Welcome to Quark Expeditions’ Blog, an exciting online forum designed to share your experiences and hear all about what’s going on in the Polar Regions. Our blog is a place for discovery, insight, and fun! We’ve gathered stories, observations, reflections, and more showcase the remote and pristine destinations we visit and the fascinating people you’ll meet. Visit us often to read notes from the field, browse our photos and [...]
Editor’s Note: If you are planning a visit to Antarctica, you’ll find yourself making your way to Ushuaia, Argentina, commonly referred to as the “southernmost city in the world”. This is the city where all of Quark’s Antarctic voyages depart from. We asked Angela Buchberger, our Merchandise Manager to tell us a little about “Fin del Mundo” (the “End of the world”), and she offered up some fantastic travel tips. Ushuaia has [...]
So, what’s it really like to travel with Quark Expeditions anyway? We’ve put together a short highlight reel of Arctic and Antarctic voyages using actual customer and staff footage to help give you an idea of what’s in store for you when you travel with us. Breathtaking scenery, wildlife encounters, icebergs and glaciers and much more – take a quick peek at our reel and start planning your next polar adventure! [...]
EXPERIENCE “VIRTUAL ANTARCTICA” WITH QUARK EXPEDITIONS AND TOURWRIST Panoramic Image Debut on Antarctic Explorer Voyage January 16th, 2013 – – Quark Expeditions, the leader in polar adventure, announces it has teamed up with TourWrist to provide a virtual expedition experience of the Antarctic Peninsula via the company’s virtual platform which enables consumers to shoot, view and share 360-degree panoramic images via smartphone, tablets and computers. Quark Expeditions’ photography guide and [...]
One of the most commonly asked questions we get asked is how to dress properly for polar travel. It’s very important to ensure you have the proper clothing items in order to maximize your comfort and enjoyment while on your adventure! We’ve put together this handy infographic (starring our merchandise coordinator Jaymie!) to help you get ready fopr your trip of a lifetime!