How to Help Kerala

Beautiful, gentle Kerala, has suffered a big disaster, caused by the worst flooding in a century. Huge numbers of people have been displaced and many have lost their lives. We have been keeping in close contact with our colleagues there – over the years we have developed strong friendships with them and have got to […]

Ode to the E-Bike – what’s so great about them: our experiences

                  It’s official: I am madly in love with my e-bike. Dag and I each have one at our European base in Catalonia. To start with, at last I can keep up with him! And it’s been a game changer in terms of where I can cycle, […]

Antarctica Inside Scoop: Guest Blog by Lauren and Jim Farrell!

Last November we went on a 3-week expedition to the Falkland Islands, South Georgia Island and the Antarctic Peninsula. This was an incredible trip, maybe our best ever! Maria from Hidden Places advised us about the choice of the trip with Polar Latitudes, the timing and even the suite we should book – and she […]

Antarctica Inside Scoop: Kayaking!

It may seem like a crazy idea to go kayaking on the wild Antarctic Coast, but trust us – it is amazing! The kayak groups on our Antarctic trips this past season all agreed that this is a paddler’s paradise. Kayaking in Antarctica is humbling and inspiring: truly an otherworldly experience. You move quietly through […]

Antarctica Inside Scoop: What to wear?

It’s not everyday that you head off to the Antarctic on a 100-passenger luxury boat to go zodiac riding past icebergs, walking amongst thousands of penguins, and maybe kayaking and camping. So how do you pack for such a multi faceted trip to the Great White Continent? First off: forget fancy. You can, if you […]

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