Posts Tagged ‘penguins’

The LG Travel News Roundup: Science Explains Our Love of Beaches

By Susmita Baral LG News Intern Missed the big travel stories of the week? And the weird, wacky and insignificant ones? We’ve got your roundup right here… Seaside Psychology Anyone can tell you that a stroll on the beach is relaxing and peaceful, but now science can back it up! A recently published...
April 27th, 2012 | Weekly Travel News | Read More

Happy Feet?

Happy Feet?
A trip to Antarctica is like the real-life version of Animal Planet: Where else in the world can you sail past seals sleeping on ice bergs or plop down on a snowy beach where curious penguins climb right onto your lap? Thus far all of our wildlife spottings have been the warm and cuddly kind-until our...
June 4th, 2008 | Adventure Travel, Antarctica, Volunteering & Giving Back, Websites and Blogs, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Taking the Polar Plunge

Taking the Polar Plunge
Maybe we were on a natural high after surviving the Drake Passage, or maybe all that fresh Antarctic air went straight to our heads, but almost every passenger on our voyage took a (polar) plunge and joined the Antarctic Swim Team. As our ship headed to Whaler’s Bay, Deception Island, in the South...
May 15th, 2008 | Adventure Travel, Antarctica, Cruise, Extras, Lost Girls, Wildlife & Animals | Read More

Antarctica: The Final Frontier

Antarctica: The Final Frontier
The South Pole was on the top of my travel wish list, and I finally made it to the bottom of the world. There’s been some debate about whether the tourism boom is good or bad for The Ice (just 6,750 people traveled to the South Pole in ’92/’93, compared to about 40,000 this year, according...
March 30th, 2008 | Adventure Travel, Antarctica, Cruise, Wildlife & Animals | Read More