5 Cool Things To Do When Backpacking in Antarctica

5 Cool Things To Do When Backpacking in Antarctica

This post originally appeared on a site about travel without borders but the author removed it, so here it is on my site now!! I cannot believe Antarctica was 10 years ago for me now – I feel so old thinking about it… Jonny Blair is a global nomad. Ten years after leaving his Northern Read more about 5 Cool Things To Do When Backpacking in Antarctica[…]

Reminiscing My Luxury Antarctica Cruise

Reminiscing My Luxury Antarctica Cruise

In 2010, I headed to Antarctica on what was a real travel dream of mine. I had worked really hard for months on broccoli and cauliflower farms in Tasmania, Australia to pay for this trip. I was to be heading on a luxury cruise ship, all inclusive and I would leave the Argentinian city of Read more about Reminiscing My Luxury Antarctica Cruise[…]

Arrival in Antarctica at Barrientos. Panny Yu, unmet.

The Day I…Met My Ex-Girlfriend in Antarctica

“We got a love that ain’t got no name. We kiss our love with lips like pain. I said Oh Ho” – Brett Anderson (Suede). OK so…on my travels I often told this story to people who were somehow fascinated. But now, almost 8 years on, it’s not such a fantasy or a dream any Read more about The Day I…Met My Ex-Girlfriend in Antarctica[…]

Top 10 Cruises From My Travels

“I’d love to get you on a slow boat to China, all to myself alone” – Frank Loesser. How do you like to travel? Boat? Plane? Bus? Train? Car? Jeep? Joe Baxi? For me, it’s anyway I can and I love the whole aspect of travelling, just being out there seeing the world. I once wrote Read more about Top 10 Cruises From My Travels[…]

Top 10 Ways to Prepare for Backpacking in Antarctica

You probably get bored by my endless posts (almost 50 now?) on my favourite continent, Antarctica. However it was the trip of my lifetime and I’ll never stop raving about it! I mentioned before about the checklist on what things to take etc. but here today I’ll give you my top 10 ways to prepare Read more about Top 10 Ways to Prepare for Backpacking in Antarctica[…]

naked backpacking

Top 5 Places to get Naked Around the World

We are born naked. Somewhere along the way some bright spark invented clothes and decided we should cover up. Possibly to cope with cold weather, possibly to keep clean, possibly to protect ourselves or possibly shame at showing our so called “private bits” to others. Sod that, I went backpacking around the world getting naked Read more about Top 5 Places to get Naked Around the World[…]

best antarctic islands

Top 5 Islands in Antarctica

Every now and then I love to write about Antarctica again. It still ranks as my number one travel trip to date. A pure Winter Wonderland. An untouched paradise and a total dream backpacking destination. I’ve told my story countless times, of how I lived cheaply in Tasmania working 12hour days and 7day weeks on Read more about Top 5 Islands in Antarctica[…]

visas for antarctica

How to Get An Antarctica Visa

Originally this was going to be a “tongue in cheek” type post but then I figured it doesn’t need to be. Nor should it. I’m all about decent travel advice to help you on your journeys! After my Antarctica trip in 2010 I did get a lot of people asking me “do you need a Read more about How to Get An Antarctica Visa[…]

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