jonny blair went backpacking in antarctica

Backpacking in Antarctica: My Top 5 Moments!

It’s almost three years since I went backpacking in Antarctica, and though I’ve written about 40 articles about it already, I haven’t yet done an actual “Top 5”. The main reason for this will be that I tend to write about each part separately, but also that every moment of the trip was a highlight Read more about Backpacking in Antarctica: My Top 5 Moments![…]

you wont find a polar bear in antarctica

10 Things You WON’T find in Antarctica

I mention Antarctica quite a lot on here, mostly because it’s by far the most incredible place I have ever been. I loved the peace and tranquility of it, the fact there are no offices, no murders etc. So here is a list of 10 things you WON’T find in Antarctica! In case you wondered… Read more about 10 Things You WON’T find in Antarctica[…]

How to get to Antarctica for cheap

How To Book A Cheap Trip to Antarctica!

This post has been a while in coming believe me and I’m about to reveal the cheapest way for a traveller or a backpacker to get to Antarctica without working on a ship or working in Antarctica. This is how to book a cheap trip to Antarctica as a traveller and backpacker. You can do it, and Read more about How To Book A Cheap Trip to Antarctica![…]

Crossing the Drake Passage to Antarctica

World Borders: Crossing The Drake Passage from Argentina to Antarctica

This latest post in my series of World Borders is WITHOUT doubt the best border I have crossed in my travel repertoire. It is the longest ever border crossing I have done between two countries (yes, MUCH longer than flights), the most exciting and the most inspiring. This my friends is the “dreaded drake”, it’s Read more about World Borders: Crossing The Drake Passage from Argentina to Antarctica[…]

drinking beer in Antarctica

Thirsty Thursdays: Drinking in Antarctica – Top 6 Places For a Beer

I was thinking about my Antarctica trip recently, and how I managed to drink in 4 different places on the trip (OK I’m cheating as three of them were onboard the boat!!!). But I thought I’d give all you Antarctic bound travellers some tips on how you can drink in Antarctica, yes there is even Read more about Thirsty Thursdays: Drinking in Antarctica – Top 6 Places For a Beer[…]

The Day I…Got Naked in Antarctica!! (X-Rated)

I have been asked a few times “What is your most crazy or outrageous travel story?” and to be honest there are a few contenders, however being naked in the waters of Antarctica has to be pretty nuts, right? So have you ever gone for a swim in the Antarctic Ocean? I have, and I Read more about The Day I…Got Naked in Antarctica!! (X-Rated)[…]

backpacking in antarctica

How to Backpack Your Way to Antarctica!

Backpacking your way to Antarctica?? Are you serious? Yes! Antarctica is without doubt the most amazing place I have travelled to, to date. It really is like another world and anyone who has been there will agree with me. It’s a white continent of superlatives, it’s magical! But can you do it on a backpacker Read more about How to Backpack Your Way to Antarctica![…]

5 Amazing Tranquil Islands!

I was thinking about all the islands I’ve visited and trying to narrow it down to the best ones, but I just couldn’t so I’ll compile a few different lists to sum them up in categories. First of all these are my 5 top tranquil islands. Places you can get away to for relaxing, with Read more about 5 Amazing Tranquil Islands![…]

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