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Top 10 Songs to Fire Up Your Tropical Vacation

Ah, the tropics! There is so much to see there. From white-bone beaches to out-of-this-world nature – we can marvel at such spectacular splendor countless times. This way, many of us decide to set out on a thrilling tropical adventure and gaze at the above-mentioned wonders.  But nothing can create the best mood for your…

Oct 22, 2020

Art
Arctic Art: Some of the Most Notable Artworks Inspired by the Arctic

The vast lands of the Arctic agitate a lot of minds. They enchant and disturb a lot of people. Such a mysterious aura gives too much food for thought and imagination. No wonder a lot of artistic people were inspired by Arctic beauty and mysteriousness. Here are some artworks that glorify the vast magnitude of…

Oct 22, 2020

History
Read Your Way Through the Arctic—Books to Complement Your Journey [Checklist with the Map]

One of the most exciting and surefire ways of preparing yourself for a wonderful journey is to read about your intended destination in a book. Just imagine how amazing it might feel when you’re visiting the places the main characters of your favorite fiction interacted in. Thus, unknown locations become familiar and made-up or partially-fictional…

Oct 22, 2020

Science
The Greatest Polar Explorers in History or Who Reached the Poles First

Probably there is no place left on the blue planet that we haven’t visited or discovered: we’ve looked into its every nook and cranny, and have explored even the deepest parts of it like the Mariana Trench. So, it’s indeed hard to believe that some dozens of years ago only two places were not conquered:…

Sep 10, 2020

Science
Look Inside an Antarctic “City” of Penguins

Explore a Real Jewel of the Southern Antarctic Realm Every avid explorer dreams about seeing penguins in Antarctica. There is an awe-inspiring place where you can see thousands of them. Its name is South Georgia, a remote island, located near the Antarctic peninsula. Innumerable types of penguins live on this frozen land. From gentoos to…

Sep 10, 2020

Science
Arctic Marine Life: Diversity You’ve Never Seen

The Arctic Ocean hides incredible miracles inside. Covered by thick ice shields, even the sunlight can’t reach there. But if you’re brave enough to dive in the most profound shelf of the Arctic Ocean, your courage will be rewarded. And once you’ve got there, you’ll be amazed by its wonderful marine creatures.  Picture yourself marveling…

Sep 10, 2020

Science
Unbelievable Stories of Modern-Day Expeditions – Lessons Learned

A notable French writer, Albert Camus, once said, ‘Life is the sum of all your choices.’ And we entirely agree with this statement. Even a choice of discovering unknown territories like the Arctic, the Antarctic, and the Amazon may enrich your soul with memorable experiences and bold adventures. Sir John Franklin, Captain Robert Scott, Ernest…

Sep 10, 2020

Science
Global Warming and the Arctic: Are All the Concerns Justified?

2100 is on the rise, and you’re sitting in your smart house. The newly released version of Alexa prepares dinner, and you make yourself comfortable on the sofa. You turn on your TV set to watch a favorite traveling program on The National Geographic. And all of a sudden, the TV show is interrupted by…

Sep 10, 2020

Journey
What’s the Arctic Circle and Why is it an Amazing Place?

From time immemorial, people were fascinated with the lands caked with thick ice. They’ve tried to reach them even before the Common Era. The Old Continent used to send men on multiple expeditions to uncover all the secrets the permafrost had. But due to perilous oceans, changeable weather conditions, and fickle wild nature, they mostly…

Jul 16, 2020

Journey
10 Best Places in Reykjavík: Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to See

There is no right time to visit Reykjavík. Every season is gorgeous there. In winter, you can marvel at spectacular northern lights and gaze at snowy slopes. When summer comes to Iceland, it opens unlimited opportunities for travelers to explore its astonishing nature. The Golden Circle, the south coast, and other eye-catching places can be…

Jul 15, 2020