Month: January 2019

Tammi Talks Travel: Antarctic Explorer

Waking on embarkation day, for a ten-day adventure to the Antarctic Peninsula is a surreal feeling. This journey for me was the holy grail of travel “bucket list” adventures. For those that wonder why you would go to this remote part of the world, I can report that for me it was to see something unique; untouched and untainted. What I experienced was far above and beyond my expectations and a real game changer to my bucket list of destinations going forward. Embarking in Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world, I was greeted by the Akademik Ioffe staff...

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🚢 Cruising Your Own Way

Tips for South Pacific Cruising If you’ve already got a South Pacific cruise booking or considering cruising the islands in the future, Natasha Osman, senior consultant at Clean Cruising, has provided some useful tips for you so you’re well versed before you set sail and know what to expect in port. Doing your own thing and walking, hiring local drivers, or taking the local bus is easy when arriving into ports. In Noumea, a hop-on, hop-off bus can be arranged for about $15. As you come out of the terminal, there are booths and operators set up to help....

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🚢 Packing for a cruise

The one time you should pack more clothes! In a travel career spanning more than 30 years, Clean Cruising senior consultant and “cruise master” Martine Hero has picked up a packing tip or two. And whether her voyage is long or short, to Europe or Asia-Pacific, for work or play, these decades of sailing have equipped the self-confessed cruise addict with know-how to ensure her luggage is shipshape. MY PACKING STYLE IS … Definitely last-minute. I rely on a mental packing list I call my “travel packing memory”, which is akin to muscle memory. For at least a week...

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