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Zegrahm Expeditions Travel Resources
Welcome to the Zegrahm Expeditions resources page! Here you will find inspiration for your next adventure and information from your last adventure, produced by our field leaders, Seattle office staff, and contributing writers. From blog posts and field reports (daily recaps of a past expeditions with images) to photo galleries and videos, explore your world from our perspective.
A Tribute To Edward Bransfield and the Discovery of the Antarctic Continent
Explorers today pride themselves on making their own trails, discovering hidden gems, and venturing off the beaten path. We are inspired by the explorers of old, those who sought to chart and map the mysteries of the world. Explorers like Irish ship’s master Edward Bransfield, whose legendary expedition discovered and first charted the mainland of Antarctica in 1820.
The Best Travel Credit Card Options
Travel credit cards are becoming increasingly popular, and that’s not surprising. When you consider how many added perks you get for simply using them, it’s more surprising that many people still aren’t using them.
They can help you book trips easier and usually offer exclusive perks for...
The Best Winter Vacation Ideas
As the weather gets gloomier, most people start craving sunlight and warmth, even if just for a few weeks.
Luckily, there are plenty of easily-accessible winter vacation destinations that can fit anyone’s taste. It’s just a matter of coming up with winter vacation ideas that are the right fit.
So, in this article, we’ll explore some of the...
The Best Gifts for Travelers
Finding the right gifts for people who travel isn’t an easy task.
People who enjoy traveling usually value experiences over possessions, so whatever you get them must be practical or help them achieve their travel dreams.
Luckily, there are plenty of gifts for travelers that...
The Best Wildlife Parks & Wildlife Tours in the World for Animal Lovers
Global interest in nature-based tourism, which includes wildlife tourism, has grown rapidly over the last decade. At the same time, wildlife has become increasingly under threat from issues such as habitat loss, poaching, and a lack of funding for conservation.
Richard Damania, lead economist for the...
What to Wear to Antarctica
When traveling to glacial destinations, deciding what to wear becomes less about fashion and more about function. Each piece of clothing you pack will need to serve a purpose.
This is especially true when visiting Antarctica. The earth’s most southern continent, this icy landmass is filled with beautiful snow-...
As an expert on ecotourism, one of the most common questions I get is, “How do I know which tour operators are truly sustainable?” As with choosing green hotels, the answer is fairly complex and generally involves asking a lot of questions.
But over the past 20 years of immersing myself in the responsible travel...
For nearly 30 years, Zegrahm Expeditions has been taking travelers to the world’s most remote and remarkable destinations on all seven continents and offering unique experiences in some of the planet’s most fascinating places.
On a Zegrahm small-ship cruise, you’ll get expert guidance, luxurious comfort, personalized attention, gourmet food, and a chance to make lasting friendships with like-minded people.
In addition to being able to dock in secluded harbors that are off-...
The Ultimate Cruise Packing List (Including Cold, Hot/Dry, & Tropical Climates)
Packing for a cruise vacation isn’t always smooth sailing. There are a number of things to consider when deciding what to bring on a cruise, including how long your cruise is, where you’ll be cruising, the climate of your intended destination, and any activities you’ll be taking part in along the way.
Depending on the type of ship and your chosen destination, you...