By Drifter

Antarctica: the white continent

There is a sign in the southernmost city in the world that reads “Ushuaia: the end of the world and the beginning of everything”.

The polar bears of Churchill

The town of Churchill lies midway along the western shore of Hudson Bay in northern Canada. It’s the sort of place you don’t visit by accident.

Vilamoura: the Algarve's playground

OK, I get the picture… The boss is away, it’s raining again and you’ve spent the morning idly musing over the meaning of life and scouring the internet for "vacant Scottish

Whale-watching in Iceland

Iceland has long been one of those "nearly booked" destinations: often considered, but frequently dismissed as being too expensive. In October 2008, all of that changed.