I stand at one of the most famous passenger ports in the world, looking out to sea. I'm feeling inspired by the freezing gulf before me, yet a little demoralised by this place. It's the end of the world. Who wouldn't be?
Exploring the streets of Sydney’s colourful and historic Rocks area can see you handcuffed in a bunker one minute and drinking espresso martinis in a trendy industrial-style bar the next.
Deception Island in the South Shetland Islands offers grim reminders of a time when whales were hunted and killed in their thousands. It is a place full of deception – morbid and unpredictable, but also heavenly.
There’s nothing like a swim in zero-degree-temperature water to wake up a body – especially when followed by a jacuzzi with glacier views. Caroline Berdon explores the icy beauty of Antarctica from both land and sea.