A penguin on Cuverville Island.

A feeling for ice

Following a fine tradition, Ben Groundwater goes on expedition to a wilderness no longer so inaccessible.

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Your questions

My father is keen to go to Antarctica for his 80th birthday in October. When is a good time to go?

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Kind of blue ... a king penguin colony on Salisbury Plain.

Feat in the freezer

Roy Masters rides the swell on a maiden voyage past giant icebergs and Shackleton's resting place.

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Night of cold lang syne

Forget Sydney Harbour, Matt Collins attends a New Year's Eve do with the ultimate views.

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