Moments in time are perfectly preserved in the freezer of Antarctica. By a summer lake in a valley about 400 kilometres west of Australia’s Casey base, the Cold War still endures, overlaid by the thawing of glasnost.
Is the influx of tourism in the Antarctic Peninsula putting the environment at risk? Erin O'Dwyer reports.
The US wants tougher controls for ships going to the ice, writes Mike Heard.
The ride is rough but Jordan Baker discovers a journey to the coolest continent is all that it's cracked up to be.
Tracking endangered wildlife in politically troubled, impoverished Zimbabwe might not seem the ideal holiday spot but it's in hot demand in the travel industry's latest niche market -- "tourism of doom".
Anyone wanting escape the heat or get away from the financial crisis might apply for a 2-1/2 year job on the only continent without a bank - Antarctica.
An isolated Australian outpost in remote Antarctica has become a popular destination for adventure-seeking tourists.
Today's cruise ship incident demonstrates once again that tourism in Antarctica is not without its risks, writes Tim Elliott.