Antarctica's reputation as one of the most pristine environments on earth is being threatened by foreign plants and animals that are unwittingly being brought to the icy continent in the luggage of tourists and scientists.
6 Mar 2012
... And on the day, for that matter too... Here's a really cool idea - pardon the pun - for a breakaway with a real difference... Head due South to where the penguin is King, well, Emperor*, actually, and there's ice as far as you can see... It's a life-changing experience.
By Brian Berkman: contributing editor, travel 24 Oct 2011