Ushuaia: Ten things to do in the southernmost city

Ushuaia: Ten things to do in the southernmost city

Ushuaia. The southernmost city in the world. Capital of Tierra del Fuego. Close to incredible hiking trails, ski resorts and the stunning Tierra del Fuego National Park. And the best-known gateway to Antarctica. There is so much character to this city that a short...
Tierra del Fuego National Park: Trekking in Ushuaia

Tierra del Fuego National Park: Trekking in Ushuaia

There is so much more to Tierra del Fuego than just a stopping point en route to Antarctica. When our trip further south was cancelled in January 2022, we were devastated but we quickly started to make the most of our time in Ushuaia, visiting penguins on Isla...
Harberton Ranch: The museum at the end of the world

Harberton Ranch: The museum at the end of the world

Skulls, bones and rotting flesh werenโ€™t in the original itinerary when we were planning our journey south. But they were a surprisingly fascinating addition to our trip when we booked a Walk with Penguins tour in Ushuaia and made a quick stop at Museo Acatushรบn on the...
Away with the Penguins: A trip to Isla Martillo

Away with the Penguins: A trip to Isla Martillo

When penguins mate, they do so for life. Thatโ€™s what makes them such attractive icons for love and romance. It is often said that a male penguin will present a female with a pebble as part of the courtship ritual – not unlike the presentation of an engagement...
Hondius: Anchored and quarantined in Ushuaia

Hondius: Anchored and quarantined in Ushuaia

Following Oceanwide Expeditions’ cancellation of our Hondius trip to Antarctica – and, of course, the surreal mixture of disappointment and relief that went with it – we decided not to cancel our flight to Ushuaia. We had, after all, packed for...