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Applying to the Ecologic Institute’s Arctic Summer College

This summer, transdisciplinary research organisation The Ecologic Institute will hold its 3rd annual Arctic Summer College, and I plan on attending. To apply, I wrote two essays speaking to my interests in the program, as well as issues facing the region. Here’s what I had to say: Arctic Summer College Application Essays – Summer, 2014 …

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Interviewing for the Tour Leader Position with G Adventures

Recently I had the opportunity to meet with G Adventures Bruce Poon-Tip, as well as Global Purpose Specialist Eduardo Cartaya. After a number of inspiring converstaions, I submitted my application to work with them at a Chief Exploration Officer – a G Adventures guide. For your interest, here are my brief answers submitted online. I’d …

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Speaking About Antarctica at Percolate Inspire

Last October, I was invited to appear as the featured speaker at Percolate’s monthly Inspire speaker series. Here’s video of my talk: More on Percolate: Percolate helps brands create content at social scale. Some key features include: – Track events and plan content at the intersection of brand voice and cultural relevance – Employees never …

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I’ll Be Appearing At The New York Travel Festival, Speaking About Adventure Travel in Antarctica

[column type=”two-thirds”] This year, the New York Travel Festival is taking place April 26-27, 2014 in New York City. I’ve been selected by the organizers to act as the resident expert on Antarctica.  Read my bio on the NY Travel Festival website.  The New York Travel Festival aims to reinvent the consumer travel show for …

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Mentioned in Washington Post: “7 tips on surviving the Cold from people living in cold places”

This morning I got a brief mention in the Washington Post on how to survive in cold temperatures.  They only published a few from my list – here’s the full list: Tips on how to survive the cold weather, from an Antarctic worker’s perspective: Layer Layer Layer. Instead of one big bulky jacket, plan your …

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5 Online Tools You Should Use To Plan Your Next Trip Around The World

I’ve recently returned from about a year of constant travel. During my travels, I planned most of it on my own using a few custom planning forms I’ve developed over the years, as well as a few basic tools. However, after researching the current offerings of travel planning tools on the internet, I now know …

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Living and Working at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica, Summer 2012-2013

During the Austral Summer of 2012-2013, I traveled to Antarctica to work as a Cook, EMT, Tour Guide, and Photojournalist at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station. While I was living there, I took over 10,000 photos, hours of video footage, and published an article about life in Antarctica on my blog every single day.  Here’s …

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A Tour of the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica

After living and working at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station during the summer 2012-2013 season, I’ve had the chance to see most parts of the station. Additionally, I also worked as a tour guide for the various tourist groups who visited the station. Here’s a brief narrated video tour of both the elevated station as …

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Frequently Asked Questions about life at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, Antarctica

Complete Antarctica videos, photos, articles – http://JeffreyDonenfeld.com/Antarctica I lived at the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station Austral Summer 2012-13. My move here was a long time coming, but the final decision to make the journey here came suddenly, and without a lot of time for reflection or preparation – both for myself, as well as my …

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