SHACKLETON NEWS ARCHIVE
A very useful guide to travel in the Antarctic can be found at the 'Cool Antarctica' website, whose excellent photogallery is mentioned above. The guide details the various basics of travel in cold climes, and gives some helpful information about the ships used and a host of other useful information.
The same site includes some details of clothing for extreme temperature, and the opportunity to purchase.
Another site full of useful details about what and what not to expect on an Antarctic tour, together with information on the various cruise ships and operators, is 'Cruises.about.com'.
The site has many useful links and points to the kind of priorities to consider when planning an Antarctic Cruise.
The principal official source of information on cruise companies offering trips to Antarctica is IAATO, the International Association of Antarctica Cruise Operators, which has a valuable, well-illustrated website full of helpful and useful information.
An amusing page of 'Shackleton Trivia' can also be found at the website of the double National Geographic award-winning tour company Zegrahm & Eco.