There are penguins on your doorstep, spectacular scenery, and, of course, a place that's rich in history.
That's a good side of the unusual British forces posting to the Falkland islands.
The bad side is the icy gale-force winds, freezing conditions, and limited roads and connectivity.
So would these difficulties make someone not want to deploy there?
Forces TV went to find out how those on the islands get through the challenges and find fun in the posting.