Patagonia and other adventure travel destinations

A blog for adventurers who like to travel in style

7 interesting facts about Chile

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Chile is a dream holiday destination for many of us. This South American hotspot is seriously attractive to international tourists, and with good reason. From its cities and culture to its wildlife and landscape, there’s a lot to like about Chile. How much do you really know about the place, […]

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Cruise travel insurance: What you need to know

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Planning a cruise trip? Great! There’s a lot to consider, of course. Naturally, you’ll have questions. Where should you go? What time of year is best? Which cruise company should you choose? These are all normal questions. One consideration that sometimes gets forgotten about is cruise travel insurance. Seasoned travellers […]

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5 hiking gifts for adventurous loved ones

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Hikers are some of the most adventurous people on earth. There’s something about scaling mountains, climbing rocks and navigating dangerous terrain that attracts risk-takers. These are the sort of people that seek thrills, and consequently, they can be hard to buy gifts for. Do you really think a traditional gift […]

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How to make your own island green smoothie

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Nothing stirs the senses quite like an island vacation. The combination of sun, sand and socialising is like nowhere else on earth. The food and drink is great, too. Most of us can only dream of island life, though there’s nothing stopping us from recreating some of that tropical magic at […]

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Adventure is out there: 3 bucket list adventure destinations

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Planning something a little different for your next vacation? Adventure is out there for the taking, once you know where to look. Bold and brave holidaymakers have long looked beyond traditional pursuits like sun holidays and city breaks. What about you? If you’ve had enough of that and are looking […]

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The island spice recipe you need to know

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For many of us, the idea of an island vacation is a once-in-a-lifetime affair. It’s the stuff dreams are made of, which explains why so many honeymooners head for the islands. Visiting the Caribbean is not something you can do every day, but we’ve got something almost as good. It’s […]

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How to choose an adventure road bike

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Looking to buy an adventure road bike? Exciting, but be careful: There are lots of different bikes on the market, and in truth, there’s not just one type of adventure road bike. With so many options out there, it can be hard to know where to start. If you’re on the […]

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The largest South American rodent you’ve never heard of

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When it comes to planning a South American vacation, there’s a lot to consider. Factors like climate, time of year and the availability of activities all play a part. So, too, does the likelihood of seeing certain animals. The rivers and rainforests of South America offer adventurers the chance to […]

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Why you need a Patagonia Ascensionist Pack

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bSerious hikers and climbers know that the Patagonia Ascensionist Pack is a must-have. Patagonia is a market leader in adventure gear, and it’s a brand that serious adventurers trust. If you’re new to hiking and adventure vacation, it might be time to invest in one of your own. Don’t just […]

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What is the longest river in South America?

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South America boasts no shortage of great rivers. The Madeira River stretches some 3,250 kilometres and the Parana dwarfs it at 4,880 kilometres. Most impressive of all is the longest river in South America is the Amazon River. Most people correctly associate the Amazon River with the Amazon rainforest, but how […]

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