Patagonia and other adventure travel destinations

A blog for adventurers who like to travel in style

How to make your own island green smoothie

  • Australis

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

  • Australis

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

  • Australis

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

  • Australis

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

  • Australis

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?

  • Australis

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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A History of Chile Traditional Clothing And Where To Find it

  • Australis

While a trip to Santiago, the Chilean capital proves that the vast majority of city dwellers wear modern, Western-style clothing, this isn’t the case throughout the entire country. In fact, Chile traditional clothing ranges from the ponchos of the huasos (cowboys) to the ornate trarilonco of the indigenous Mapuche people. 

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Where To Go Birdwatching in Chile And Species to Spot

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With 493 species of birds, including 12 endemic to the country and 35 species that are globally threatened, Chile is an exciting place for birders. And with tour agencies running trips for those keen to go birdwatching in Chile, there are plenty of opportunities to catch a glimpse of even […]

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