Patagonia and other adventure travel destinations

A blog for adventurers who like to travel in style

Reusable cruise luggage tags: A super simple holiday hack

  • Australis

You’ve spent hours pouring over brochures and websites; you’ve selected your ideal route; now you’re preparing for your dream cruise. Once the fun part is out of the way (excluding the holiday itself of course!), it’s time to start thinking about the logistics. What will the weather be like? What […]

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What’s in a name? Argentinian names and their meanings

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Many people in Argentina have beautiful, lyrical names. But what is the origin of Argentinian names like Diego Armando Maradona Franco, Ernesto “Che” Guevara de la Serna and Eva María Duarte de Perón? In this article, we run through the root, meaning and cultural significance of surnames, or apellidos, that you may encounter on your trip to Argentina. […]

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3 Argentina landmarks you must see

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Argentina is one of the most picturesque countries on earth. Tourists travel from far and wide to catch a glimpse of any number of famous Argentina landmarks. You could visit Argentina ten times and still not see all it has to offer. Patagonia alone is home to a stunning range […]

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Cruises to Iceland: What you need to know

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Cruises are a dream vacation for many people. Cruises to Iceland are a particularly popular choice and with good reason. Iceland is a beautiful part of the world with a lot to offer in terms of sightseeing and nature. As with any big trip, you should do your homework ahead […]

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Understanding Argentina culture

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Planning a trip to Argentina? Good for you. From its sandy beaches and bustling cities to the unspoiled beauty of Patagonia, there’s a lot to do and see. Preparing for an Argentinian vacation is a key part of the process. You’ve got to research and decide which parts of the country […]

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Why are glaciers white? The ultimate glacier fact guide

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Have you ever asked yourself “why are glaciers white?” Obvious as it may seem, it’s not a stupid question. It’s a good question, in fact, and a lot of people couldn’t answer it. Most people don’t spend all that much time thinking about glaciers, and we think that’s a shame. Glaciers […]

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Leisure time with Chilean wine

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There are many ways to enjoy leisure time. Some people like to read, others like to meditate, others still like to go on adventure holidays. For many, nothing beats the simple pleasure of a glass of well-made wine. If you’re planning to visit Chile anytime soon, you can experience adventure during […]

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Planning your Patagonia holidays: 3 essentials

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Planning for Patagonia holidays this year? Congratulations. You’ve picked the destination of a lifetime and you won’t be disappointed. Patagonia is a beautiful part of the world and there’s no good reason that you won’t have a great time – unless you fail to plan, of course. Ensure that your […]

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What you need to know about Chile Independence Day

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Visit Chile in September, and you’ll undoubtedly hear talk of Chile Independence Day. If you’re lucky enough to be there on and around the 18th of September, you’ll get to join in the celebration. The 18th marks Chile Independence Day and is known locally as the Dieciocho. Whether you’re planning […]

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