Patagonia and other adventure travel destinations

A blog for adventurers who like to travel in style

Perito Moreno Glacier tour: The best ways to explore this huge glacier

perito moreno glacier tour
6 minutos

As Argentine Patagonia’s most iconic feature, the Perito Moreno Glacier is the most impressive sight in the entire Los Glaciares National Park. At over 3 miles wide and 78 meters tall, standing in the shadow of its icy blue expanse is truly humbling. What’s more, it’s one of the few glaciers in the world that’s […]

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The activities, adventures, and family sports Patagonia has on offer

family sports patagonia
8 minutos

Patagonia is famous for its breathtaking landscape. With rugged terrain, majestic glaciers, and dense forests, the region is a haven for adventurers. As a wild and untouched landscape, Patagonia plays host to a wealth of sporting activities to keep the kids entertained. From hiking to horseback riding, there’s something for every age and ability. So […]

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Peso-pinching peak season family holidays: Patagonia on a budget

peak season family holidays
8 minutos

Patagonia is a wonderful place to visit with your family. This remote, rugged landscape is filled with opportunities for adventure. From hiking to kayaking, climbing to cycling, there’s a wealth of outdoor activities to keep the kids entertained. With so much to do and see, Patagonia is certain to capture your children’s imagination. However, many […]

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Is South America safe for traveling? Myth-busting and handy hints

is south america safe for travelling
7 minutos

Sometimes, when you tell people that you’re planning a trip to Chile, Argentina or Brazil, they look a little concerned and ask, “But is South America safe for traveling?” However, more often than not, they needn’t be worried. After all, South America is a continent, not a single country. Of course, some parts of Latin […]

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The complete guide to planning a solo traveling experience in Chile

solo traveling experience
10 minutos

Chile is an unforgettable place to embark on a solo traveling experience. The country’s dramatic landscape plays host to majestic mountains, vast deserts, and huge glaciers. However, the stunning landscape isn’t the only thing the world’s longest country has to offer. Chilean cities are vibrant and cosmopolitan, with the capital Santiago boasting excellent cuisine and […]

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Following Darwin’s journey aboard a Patagonia passenger ship

patagonia passenger ship
7 minutos

Tierra del Fuego has inspired scientists and nature lovers for centuries. The endemic species, snow-capped mountains, and majestic glacial landforms provided inspiration for some of history’s most significant scientific discoveries. For instance, it was in this wild and windswept place that Charles Darwin gathered research for his most important work, On the Origin of Species. […]

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Endangered species of South America: Plants and flowers

south america plants and flowers
8 minutos

In South America plants and flowers are abundant. Currently, scientists estimate that about 80% of the planet’s flowering plant species are in the Amazon rainforest – which covers about 5.5 square kilometers of the continent. These plants and flowers are some of the most weird and wonderful you’ll ever see, with bright colors and bizarre […]

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Where do the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans meet?

where do the atlantic and pacific oceans meet
6 minutos

Many scientists say that we know more about outer space than the depths of our oceans. The Atlantic and Pacific Oceans are the two largest seas on the planet, covering half of the Earth’s surface. Together, they make up the planet’s largest habitat. Scientists are unsure as to how many species live in the oceans’ […]

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Chile’s Patagonia region: Where to go, how to get there and what to do

patagonia region
8 minutos

The Chilean Patagonia region is a wild, untamed landscape. The rugged coastline, winding roads, dense forests, and enormous icefields are an awe-inspiring sight. Furthermore, Patagonia is some of the most sparsely populated land on the planet. Filled with fascinating endemic species and rare plant life, Patagonia is a haven for wildlife lovers. Amidst this vast, […]

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Sea, stars and sky: The symbolism of the Tierra del Fuego flag

tierra del fuego flag
6 minutos

Tierra del Fuego is an archipelago at the very tip of South America, divided from the mainland by the Strait of Magellan. The largest island is Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego, with other smaller islets including the Diego Ramírez Islands, Darwin Island and Cape Horn. Chile and Argentina share the province; however, the islands […]

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