Patagonia and other adventure travel destinations

A blog for adventurers who like to travel in style

Why You Should Try Chimichurri, Argentina’s Most Famous Sauce

chimichurri argentina
8 minutos

Chile might have pebre, Bolivia llajwa and Peru, salsa criolla, but when it comes to the most prolific sauce in Argentina, chimichurri wins hands down. Recipes vary between kitchens throughout the nation, but it remains a firm favorite for barbecues and an integral part of Argentina’s dining culture. Here’s why you should try chimichurri, Argentina’s most famous condiment.

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“In Patagonia” And Four Other Classic Books About Patagonia

6 minutos

While Bruce Chatwin may have introduced the beguiling secrets of Patagonia to the world stage, various other novels and travelogues have attempted to capture the magic of this region. Step into a world of Welsh villages and valiant voyages with our choice of five classic books about Patagonia, all of which are guaranteed to take you on a journey […]

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Should You Rent a Car Or Join A Tour For the Golden Circle, Iceland?

golden circle iceland
8 minutos

A 190-mile (300km) route passing through terrain rich in stunning scenery and historic places, the tour known as the Golden Circle, Iceland is not to be missed. But is it worth taking a guided trip or is it possible to hire a car and drive the full circuit? We evaluate the two options.

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The Penguin Life Cycle: Magellanic, Humboldt, Galapagos and King

penguin life cycle
8 minutos

Ever wondered how long it takes for a penguin egg to hatch or when you’re most likely to see penguin chicks in colonies around South America? We’ve got all the information you need with this article about the penguin life cycle of four South American penguin species, Magellanic, Humboldt, Galapagos and king.

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Classic Argentina Desserts and Where to Try Them

argentina desserts
8 minutos

If there’s one thing you must learn about Argentina before visiting, it’s how much the locals love sugary treats. If you’ve got a similarly sweet tooth, then make sure you get your teeth around these six classic Argentina desserts.

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How To Plan A Cruise From Punta Arenas the Smart Way

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8 minutos

A cruise from Punta Arenas is the ideal way of exploring Patagonia. We’ve previously discussed the main highlights you can expect to see by setting sail from southern Chile’s largest city, but whether you’re ready to book or are still looking for inspiration, we’re here to help with this guide to planning your cruise. From itinerary […]

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Endemic Species in Madagascar: the Astonishing Breadth of Wildlife

endemic species madagascar
5 minutos

The huge diversity of landscapes in Madagascar, the world’s fourth largest island, match its superlative range of endemic, exotic species. Five percent of all known species on the earth are found here, including 200 mammals, 300 types of birds, 260 of reptiles and over 266 amphibian species; a kaleidoscope of wildlife that lives in habitats […]

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6 Traditional (and Delicious!) Chilean Desserts You Have to Sample

chilean desserts
7 minutos

Drawing together household favorites from the full 2,670-mile (4,300km) length of the country, this list of top Chilean desserts should satisfy any sweet tooth. You’ll notice a common theme arises (both here and in our list of Argentine sweet treats): Chileans are huge fans of manjar (or dulce de leche as it is known in other […]

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Unusual Northern European Cities to Visit on Baltic Cruises

baltic cruises
7 minutos

Although Oslo, Stockholm and Copenhagen are on the map when it comes to cruises in the Baltic sea, other European cities are yet to receive the same levels of attention. But those who book onto a tour of some of Northern Europe’s lesser-known cities are richly rewarded; believe us, these four harbor cities combined awe-inspiring architecture with fine-dining, […]

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Essential Patagonia Facts to Know Before Travelling in the Region

patagonia facts
9 minutos

You’ve booked your flights and you’re ready to land in one of the planet’s most exceptional areas of natural beauty. But before you travel, it’s worth reading the following essential Patagonia facts to make sure that your trip runs as smoothly as possible.

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