Patagonia and other adventure travel destinations

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Scandinavian Cruises: Things to Consider When Picking Your Route

scandinavian cruises
8 minutos

Startling landscapes of crystal waters, silent fjords and skies sparkling with the Aurora Borealis are the likely reasons why Scandinavian cruises have grown in popularity as a form of summer vacation. In a region where some of its most important – and fascinating cities – are sea side, cruising is actually one of the best […]

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9 Things You Must Understand Before Traveling in Argentina

10 minutos

While Argentina is arguably one of the most fascinating of all of the countries in South America, it’s fair to say that it plays by its own rules. From grasping their attitude toward timing, to realising that one trip to Argentina will never be enough, there are a few essential things you need to understand […]

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Falkland Islands Tourism: Unmissable Wildlife on the Islands

falkland islands tourism
8 minutos

The sovereignty of the Falkland Islands might remain a controversial issue, however the exciting possibilities to encounter wildlife that a visit here affords is certainly not contested. Indeed, Falkland Islands tourism revolves around visiting the habitats of a striking selection of animals, that range from penguins to pinnipeds, to albatrosses and oystercatchers. Explore the islands by boat, 4WD or […]

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How to Arrange Atacama Desert Tours from San Pedro

atacama desert tours
8 minutos

Lunar landscapes, salt lakes dotted with fluorescent flamingos and geysers spurting clouds of steaming water into the frigid dawn air: this is the Atacama Desert. Located in the far north of Chile, this region is so different in climate and terrain from the rest of the country that you’ll wonder whether you’ve landed somewhere else […]

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The Traveler’s Complete Guide to Argentina’s Major Cities

argentina major cities
9 minutos

Argentina’s relaxed and bohemian capital, Buenos Aires frequently tops the list of star attractions in the country. But while this elegant capital undoubtedly merits its position at number one on any list of Argentina’s major cities, other charming places grant excellent access to the country’s expansive countryside and stunning natural landscapes.

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8 Fascinating Facts About the Chile National Animal

chile national animal
8 minutos

Taking pride of place on the country’s coat of arms, the South American huemul is a member of the deer family and is the national animal of Chile. Alongside the national bird, the Andean Condor, it is an important species native to the Andean regions of Chile and Argentina. Once abundant in number, the past few centuries have seen populations […]

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The Ultimate Checklist For Hiking the W Trek Torres del Paine

w trek torres del paine
9 minutos

Hiking the W Trek, Torres del Paine National Park will always be an unforgettable feature of an adventure vacation in South America. As it’s one of the most popular stops along the gringo trail in Chilean Patagonia, the internet is full of information about the national park and how to organize your hiking trip.

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Which Canadian National Park Should You Visit in 2017?

7 minutos

With the news that to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, the Canadian government is waiving fees for visiting all national parks in 2017, we’ve spent acres of time daydreaming about which of these wild locations we should explore first. Get on board with our reveries and find out which of our favourite national parks in Canada you […]

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Highlights of Visiting the Historic Beagle Channel

Beagle Channel
8 minutos

A 150-mile (240 km) stretch of water separating the archipelago of Tierra del Fuego from a series of smaller islands, the Beagle Channel has a long, turbulent history and an equally dramatic visual impact upon those who visit.

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Deserts, Volcanoes and Fjords: Unique Chile Landforms To Visit

chile landforms
8 minutos

You’d be hard pressed to find a country as captivatingly diverse as Chile. 2,670-miles (4,300 km) in length, it accommodates a tantalizing range of topographies, incomparably varied ecosystems and seven distinct climatic subtypes. As a result, an impressive array of natural landmarks are sprinkled throughout its territory, many of which have contributed towards Chile’s position […]

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