Patagonia and other adventure travel destinations

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Unmissable Chile Vacation Packages in Magallanes Region

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Comprising the very southern stretch of Chilean Patagonia, the Magallanes Region is an area of outstanding natural beauty and contains some of the most fragile habitats in the world. Visit this dazzling landscape of evergreen rainforest, shimmering fjords and towering mountains on Chile vacation packages and discover some of the country’s most spectacular wildlife and […]

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The Ultimate Two Week Northern Chile Itinerary

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Passing from valleys of lush vineyards in Valle de Elqui, to the dramatic, volcano-dominated altiplano scenery of the Atacama Desert and the sand dunes of vibrant coastal town, Iquique, the Norte Grande and Norte Chico regions of Chile should not be missed. In only two weeks, it’s possible to take an unforgettable trip through the […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Torres del Paine Weather

torres del paine weather
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Torres del Paine weather is unpredictable to say the least. With climatic conditions capable of passing through four distinct seasons in one day, hiking in this national park is an introduction to Patagonia’s notoriously capricious climate. But don’t be put off; the gem in Patagonia’s crown merits a visit and we’ve put together this guide to everything […]

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Top Patagonia Tours for Hikers

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Hiking in Patagonia is a combination of exceptional landscapes and surprisingly accessible trails – many of which can be walked by those with little trekking experience. As a result, Patagonia is recognised as a true walker’s paradise: glacial-blue lakes beneath rocky, snow-capped peaks and exceptional panoramic views on each and every trail. If you’re looking to […]

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Northern Lights Cruise: Admiring the Aurora Borealis

Northern lights cruise
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The beguiling phenomenon of the Northern Lights is one that has been fascinating humans around the world for millennia. Most visible from within the Arctic Circle, the best way of appreciating nature’s most spectacular light show is through a Northern Lights cruise. Many routes combine a few nights on shore with others spent sailing in the […]

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A Marine Diet: What Do Penguins Eat?

What do penguins eat
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The penguin family consists of between 17 and 19 different species of aquatic, flightless birds. To determine exactly what do penguins eat, it’s necessary to consider each different genus of penguin.

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6 Indispensable Tips for an Extraordinary Patagonian Adventure

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Patagonia is the adventure playground of South America, and tourists flock here for its blend of extraordinary flora and fauna and superlatively tall mountains that are just begging to be hiked.

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Tango in San Telmo, Buenos Aires

San Telmo, Buenos Aires
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The city’s oldest barrio or neighborhood, San Telmo, Buenos Aires is a hot spot of sultry tango dancing, colonial architecture and lively street markets. It’s also considered the birthplace of tango; a dance which found its way onto the UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage list in 2009. San Telmo remains an important district for learning about tango, which […]

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Ernest Shackleton and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration

ernest shackleton
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An Anglo-Irish explorer, Ernest Shackleton acquired fame for his three expeditions to the Antarctic in the early 1900s and was an important figure in the time period now known as the “Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration”. This was an era of international scientific and geographical exploration – and one that is celebrated for its exceptional achievements despite […]

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Alberto de Agostini National Park and the End of the Andes

Alberto de Agostini National Park
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A little-known protected area in the very south of Chile, the Alberto de Agostini National Park is the third largest in the whole country, covering an area of 5,637-sq. miles (14,600-sq. km). It takes its name from the Italian priest of the Salesians of Don Bosco order, Father Alberto María de Agostini, who drew up […]

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