Patagonia and other adventure travel destinations

A blog for adventurers who like to travel in style

The Icy Secrets of Matanuska Glacier Park

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Located at Mile 102, a two-hours’ drive north east of Anchorage in Alaska, is Matanuska Glacier Park. Described as one of Alaska’s most accessible glaciers, Matanuska Glacier is the largest in the whole of the US that can be reached by vehicle.

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7 Things You Learn on a Trip to Argentina

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Whether exploring the windswept pampas plains and sky-piercing peaks of Argentine Patagonia or learning to tango and dine late into the night on the sultry streets of Buenos Aires, traveling in Argentina overwhelms all of the senses – and leaves you immediately booking your next visit.

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Chilean Vacation Packages to Santiago

chilean vacation packages
10 minutos

Cosmopolitan, dynamic, and deserving of more than a short layover, Santiago is growing in status as a must-see in South America. A metropolitan city that has sometimes been unfairly overlooked in favor of other South American capitals, Santiago’s vibrant fine dining scene, access to vineyards, and status as a winter sports destination make it a […]

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Unusual Patagonia Honeymoon Destinations

patagonia honeymoon
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For couples with a passion for adventure and who are looking to explore the world together, a Patagonia honeymoon is hard to rival. Whether you’re fans of relaxation, adventure sports, hiking or appreciating pristine nature, there are destinations to suit all tastes. Get inspired for your honeymoon with our guide to the most unusual destinations […]

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Argentina Holidays in Wine Country

argentina holidays
8 minutos

Ranked as the fifth top wine producing country in the world, it’s no wonder that the Malbec grape has become synonymous with Argentina. Relaxing in a trendy Buenos Aires bar with a glass of locally produced wine and a steak from the parrilla has become the stuff of perfect Argentina holidays, but many visitors to this country are […]

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Magellanic Penguins in Chilean Patagonia

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What are Magellanic penguins? Magellanic penguins or spheniscus magellanicus are a medium-sized species of penguin named after the explorer Ferdinand Magellan, who was the first to record the animal during an expedition in 1519. They are identifiable by their distinctive white band which loops from each eye and meets at the underside of the throat. […]

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The Torres del Paine Circuit: Patagonia’s Most Famous Hike

torres del paine circuit
7 minutos

Voted as the Eighth Wonder of the World in 2013 by international tourists, Torres del Paine National Park remains a symbol of Chilean Patagonia and a destination that has been capturing the imagination of hikers and travelers across the globe. Home to the Torres del Paine Circuit, as well as the ‘W’ trek, the park has arguably […]

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10 Amazing Facts You Never Knew About the Galápagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands
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Always ranking highly on travelers’ bucket lists to South America, the Galápagos Islands are a spellbinding paradise of unique, scientifically significant wildlife species and are located 620-miles (1000-km) off the coast of Ecuador.

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Top Chile Beaches: Viña del Mar

Chile beaches
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With a 2,600-mile (4,200km) coastline, it’s unsurprising that pristine sands characterize this coastal country. Chile’s vast line of beaches extends from the tip of South America at Cape Horn in the far south, to the border of Peru in the north, making it a country completely at one with the sea. Given that the average […]

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Patagonia Holidays: Explore the Land of Glaciers

Patagonia Holidays
8 minutos

With the northern and southern Patagonian ice fields (the largest extrapolar mass of ice in the southern hemisphere) found in this region, glaciers are a feature of nature that Patagonia certainly does in style. In fact, all of Chilean Patagonia and the westernmost parts of Argentine Patagonia were once completely covered by the enormous Patagonian […]

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