How to Overcome Flight Anxiety?

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Flight anxiety is more common than we think. It is believed that around one third of the population experiences this phobia, with intensities ranging from slight uneasiness to panic attacks. Here are some pieces of advice to overcome this feeling that may sometimes become disabling. Some Simple Tips to Make […]

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Senior travel in Patagonia: Why cruising is the best option

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The wild, untamed wilderness of Patagonia is a destination that should definitely be on your bucket list. With everything from vast, verdant grassland to majestic glaciers, the landscape in Patagonia is nothing short of breathtaking. What’s more, it’s the perfect place to get away from it all, with no cell […]

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Tips and tricks for a Patagonian vacation with a newborn

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You might think that with a newborn baby, your days of adventuring are over. If you’re serious about exploring, the thought of waiting years and years to climb mountain peaks and sail open ocean again might be pretty crushing. However, this needn’t be the case – although taking a newborn […]

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What to pack: Vacation clothes for Patagonia

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There is one key thing to remember when you’re picking vacation clothes for a trip to Patagonia: in the Southern Hemisphere, the seasons are the opposite way around. That means November–February is summer, which is when you’ll likely plan your trip. However, it doesn’t stop there – the weather in […]

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What vacation insurance should I get for South America?

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If you’re gearing up for the adventure of a lifetime, administration like vacation insurance might be the last thing on your mind. However, it’s extremely important to remember that sometimes, vacations aren’t plain sailing. Hitting the road without insurance is a big mistake – and if you’re not covered, you […]

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The 5 must-read sailing books of 2019

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What could be better than relaxing on deck with a good book? Or want something to get you warmed up before you embark on your next adventure? In this article, we run down our top five sailing books of 2019. From riveting biographies to gripping memoirs, this list has something […]

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Patagonia up-close: Zodiac ocean rafting excursions

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The best way to experience the Patagonian landscape is undoubtedly by boat. Cruising through Chilean fjords is breathtaking, as grey mountains frame gleaming glaciers that pour down into the ocean below. On a cruise ship, you can see these astonishing natural wonders from the best possible vantage point, as the […]

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5 of the best waterfall hikes in South America

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Waterfalls are some of the most incredible natural wonders. The beauty and power of water gushing over sheer cliffs is awe-inspiring, which makes standing at the foot of a waterfall a breathtaking encounter. Some of the world’s most spectacular waterfalls are in South America. From Angel Falls in Venezuela to […]

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5 of the best waterfall rappelling locations

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Waterfall rappelling – otherwise known as canyoning – is one of the most thrilling extreme sports out there. Rappelling certainly isn’t for the faint of heart, as abseiling whilst water tumbles overhead is seriously challenging. However, what could be more exciting than belaying down a waterfall? As long as you […]

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