Patagonia and other adventure travel destinations

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What to pack: Vacation clothes for Patagonia

vacation clothes
8 minutos

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 Patagonia is notoriously unpredictable. You […]

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What vacation insurance should I get for South America?

vacation insurance
6 minutos

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 could end up in a […]

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The 5 must-read sailing books of 2019

sailing books
8 minutos

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 to keep every avid sailor […]

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Patagonia up-close: Zodiac ocean rafting excursions

ocean rafting
7 minutos

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 ship’s deck provides uninterrupted, panoramic […]

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Mountain activities in Argentine Patagonia’s adventure capital

mountain activities
7 minutos

El Chaltén is a paradise for adventurers. Nestled deep in Argentine Patagonia, this small town is the gateway to the dramatic landscape of Los Glaciares National Park. El Chaltén is a three-hour bus ride from the larger, busier town of El Calafate – making it the ideal place to disconnect and get back to nature. […]

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5 of the best waterfall hikes in South America

waterfall hikes
7 minutos

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 the mighty Iguazú Falls on […]

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5 of the best waterfall rappelling locations

waterfall rappelling
8 minutos

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 have some climbing experience, waterfall […]

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Ocean sailing expeditions in Patagonia: The basics

ocean sailing
7 minutos

Patagonia is a mysterious, remote region that stretches across the south of Chile and Argentina. Filled with awe-inspiring landscapes and rare wildlife, Patagonia is a paradise for nature lovers and adventurers. Moreover, Patagonia has played host to some of history’s most famous nautical expeditions. From the Magellan Strait to Cape Horn, explorers have navigated the […]

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Camping for beginners: 7 rookie errors to avoid

camping for beginners
9 minutos

There’s a first time for everything – and even the most experienced adventurers have made mistakes. When you’re preparing for your first proper camping trip things can seem a bit daunting. You’re probably wondering what’s a sensible amount to take, what happens if you forget anything, and if there’s essential equipment you need to buy. […]

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Our top 5 bucket list-worthy adventure ideas

adventure ideas
10 minutos

If you could go anywhere, see anything, or go on one truly great adventure, where would it be? Is there one place in the world that you absolutely have to see before you die? With so many options out there, it’s difficult to know where to begin. For some, it’s the Grand Canyon; for others, […]

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