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Think Travel in South America Is Too Dangerous? Discover Its Safest Region

10 minutos

South America may not have the greatest reputation when it comes to safety concerns, but there’s one region that bucks the trend: Patagonia. Speak to anyone about their experiences of traveling in this region and you’ll find that it’s true what everyone says: Patagonians really are the friendliest people on the planet.

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A Practical Guide to Hiking to Laguna de Los Tres in Argentina

laguna de los tres
9 minutos

Flanked by some of the most famous of Argentine landmarks – the three peaks of Mount Fitz Roy, Aguja Poincenot and Cerro Torre – Laguna de Los Tres is a picturesque lake that draws hikers and lovers of sublime natural landscapes from across the world.  

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Hiking the Torres del Paine W Trek? Here’s Everything You Need

Torres del Paine W trek
9 minutos

You’ve probably heard of the Torres del Paine W trek, whether from the gushing stories and improbably beautiful photographs of those who’ve hiked it or from your own research into Patagonian highlights. If so, you probably don’t need any more convincing that this is the trek you must do on a visit to Patagonia. And […]

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Which Types of Iguazu Falls Tours Should You Book?

iguazu falls tours
7 minutos

Given their superior width and height over other waterfall systems in the world, Eleanor Roosevelt is reputed to have commented “Poor Niagara” on her first visit to Iguazu Falls, proving that little can compare with their utter magnificence. As such, standing before the plunging, crashing chaos of the world’s largest waterfalls is an undisputed rite […]

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Ruta 40: Get Behind The Wheel For One of the Planet’s Longest Road Trips

ruta 40
9 minutos

A classic road trip that has grown in popularity as a unique, adventurous way of visiting Argentina, Ruta 40 or Route 40 is one of longest in the world – and one of the most sensational. By hiring a car and driving it yourself, or even taking the buses that now travel most of the […]

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How To Get From Punta Arenas to Torres Del Paine

Punta Arenas to Torres del Paine
10 minutos

A Patagonian gem, Torres del Paine National Park draws visitors from around the globe who are lured by its distance from civilization and its untouched, enchanting wilderness. But these are the exact reasons why many would-be hikers see it as somewhat complicated to reach. Edged on the western side by the remote Chilean fjords and the […]

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Unmissable Ushuaia Tours and Things to Do In The Region

ushuaia tours
8 minutos

Surrounded by sky-piercing, snow clad peaks and just 620-miles (1000 km) north of Antarctica, the location of Ushuaia is both unique and striking. Whether you visit during the windy months of the austral summer or venture to the globe’s southernmost city during its freezing yet enchanting winter, you’ll never be short of things to do […]

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9 Astonishing Things You Never Knew About Patagonia

9 minutos

Patagonia is unique and incomparable with anywhere else in South America – or perhaps even on the planet. But whatever you might have seen or heard about this land of astounding history and breathtakingly beautiful natural landmarks, allow us to introduce you to some of the astonishing things you never knew about Patagonia.

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A Practical Guide to Tierra del Fuego National Park

tierra del fuego national park
6 minutos

If you’re venturing as far south as Ushuaia, it’s worth planning a couple of days to explore nearby Tierra del Fuego National Park. The superb hikes and activities available in this protected area are reason alone to visit this unique park at the End of the World.

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Where Should You Watch Chile’s Eclipse in February 2017?

6 minutos

Although most parts of the US and Europe don’t experience eclipses very regularly (in fact, the US hasn’t had a coast-to-coast total solar eclipse since 1918), they’re actually a fairly frequent occurrence. Indeed, every 18 months or so there is one total solar eclipse and one annular eclipse somewhere on earth. On 26 February, 2017, […]

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