Adventure balloons and 3 other holidays for thrillseekers

We all have our own ideas about what a good holiday entails. For some of us, lying on the beach just doesn’t do it. Does flying high in adventure balloons sound more like your idea of fun? How about diving with great white sharks? If you fancy yourself as more of an adventurous traveller, we’ve […]

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What you need to know about Chile Independence Day

Visit Chile in September, and you’ll undoubtedly hear talk of Chile Independence Day. If you’re lucky enough to be there on and around the 18th of September, you’ll get to join in the celebration. The 18th marks Chile Independence Day and is known locally as the Dieciocho. Whether you’re planning a trip or are just […]

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Take this South America backpacking route – seriously!

Planning your next South America backpacking route? Congratulations. Backpacking through South America tops many bucket lists, and with good reason. The sheer scale of the continent, as well as its natural beauty, are hard to beat. Backpacking offers freedom and a sense of adventure that is hard to find with other holidays. Whether you’re a […]

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A quick history of the cruise ship Magellan

How well do you know your cruise vessels? The cruise ship Magellan will be familiar to many that have cruised in the Bahamas. The Holiday-class cruise ship has decades of history behind it, and this guide will tell you all you need to know. What is the cruise ship Magellan? The MS Magellan is a massive […]

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5 South America landmarks you can’t miss

South America is arguably the world’s most beautiful continent when it comes to natural wonders. Pound for pound, South America landmarks can compete with anywhere else on earth. If you’re planning a South American vacation (or just dreaming about it), it’ll help to know a few of the continent’s key landmarks. This quick guide might […]

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5 of the rarest Argentina animals

There are plenty of good reasons to visit Argentina. Whether you’re a Malbec-mad wine lover or a city slicker, there’s something to see. The landforms of Argentina are some of the world’s most breathtaking and aren’t to be missed. Perhaps the best reason of all to visit this part of South America, however, is its […]

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3 Patagonia tours to do before you die

Patagonia is one of the world’s most beautiful places. Straddling Chile and Argentina, its landforms are untouched and unspoiled. Its got stunning glaciers to mountains so the place is a nature photographer’s dream. That’s not even to mention the wildlife, of course. Penguins, whales and condors are just the tips of the iceberg if you’ll […]

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3 South American flags and what they mean

sHow many South American flags do you know? South America is a big place, of course. With twelve countries and three dependencies, South America is home to over 385 million people. That’s a lot of men, women and children with plenty of cultural identities. From Suriname to Brazil, South America is rich with history and heritage. […]

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Why you need to visit the Patagonia Lake District

Most readers of this blog know Patagonia quite well. Many have been lucky enough to visit and fall in love with its natural wonders. It’s a beautiful, remote and unique part of the world. Adventurous holidaymakers don’t need much of a reason to hit the seas and go there – any excuse will do, from whale […]

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What is the largest country in South America?

Here’s a geography fact for you: Brazil is the largest country in South America. It’s not only that continent’s biggest country, it may just be the most interesting. From its fascination with football to its awesome architecture, it’s a fascinating part of the world. Read on for 5 quick facts about Brazil, the largest country […]

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