The Martial Glacier, my experience

Martial Glacier

When I first saw Ushuaia, in the summer of 1979, not many foreign visitors were enjoying Patagonia adventure cruises there. Argentine and Chile had only recently avoided war over several small islands in the famous Beagle Channel and, in a seaside city with only about 11,000 inhabitants – it has more than five times that […]

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Argentina’s Fishing Hotspots: An Angler’s Guide to Argentina

argentina fishing

Argentina has emerged as one of the globe’s premier fly-fishing destination, not just because its fishing season runs during the northern hemisphere’s winter. No, the following Argentina fishing hotspots also promise huge catches, astounding scenery and luxury accommodations, making them guaranteed to meet the needs of anglers from around the world.

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What To Expect On A Vietnam River Cruise Along the Mekong

vietnam river cruise

Cruises that ply the Baltic Sea, the Norwegian fjords or the waters of Southern Patagonia are still 2017’s hot vacation ticket, but now there’s a new type of cruise in town. Asia has barely put itself on the map when it comes to sailing adventures, but this is all set to change with the growing […]

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Couple Trips Ideas for you and your special someone

couple trips ideas

To spend true quality time with one’s significant other is a rare pleasure in life. From that first overnight trip together to a romantic weekend getaway all the way up to those extra-special occasions like honeymoons and wedding anniversaries, there are a million reasons to get away from it all.

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Best Destinations for Birdwatching in Patagonia

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Perhaps best known as a destination for the adventurous traveller, Patagonia has an incredibly rich array of native wildlife. It’s home to a total of 360 different species of birds, including 40 that are endemic to the region and that include both marine species and land-dwelling birds.

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What Do Guanacos Eat and 5 Other Facts About This Wild Camelid

what do guanacos eat

A wild camelid native to South America, the guanaco is a common sight on trips to the altiplano of Bolivia, Chile and Peru as well as the grasslands of Patagonia. But what do guanacos eat and how do they live in conditions so extreme that few other species can survive?

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Adventure inspiration: Hike the Appalachian Trail

Appalachian Trail

Part of the draw of adventure travel is the chance to see the globe while enjoying an active vacation. Here you have our first recomendation: Go hiking the Appalachian Trail. Location: USA, including Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. Adventure level: […]

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5 Of The Globe’s Top “Soft” Adventure Vacation Ideas

Adventure travel is one of the fastest growing global trends, but if these two words inspire an image of extreme sports or ascending Everest, then think again. This form of travel isn’t all about “hard” adventures; instead, there are plenty of “soft” adventures where the focus is on discovering and learning about a new culture […]

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Infographic: Essentials for Planning a trip to Patagonia

Travel Documents Ensure your passport is up-to-date and is valid for at least another six months. Check if you require a visa or to pay a reciprocity fee for entry into Argentine and/or Chile.   Ensure you’re covered with insurance for any medical emergencies abroad. Flights into Patagonia Argentina: Ezeiza International Airport (EZL) Buenos Aires […]

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5 Things To Do and See in the Elqui Valley, Chile

elqui valley chile

While some tourists might make a brief stopover in the Norte Chico of Chile to visit La Serena’s golden sanded beaches, those who only see the city miss a true hidden gem. The Elqui Valley, Chile is the country’s main pisco-producing region and considered one of the best places in South America for stargazing. Plan […]

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