Introducing the Carretera Austral: Chile’s Ultimate Road Trip

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The road trip has long been a compelling way of traveling and finding adventure. There’s nothing quite like navigating a country at your own pace, able to take an interesting detour or stop to admire a stunning landscape as and when you please. While road trips have long been a quintessentially North American pastime, great […]

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Best Places For Birding in South America

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Of the ten countries on the planet with the greatest number of bird species, six are located in South America, making this an incredible continent for avian enthusiasts. Find here the top places for birding in South America and the most exciting species to find.

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Unmissable Cities to Explore on a Scandinavian Cruise

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Cities dating back thousands of years, medieval castles and the legacies of the Vikings who traded and plundered parts of Northern Europe for several centuries: this is Scandinavia. Its thrilling history is certainly one of the biggest draws for the millions of tourists who visit this region every year and a Scandinavian cruise has become a popular […]

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Water at the Top of the World: Ojos Del Salado Lake

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The Ojos del Salado lake in the Andes is the world’s highest lake. It is situated on the eastern face of Ojos del Salado, the world’s highest active volcano. The volcano and lake are part of the Andes mountain range, straddling the Chilean and Argentinean borders. No adventure vacation to South America is complete without a trek […]

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Planes, Trains, and Automobiles: Getting from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia

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Planning a trip from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia? Look no further. Many visitors to Argentina make this journey, so the route is well served. This guide will give you an overview of what to do in each city, and how to get from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia in comfort.

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Everything You Need to Know About Ecuador’s Culture and Traditions

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Planning a vacation to Ecuador? Excellent choice. To prepare for your trip, it’s useful to know a little about the way of life there and how things are done. No matter where your travels take you, it’s always useful to know a thing or two about your destination. Understanding Ecuador’s culture and traditions ahead of time […]

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The Chilean Bellflower: 5 Facts about the Beautiful Lapageria Rosea

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.How about a brief horticulture lesson? Lapageria Rosea, commonly known as the Chilean Bellflower, is Chile’s national flower. If you have ever visited Chile, you will surely have seen its ever-climbing vines and beautiful flowers. Perhaps you’ve seen it in the wild, or cultivated domestically. There’s more to the Lapageria Rosea than meets the eye, though. […]

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The Stunning and Diverse Landforms of Argentina

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The many and diverse landforms of Argentina make the country one of the world’s most interesting landscapes. From mountains to volcanoes and canyons to bays, there are a wealth of stunning landforms throughout Argentina. Anyone planning a visit to Argentina should be familiar with at least a few of the country’s most unique landforms. We’ve identified […]

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What to do and see at Laguna Esmeralda

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If you’re planning a trip to Patagonia, you’re going to want to visit Laguna Esmeralda. This pristine lake, set amid a stunning backdrop of mountains and forest, offers incredible views and a relatively relaxed hiking environment. Even better, it’s not far from the Argentinian city of Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world and a hub […]

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A Quick Guide to Religion in Chile

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Planning a trip to Chile anytime soon? Great choice. Making the most of any vacation involves an understanding of the local lifestyles, culture and customs. In Chile, religion plays a significant role in society, so we’ve put together this quick guide to understanding Chile’s major religions.

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