Cuisine in Chile: Food to try on your adventure

chile food

Stretching over 2,600 miles, Chile is a country that covers a range of landscapes and climates. From the Atacama Desert to the frozen Patagonian Ice Fields, Chile is a country of enormous geographical diversity. As a result, the country has a vast range of dishes to sample. In Chile food is diverse as the country’s […]

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Camping for beginners: 7 rookie errors to avoid

camping for beginners

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

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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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The best of Chile’s literature in 3 modern Chilean authors

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Chile has a rich literary history. Known as the ‘land of poets’, this long skinny nation is famous for its bold and unusual works of literature that cover everything from love, to politics, to the country’s dramatic landscape As a result, Chileans are extremely proud of their literature – and so they should be. This […]

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Chilean red wine 101: We show you the ropes of Chilean reds

chilean red wine

When asked to name quality red wines, people often think of French varieties like Bordeaux. Equally, Spanish grapes like Rioja might spring to mind, or Chianti from Italy. However, contrary to popular belief, many of the world’s finest red wines come from New World producers. Some of the best hail from South America, such as […]

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The best camera for wildlife photography: Our top 3 picks

best camera for wildlife photography

Choosing the best camera for wildlife photography can be an overwhelming experience. After all, the camera body is just one aspect of the process – after that, you need to think about frame sizes, lenses, autofocus capabilities, burst settings, bags, tripods, memory cards…the list goes on. However, the process needn’t be so challenging; with a […]

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How to get to Iguazú Falls – from both sides

how to get to iguazu falls

Iguazú Falls is an enormous waterfall that lies on the border between Argentina and Brazil. Unlike many places in Argentina or Brazil, the name isn’t Spanish or Portuguese. The word iguazú actually derives from the Tupi or Guarani languages, meaning ‘big water’ – which is fitting, considering the falls’ sheer scale. Iguazú Falls is one […]

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10 fun facts about coral reefs

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Coral reefs are some of the most diverse ecosystems on the planet. Contrary to what many people assume, coral aren’t plants – they’re animals. A coral reef is composed of thousands of soft-bodied animals called coral polyps that collect layers of calcium carbonate over time. These environments attract a multitude of other plants and animals, […]

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A quick guide to Chile wine country

chile wine country

Chile is a fantastic destination for any wine enthusiast. In Chile wine country is remarkably accessible, with many of the best vineyards located within a 100-mile radius of the capital, Santiago. Many of these wineries are steeped in history – for a New World producer, much of Chile’s vineyards have a strong sense of tradition. […]

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How to pick the right raft accessories

raft accessories

Most serious adventurers love rafting. After all, it’s hard to beat the adrenaline rush of riding the waves down some fearsome rapids. However, this isn’t to say that all rafting is high-octane. If you’d rather enjoy a serene paddle down a gentle stream taking in the scenery, there’s a rafting excursion for you. Either way, […]

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