Tag Archives: Argentina

8 Secret Adventures Around the World

Lagos de Montebello. Chiapas (México)

With adventure travel becoming more and more mainstream, established trekking routes like the Inca Trail and active tourism destinations like Costa Rica and Iceland are no longer secrets anymore. More and more curious travelers are seeking out these areas, ultimately leaving us with less and less unexplored places. Thankfully even though the world has expanded through [...]

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10 Unusual Adventure Activities

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The true adventurer never stops looking for new and exciting ways to discover a country; even on a second or third visit it’s possible to take part in an activity not previously experienced. And while it takes a lot to beat a canoe safari in Botswana, white water rafting in Iceland or shark cage diving in [...]

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Ushuaia: The Gateway to Antarctica

Before jumping on my Antarctica cruise, I spent a few days in the southernmost city on earth: Ushuaia, Argentina. As a tourist town that draws not just Antarctica expeditioners but also holidaymaking Argentineans, Ushuaia is a picturesque town that’s a cross between a Norwegian fishing village and ski resort. It’s all about location here: the town is perfectly poised on the southern coast of Tierra del [...]

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Why I’m Going to Antarctica

When I shared news about my trip to Antarctica, some friends and family were genuinely puzzled. In fact, they didn’t understand why anyone would want to go to such a cold, harsh and remote place. When I set sail to the Arctic last summer, a close friend from Iceland even asked me, “Why the Arctic?” [...]

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Fulfilling A Dream: Antarctica

At the end of the week, I’ll be sailing to the tip of the world: Antarctica. As a curious traveler, I’ve always been drawn to unusual, out-of-the-extraordinary places, like Madagascar, North Korea, and Zimbabwe. But Antarctica is a far off dream, a place I’d never thought I would ever get to visit. But thanks to G [...]

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Canyons, Salt Flats and Vineyards of Argentina

This is a sponsored post written by experts over at exsus.com. From the magnificent Andes and Iguassu Falls to the lakes and glaciers of Patagonia in the far South, Argentina really does have it all. But recently it’s the less-visited North Western region that’s got us excited, inspired and dying to share the …

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Daily Travel Snapshot: Panorama of the Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Panoramic view of the ferocious Iguazu Falls in Argentina.

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Daily Travel Snapshot: Tucuman, Argentina

Misty mountains from the mountain top in Tucuman, Argentina.

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5 Alternative Winter Escape Destinations

Waterfall in Darwin, Australia

// Now that we’re quickly approaching the end of the year, winter is slowly creeping in on us. For those who can’t bear the thought of short daylight hours and the bitter cold, it’s time to plan your travels to exotic, far-flung regions. But that doesn’t necessarily mean tropical islands and tourist-cluttered resorts, think unique, [...]

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6 Ideal Driving Tour Destinations

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// Imagine cruising along the coastal highway and getting to your destination just in time for sunset – driving tours often give travelers the kind of freedom and flexibility that you can’t get while backpacking. They allow you to explore at your own leisurely pace, in the comfort of your own vehicle. There are plenty [...]

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7 of the Best Trekking Destinations

// To journey beyond travel, add a tinge of adventure and the voyage becomes an incredible one. We’re no experts at trekking but from our past experiences journeying through Australia and South America, we found ourselves delving deep into the back country and thoroughly enjoying it. Whether you are ice-climbing in Patagonia or trekking through [...]

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Your Wildest Adventure: Metal & Ice in Patagonia

Parque Nacional Los Glaciales

// ‘Your Wildest Adventure’ is a series featuring the most thrilling experiences from travel writers jaunting around the world. This week’s edition is an amazing story told by the brilliant medical/travel writer Abigail King who blogs over at Inside the Travel Lab. It’s easy to get hooked to her fascinating tales and articulate writing. With [...]

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Top 6 Destinations for Cultural Immersion

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// There are so many ways to travel. Whether you’re on a culinary tour around Italy, or ice-climbing in Patagonia, different travelers have their own style of travelling.  A cultural immersion often allows you to delve deeper into the soul of a country than a weekend holidaymaker usually would. Instead of standard sight-seeing, visitors would [...]

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Top 8 Natural Wonders of the World

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// Massive volcanic craters, acres of raw jungle and stretch of deserted sand dunes: the work of Mother Earth is beyond our imagination. Thanks to these natural wonders, our Earth has been blessed with gorgeous landscapes and undulating backdrops. Without environmental protection, they might be gone faster than we expect. To pay tribute to these [...]

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Traveling In South America: A Quick Guide

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// Almost four months have passed since we started traversing the roads of South America, starting from Buenos Aires, Argentina all the way to Quito, Ecuador. In that short period of time, we went whitewater rafting, came face-to-face with modern day dinosaurs, raced up Macchu Picchu and almost froze to death in the Uyuni Salt [...]

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