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7 Galapagos Photography Tips from an Award-Winning National Geographic Photographer

From otherworldly wildlife to breathtaking scenery and extraordinary underwater landscapes, the Galapagos is an internationally-renowned destination for photographers. Whether you’re an amatuer photographer or a passionate, budding professional, you’ll want to keep your camera close to capture the magic of your Galapagos adventure. With instruction from the right guide, you will be reliving your cruise …

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Galapagos in the Fall: The Perfect Vacation for Retired Travelers

Quasar Expeditions has long been a service of choice for retired adventurers who have discerning tastes when it comes to their global travels. But what many travelers in their golden years may not know is that one of the absolute best times to travel with Quasar to the Galapagos Islands is during the fall months. …

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Why Mainland Ecuador Should Be Part of Your Galapagos Adventure

In our posts about the Galapagos, we’ve mainly stuck to talking about, well, the Galapagos. But there’s another destination that factors heavily into your adventure with Quasar Expeditions—mainland Ecuador. In a way, the Galapagos Islands have become the best and worst thing to ever happen to tourism in Ecuador. They bring more travelers to the …

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Find Six UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Chile

Some of the best UNESCO sites in the world can be discovered in beautiful Patagonia — Chile alone claims six of the fascinating features. From architectural innovation to ancient marvels to stunning seaports, the richness of Chile offers something special for everyone. The definition of an UNESCO World Heritage Site: A World Heritage Site is …

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To The Ends of the Earth… and Away From Screens

Patagonia is one of the earth’s greatest treasures. Featuring robust wildlife, gorgeously ever-changing skies, and some of the most stunning landscapes anywhere on earth, this massive area at the southern tip of South America has been captivating the imaginations of adventurers for generations. At Quasar Expeditions, we offer awe-inspiring journeys across this untamed land via …

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Unplug in Paradise with Quasar Expeditions

Quasar Expeditions has been providing world-class small yacht travel to the Galapagos for over three decades. In that time, we’ve developed a deep understanding of how to make the experience of each one of our travelers thrilling, awe-inspiring, and truly transcendent. One feature that some of our travelers have noticed missing from our high-end yacht …

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