Jeep vs Car Rental to Truly Experience Patagonia

When you’re traveling through a place as stunning as Patagonia, why not travel in comfort, safety and in style?! Choosing between a Jeep adventure vs a rental car in Patagonia should be an easy decision… Yes, the view is the same, BUT, the experience is totally different from the front seat of your very own […]

The Gold Rush of Tierra del Fuego

Today, Tierra del Fuego is one of the least populated provinces in South America. With snow-covered mountains, mossy forests and windswept plains, it’s the perfect destination for those wanting an ‘end-of-the-earth’ experience. Many people don’t realize it was once a place known for an event called, The Gold Rush of Tierra del Fuego. But, this […]

10 Mysterious Facts About the Carretera Austral

Does over 1,200km of dirt roads through unspoiled wilderness of glacial rivers, snowcapped peaks, fjords and impenetrable forests sound like your kind of once in a lifetime adventure? If so, the Carretera Austral is for you! While the diverse and untouched landscape of Chile’s route 7 has captured the hearts of many intrepid travelers, the […]

Traveling to Patagonia in October

Warmer days, spring flowers, fewer crowds and lots of opportunities for wildlife spotting; Patagonia in October is one of the best times of the year to experience all that Patagonia has to offer! No matter the season, come prepared with lots of layers! Patagonia is famous for its unpredictable weather and at any time of […]

Traveling to Patagonia in September

If you have never visited Patagonia in September, it should definitely be on your bucket list. If you have already been, another visit will certainly be a new experience, just ask the guides there if this magical region has ever ceased to impress them. A slightly different way of enjoying your trip and having an […]

Beavers in Patagonia – The Unwelcome Guest

When traveling to the southernmost reaches of Patagonia you will encounter an amazing landscape, a land shaped by the winds, Tierra del Fuego. Beautiful forests inhabited by the most intriguing wildlife, but also an unwelcome guest; a creature introduced in the 1940s, brought all the way from Canada, to help start a fur industry, which […]

Mistakes to Avoid When Planning Your Trip to Patagonia

Thinking about taking a trip to Patagonia?  In this article, we discuss how to prepare for such a trip and how to identify common mistakes that travelers often make when planning an adventure to this part of the world. Patagonia is a wild and rugged land, filled with breathtaking landscapes and exotic wildlife. There are few other places in the […]

10 Facts About The Atacama Desert

The Atacama Desert (Spanish: Desierto de Atacama) is a plateau in South America, covering a 1,000-kilometre (600 mi) strip of land on the Pacific coast, west of the Andes mountains. According to estimates the Atacama Desert proper occupies 105,000 square kilometres (41,000 sq mi), or 128,000 square kilometres (49,000 sq mi) if the barren lower […]

Discovery of Huge Plesiosaur in Patagonia

The fossils of a Plesiosaur in Patagonia were recently excavated from Argentino Lake on the Argentinean side of Patagonia. Plesiosaurs aren’t dinosaurs, but they’re just as enormous as some of their Cretaceous-age pals. These were found under the water in shallow waters when part of a flipper and the tail were spotted. The excavation came […]