Category Archives: Travel Advice

NEW Epic Adventures and Luxurious Cabin Experiences in El Chalten, Argentina!

As we start gearing up for Patagonia’s next season, take a look at some of the new adventure opportunities around El Chalten in Argentina’s Patagonia! Laguna Condor Refugio de Montaña: Enjoy a meal, the day or several days here! Relax … Continue reading

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Choosing Between Torres del Paine, Fitz Roy Area or Tierra del Fuego

We are often asked: “If you had to choose between trekking in Torres del Paine, the Fitz Roy Area or Tierra del Fuego, which would you choose?” Our Patagonia expert, Gretchen, gives a quick rundown here: “It ultimately comes down … Continue reading

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New Machu Picchu Regulations Update

This is following our last update on the new Machu Picchu Regulations (published June 2nd) as additional changes have been announced. Due to the steep growth of tourism to Machu Picchu in recent years, new visiting regulations have been established … Continue reading

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Airport Lounges Make Travel Special

Airport Lounges are a great way to make traveling more enjoyable.  Here are some that AWR staff has visited recently. Priority Pass San Francisco – United Red Carpet Club Light snacks – breakfast items then lunch Bar with free house … Continue reading

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Top 5 Budget Safari Lodges and Tented Camps in Tanzania

A safari in Tanzania can still be “within reach” of all travelers.  Here are our 5 favorite budget accommodations on safari in Tanzania.  These are offered on our Group Tanzania Safaris and also on our 5-day Private Safaris. Endoro Lodge … Continue reading

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Best Travel Apps – Communications

We have rounded up our favorite apps in our Best Travel Apps series.  Here is Part III – Communications, which includes: Learn a Language Translation Communications Please visit the other installments of our Best Travel Apps series: Part I – … Continue reading

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Why You Should Be Planning Your Trip to Brazil Now

During the past year, I had the mind-blowing opportunity to spend almost two collective months on adventure trips in Brazil. Between sleeping in the Amazon canopy, working with local communities, trail running with monkeys, experiencing the Pantaneiro (cowboy) lifestyle in … Continue reading

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Best Peru Family Adventures

Come explore Peru with your family on one of our uniquely crafted tours, designed with your kids in mind! Our family-designed tours are based on our own experiences traveling with our own kids to Peru and around the world. We … Continue reading

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Travel Advice: How to Pack for The Atacama & Patagonia In One Trip

  Chile is an overwhelmingly gorgeous landscape of contrasts: mountains and sea, urban and rural, and, most famously, the Atacama Desert and Patagonia. When planning an epic adventure that encompasses these famous juxtaposing sceneries it is important to know how … Continue reading

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Travel Advice: NOT Doing the Inca Trail and STILL Hiking at Machu Picchu

Many travelers to Machu Picchu love hiking but perhaps do not have the time, money or permit to do the Inca Trail while visiting Machu Picchu. Hiking lovers, fear not! Here are four hikes that you can do right from … Continue reading

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