Category Archives: Travel Advice

Catch the Next Solar Eclipse in Argentina and Chile!

Did you catch the Solar Eclipse? Half of the AWR team got to experience it from Idaho and it was otherworldly! Unfortunately, I was unable to see it as I was in Brazil. I can’t really complain about being in … Continue reading

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Season Kick-Off: 30% OFF Cape Horn Patagonia Adventure Cruise

The Australis small, luxury adventure cruise ships are offering a 30% discount for the season kick-off! On this incredible 5-Day Cape Horn Patagonian adventure voyage, follow the fjords of the southern edge of Tierra del Fuego highlighting the stunning, natural … Continue reading

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NEW: Hot Air Balloon Rides Over the Atacama Desert, Chile

Have you ever wanted to go on a magical hot air balloon ride over an exotic landscape? A whole new stunning world will be revealed to you on this epic trip extension, which offers the perfect complement to any of … Continue reading

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Planning a Two-Week Trip to Patagonia and Antarctica

 We are often asked, how best to combine Antarctica and Patagonia with limited time. We recommend the following: Our best-selling, Antarctica expedition is our 11-Day Antarctic Peninsula Expedition. To accompany this itinerary, we recommend adding on 5 or 6 days … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why You Should Visit Patagonia In The Shoulder Season

The shoulder seasons in Patagonia are magical times! The shoulder seasons are: September-early November, Patagonian Spring and late-March-May, Patagonian Fall. Read on for 5 top reasons to visit Patagonia in the shoulder season: 1) The winds are less intense and … Continue reading

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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! Come check out some new options in Los Glaciares National Park! Laguna Condor Refugio de … 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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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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