Category Archives: Travel Advice

Colors of the Andes: Dyeing Wool the Peruvian Way

While some ingredients for natural dyes may seem strange, their colors saturate Andean textiles and have a long history among Peruvian artisans. Peru is a country full of vibrant colors that reflect the unique culture, creativity and energy of its … Continue reading

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6 Top Boutique Hotels in Northern Spain

So, you have finished the Camino de Santiago Trek and are looking for a little more laid-back adventure in the glorious provinces of northern Spain. Where do you go? Where do you stay? We’ve got you covered! Add a week … Continue reading

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Sustainable Travel — Reducing Plastic

In light of our Carbon Neutrality in Peru, we would like to take a quick moment to talk to our travelers about avoiding plastic while traveling (and at home!). The use of disposable plastic items while traveling is: hard on … Continue reading

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Travel Insurance and High Altitudes

For those of our travelers who are planning adventures to high altitude destinations such as Kilimanjaro, The Inca Trail, Everest Base Camp, etc., making sure that your travel insurance will cover you while at or above 15,000 ft is important. … Continue reading

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Brazil Tourist Visa Update: Brazil Significantly Lowers Cost of Visa

Wonderful news for those looking to visit Brazil! While several countries in Latin America have charged high fees for Americans visiting (this is largely a matter of reciprocity), for many countries this simply came in the form of them charging … Continue reading

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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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