Category Archives: Travel Advice

The Torres del Paine Circuit Trek: Join Now!

Are you ready for an exciting, out-of-this-world adventure? Patagonia is the place to come! This southern region is full of amazing treks, biking excursions, running opportunities and more. There are tons of adventures for different ages and abilities, all fun … Continue reading

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3 Ways to do the Famous W Trek in Torres del Paine

Trekking season in Patagonia is upon us! Read on to discover three different ways to do the famous W Trek in Torres del Paine with us this season. Self-Guided with Rifugios (basic) EcoCamp (comfortable) Explora (luxury) 1) Self-guided 5-Day Patagonia: … Continue reading

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The More You Know: Argentina Travel Tips

A successful trip to Argentina begins before the adventure! Read on for our tips on weather and when to go, packing and literature. WHEN TO GO: The best time to visit Argentina depends on the region you’re traveling to. October … Continue reading

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Summiting Kilimajaro Via The Lemosho Route

Summiting Kilimanjaro is an amazing goal and definite must for any adventurer! There are numerous routes that trekkers can choose from to attain this. HERE we have a great comparison of all the routes and their individual ins and outs. … Continue reading

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The More You Know: Chile Travel Tips

A successful trip to Chile begins before the adventure! Read on for our tips on weather and when to go, packing and literature. WHEN TO GO: The best time to visit Chile depends on the region you’re traveling to. October … Continue reading

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NEW VIDEO: Everest Base Camp Trek

Follow along with Landon from AWR as he completes the Everest Base Camp Trek and, more importantly, discovers the beauty and culture of Nepal. The 17-day Everest Base Camp trek itinerary includes 13 days of trekking and 4 days in … Continue reading

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GUEST REVIEW: Lima, Lares Trek and the Amazon

This group of four just returned from a custom 15-day Peru adventure. They began in the culinary capital of South America and capital city of Peru, Lima. From there, they made their way up to the colonial and historic streets … Continue reading

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Sustainable Travel — Reducing Plastic on Your Trip

The use of disposable plastic items while traveling is hard on the environment, hard on the communities left with the garbage, it’s expensive, and it can often be unhealthy. No traveler wants to leave a trail of plastic behind them, … 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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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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