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Torres del Paine O-Circuit Packing List

Do you plan to hike the O Circuit in Torres del Paine National Park? We know that it can be difficult to decide what to pack when preparing for this big adventure and to support you with the preparations of your trip we have compiled a Packing List of recommendable gear to pack for the “Big Circuit” or “O Trek”. … Read More

Visiting Patagonia With a Family

Patagonia is a wonderful destination for outdoor-oriented families and Torres del Paine a popular destination for families with children of all ages. However to make sure all family members have a truly enjoyable experience, a family holiday in Patagonia needs to be well-planned.
We have compiled a list with the answers to the most frequently asked questions about Family Travel in Torres del Paine. … Read More

Remote Places in Chile

Chile’s South is the perfect place for those searching for less touristed destinations and wide-open spaces for their next vacation. Vast untouched landscapes, scenic nature, lakes, rivers, fjords and glaciers and endless opportunities for outdoor exploration like hiking, cycling or kayaking.
If you are searching a remote destination for your first post-pandemic getaway, these 5 trips are definitely worth taking a look at. … Read More

Post Covid Family Travel

The Coronavirus pandemic has brought travel to a standstill and many families had to put their travel plans on hold. At the same time, lockdowns and social distancing measures have isolated us from our beloved ones. Even though no one knows how long COVID-19 will last, we are positive the situation will evolve in a positive way and travel swing back to normal in 2021. Here is why we think that now is the time to start planning a family vacation for post-covid times which will make up for time lost. … Read More

Experience Latin America from Home: Galapagos

Judy is the owner of our local partner company in Ecuador and she got caught on the Galapagos Islands when the pandemic started. She tells us how she has spent the past few months and how she and her family are developing new activities and income sources while tourism is paused. … Read More

Experience Latin America from Home: Peru

Pierina lives in Puerto Maldonado, the gateway to Tambopata, the Peruvian Amazon Rainforest. She tells us how you can experience Peru and Tambopata while you cannot travel and even contribute to scientific research in the Amazon Rainforest from your home. … Read More

Experience Latin America from Home: Argentina

Zoe lives in the small village El Chalten located below the Fitz Roy Massif, on the Argentine side of Patagonia. We asked her how she is experiencing the pandemic in her village, how you can bring Chalten’s mountain spirit to your home while you cannot visit the area and what is her travel advise for post-corona times. … Read More

Experience Latin America from Home: Costa Rica

Veronika from for our local partner company in Costa Rica tells us why she thinks that Costa Rica has done an amazing job to minimize the pandemic, how you can bring Costa Rica to your home while you cannot visit personally and shares with us some great travel tips for post-corona times. … Read More

Experience Latin America from Home: Mexico

Angelina lives in Mexico’s Sierra Norte and works for a unique community tourism project, managed by the Pueblos Mancomunados, a group of of eight Zapotec indigenous villages.
She tells us how she, her family and the Mancomunados community are experiencing the pandemic and reflects about what we can can learn from the current situation. … Read More

Experience Latin America from Home: Colombia

Sine who works for our local Colombian partner company tells how they are supporting Colombia’s most vulnerable people during the pandemic and how you can bring Colombia’s unique nature and wildlife to your home while you cannot visit her country personally. … Read More