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January 16, 2013 - 16:12
Busy planning your trip to Patagonia but not sure where to begin? Trying to decide between Chilean Patagonia and Argentinean Patagonia? Worried you’ll travel all the way to the bottom of the world and miss something important? We’ve come up with our list of the top ten unmissable things to do in Patagonia!
January 15, 2013 - 14:12
Close your eyes and picture Peru. Now Brazil. And Argentina. Even if you’ve never travelled further South than Texas or further West than Morocco, you can probably conjure up some images and ideas about what these countries mean to you, and it might not be too wide of the mark. Now picture Chile and you start to come up against a blank canvas. The fact is many people seem to have a gap in their general knowledge where Chile should be. As a result the gap gets filled with clichés and myths, or spillover from neighbouring countries, which often turn out to be completely untrue. Here we debunk the top 5 myths about Chile!
January 14, 2013 - 14:28
International EcoLodges is a new website listing sustinable Eco Lodges around the world, set up by James Lantz. Their mission is to promote ecolodges around the world as an environmentally sustainable and economically sound way for ecotourists to travel and for the well being of the communities who surround the ecolodges.
January 14, 2013 - 13:36
Going ‘green’ is all the rage these days, and perhaps you’re already one of the increasing number of conscientious consumers making simple changes to your daily routine in order to use less energy and preserve the environment. But all too often taking a vacation away from home can mean taking a vacation from your good intentions too. If that sounds familiar, take a look at our steps to ensure that your hiking vacation in Patagonia is as carbon-free as it can be!
January 11, 2013 - 13:45
Patagonia is a magnet for adventure sports enthusiasts who flock to the region to take advantage of the opportunities provided by the theatrical geological features in beautiful surroundings. Here we focus in on just one of the many options, kayaking in Patagonia!
January 10, 2013 - 13:01
If a picture is worth a thousand words, you can just imagine the impact of film. Watching movies filmed at your holiday destination can be a great introduction to the country; you get a taste of the culture and see a sneak preview of the landscape and locations. But sitting down to a subtitled movie can be daunting and requires a lot of effort. Fortunately for us, Chile pops up in many English-language movies too, sometimes in unexpected places. Whether playing themselves, posing as other places in the world, or representing an entirely fictional location, the highlights of Chile may already be more familiar to you than you know. Here’s our list of the top 5!
January 9, 2013 - 14:49
EcoCamp Patagonia’s Wild Nights are back for 2013! Those booking in 2013 to stay at EcoCamp Patagonia between March 15th and April 30th 2013 will receive an additional complimentary night in a 4* hotel in Puerto Natales or Punta Arenas. Coupons are limited so book fast!
January 9, 2013 - 13:56
We’ve recently come across some new friends in the Sussex area in the UK. Where exactly they’re located we can’t say because nobody knows! Hidden in a secret location somewhere in the southeastern corner of England, Eco Camp UK only reveals the exact location of their campsites once you’ve booked.
January 9, 2013 - 13:49
If you picture all deserts as vast, empty expanses with the same uniform landscape stretching on for miles, it’s time to think again and book your trip to the Atacama Desert! It’s not that the Atacama Desert in northern Chile doesn’t have sand dunes as magnificent as anything you’d find in the rolling Sahara, it’s just that it’s home to so many other attractions on top. In fact, you can spend a week there and experience something entirely different every day. There’s so much on offer, but we’ve managed to whittle it down to the top 7 unmissable things to do in the Atacama Desert!
January 7, 2013 - 17:31
Chile is a vibrant and culturally varied country where there’s always something going on. Whether you’re looking for something cultural, musical, sporting or religious, a one-off experience or an annual treat, you can guarantee there’ll be something for you. Check out our month-by-month guide to the best events in Chile for 2016!