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3 Ways to see the 2019 total solar eclipse in Chile and Argentina

3 Ways to see the 2019 total solar eclipse in Chile and Argentina

For two full minutes on 2 July 2019 a total solar eclipse will be visible across a swath of Chile and Argentina. We’re already getting enquiries about how to witness this mind-altering event (experts put it right up there with the Northern Lights on a good night) and have come up with three novel ways to watch it.
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An Introduction to: Easter Island

An Introduction to: Easter Island

Always wanted to visit the most isolated, permanently-inhabited island in the world? A place with mysterious stone statues and stunning sunsets? Then you should probably add Rapa Nui aka Easter Island to your bucket list.
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The ins and outs of tipping in South America

The ins and outs of tipping in South America

We know first-hand how tricky it can be to judge what, when and whether to tip…So, we’ve put together some basic guidelines to help you avoid those awkward moments. Remember that our entire team is fairly compensated and tipping is a personal decision based on your comfort level and satisfaction.
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Immerse yourself in Easter Island’s Tapati Rapa Nui Festival​​​​​​​

Immerse yourself in Easter Island’s Tapati Rapa Nui Festival​​​​​​​

With its mysterious giant stone statues, remote mid-ocean location and enigmatic culture, Easter Island is a mesmerizing year-round destination for anyone from Generation Curious. That said, there’s no better time to immerse yourself in Polynesian culture than the vibrant Tapati Rapa Nui Festival which takes place every February.
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Four ways to visit The End of the World

Four ways to visit The End of the World

Antarctica. Patagonia. Tierra del Fuego. The names alone are enough to unleash your inner explorer and make the hair on your neck stand on end. Read on to find out more about four of our favorite ways to experience the end of the world. Spoiler alert: all four choices feature untamed landscapes and awe-inspiring wildlife…
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A cruise into the Peruvian rainforest on the Amazon Star

A cruise into the Peruvian rainforest on the Amazon Star

At more than 4300 miles long, the Amazon river is the longest river in the world. It’s a fantastical place that’s part river, and part flooded forest that swarms with fresh water pink dolphins, flesh-eating piranhas and fish that resemble dinosaurs. It’s a place meant to be experienced from the water…Even better if that means boarding a floating hotel.
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Choosing your Antarctica ship

Choosing your Antarctica ship

​​​​​​​It doesn’t get more exotic or remote than Antarctica; land of icebergs and penguins and the modern world’s final frontier. The first (and most important) step of planning a luxury Antarctica cruise is deciding on a ship. We’ve done your homework for you and whittled it down to our four favorites…
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Hitting the Highlights in Rio de Janeiro

Hitting the Highlights in Rio de Janeiro

The combination of spectacular scenery, vibrant culture, and a remarkably modern and efficient public transportation system makes Rio de Janeiro one of the most exciting, authentic, and tourist-friendly cities in the world.
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4 ways to experience the Amazon rainforest

4 ways to experience the Amazon rainforest

With its mighty trees, menacing jaguars and majestic hummingbirds, the Amazon needs no introduction. But when you’re talking about a swath of land that encompasses nine different nations, generalization can be very dangerous. Here are four of our favorites in Peru, Brazil and Ecuador…
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When to visit Argentina’s incredible Peninsula Valdes

When to visit Argentina’s incredible Peninsula Valdes

​​​​​​​Peninsula Valdes, on Argentina’s desolate southern coast, is famous for its fascinating marine wildlife, which includes sea lions, penguins, walruses and elephant seals. But it is perhaps best known for being the spot where orcas (killer whales) willfully beach themselves while hunting sea lions at Playa Norte.
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