• swimming in laguna de los tres - don't forget to pack your swismsuit to patagonia!
    Argentina

    Things to do in Los Glaciares National Park – not just glaciers

    The name of parque nacional Los Glaciares in Argentinian Patagonia literally translates to “the Glaciers” in English. So when thinking of things to do in Los Glaciares national park, “visit glaciers” would be the obvious answer. Yes, it is true, there are 47 major glaciers and about 190 smaller glaciers there, plus the South Patagonian ice field! So visiting and…

  • view of a hiking trail in El Chalten, with a background of Mt. Fitz Roy
    Argentina

    Los Glaciares National Park – the ‘what’s and the ‘how’s

    The name of the Los Glaciares National Park in Argentinian Patagonia literally means “the glaciers”. I guess that gives you quite an idea of what you can find in the park! But it’s not only glaciers there, though. There are countless hiking opportunities; incredible lakes, including lago Argentino – the biggest lake in Argentina; Patagonian steppe and forests; the South…

  • View of a couple kissing at Laguna de los Tres in El Chalten, Argentina.
    Argentina,  Chile

    What to pack for Patagonia and what not to pack [2021]

    What to pack for Patagonia? Well, it’s quite easy to answer – winter stuff! Even if you’re travelling to Patagonia during summer, that is, December or January, you still need winter stuff. Patagonia is located in the very south of South America where the Atlantic and Pacific winds meet, so it’s one of the windiest regions in the world. When…

  • A person posing in a strong wind in Torres del Paine national park in Patagonia.
    Chile

    Torres del Paine National Park – a place you can’t miss

    Torres del Paine national park is one of the most incredible places on earth. It’s rough, untamed, and has been touched less by the people than other places. The nature is incredible, with towering granite mountains with glaciers, turquoise lakes and rivers, raging waterfalls, and blooming pampas. There are loads of things to do, from animal safaris to hiking to…

  • torres del paine view
    Chile

    Activities in Torres del Paine for every taste

    There are different activities in Torres del Paine National Park in Chilean Patagonia for different tastes and levels of physical ability. You can, obviously, do hiking – there are many trails that don’t require overnight stays in a tent or even a high level of endurance. There are even guided glacier hikes available! But there is so much more available!…

  • View of guanacos grazing on a grass meadow in national park Torres del Paine in Patagonia
    Chile

    12 most interesting Torres del Paine animals and birds

    Torres del Paine National park in the Chilean Patagonia is one of the most incredible destinations in the world. It offers some of the best hiking trails in the world, full of glaciers, turquoise waters, and towering mountains. But what some people might not realize is that there are some very interesting and even endangered animals in Torres del Paine.…

  • camping paine grande image credit mundosemfim from Canva
    Chile

    Refugios and Campsites in Torres del Paine

    Go to sleep under a star cover. Wake up, crawl out of your tent, and enjoy a thousand years old glacier just hanging off a mountain. Campsites in Torres del Paine offer just that. If you’re an avid hiker, the famous W or O treks in Torres del Paine National Park in Chilean Patagonia are definitely on your bucket list.…

  • A herd of gaunaco grazing on the plains in Torres del Paine national park.
    Argentina,  Chile

    Food in Patagonia you absolutely must try

    When thinking of Patagonia, everyone probably imagines otherworldly landscapes, blue waters, maybe glaciers. Noone, I’d say, thinks – mmmm, I must try that incredible food in Patagonia! But nevertheless, in addition to the rugged peaks, there is some very interesting food available as well! We’ve collected some must-try local dishes and Patagonia food tips for you right here. Useful things…