Entries tagged: Luxury Chile Travel

7 Destinations Better than Vegas for your Next Mancation

7 Destinations Better than Vegas for your Next Mancation

Why should girls have all the fun? Men need to take a guy’s trip every once in a while too. It’s just as important for men to build their friendships with other men as it is for women to build their friendships with their girlfriends. Getting away for a little bit will help them bond and connect in ways that an after-work drink can’t do.

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Patagonia's Big Five

Patagonia’s Big Five

The Big Five found on an African safari make up some of the most coveted wildlife sightings on the planet. Lion, leopard, buffalo, rhino, and elephant provide unforgettable “wow” moments to anyone lucky enough to encounter them. But true wildlife enthusiasts will be thrilled to know of an altogether different Big Five roaming the southern Patagonian terrain of South America.

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A Patagonia Safari: In Search of the Elusive Puma

A Patagonia Safari: In Search of the Elusive Puma

Ker & Downey’s Elizabeth Frels takes a Patagonia safari in search of their elusive puma.  It’s early, and I’m exhausted. I should be thankful that it’s not the height of Patagonia summer, when the sun rises much earlier than my body would be able to handle. Fortunately, I am in Torres del Paine on the verge of winter, in April when the chill has returned to the winds, the days have become shorter, and the tourists have begun their general exodus from the region. In other words: it’s prime puma sighting time. That’s my main objective for today – to […]

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Pucon: A Place of Natural Beauty and Outdoor Adventure

Pucon: A Place of Natural Beauty and Outdoor Adventure

Michelle Sole, a former safari guide for Marataba Safari Lodge, is spending a year traveling the world and sharing her experiences with us. Today we’re headed to Pucon, in the heart of Chile’s Lake District. To read more of her travels, click here. Nestled in the heart of Chile’s Lake District lies Pucon. The town sits on the shore of Lake Lago Villarrica and is dwarfed by the snow-capped Vilarrica volcano. The town has a definite ‘ski resort’ feel to it. Cafes, bars, ice cream and chocolate shops line the streets; you won’t go hungry here! Nature lovers will not […]

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Travel to Chile with Ker & Downey - Uncover the Charm of the Unique Country

Travel to Chile with Ker & Downey – Uncover the Charm of the Unique Country

Travel to Chile with Ker & Downey to discover the unique and charming country with private tours of the fascinating cities and lesser known wine regions. Ker & Downey’s Barrett Caldwell shares his thoughts from his recent trip.  Santiago was surprising – modern and sophisticated, with a clean downtown. It’s a wonderful city for walking and biking, as it’s nestled in a valley with the soaring Andes Mountains to the East and North. It’s beautiful really to see the massive peaks that line the flat city. In the well-heeled neighborhoods like Providencia and Las Condes, you’ll find award-winning restaurants and […]

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Desert Camps | Top 6 Luxury Desert Camps

Desert Camps | Top 6 Luxury Desert Camps

Desert camps are located in some of the world’s most striking landscapes. If you are going to spend your day exploring harsh environments, you’ll want somewhere comfortable to rest your head at night. That’s why we’ve gathered a set of luxury camps that will make exploring the desert an enchanting experience. Jack’s Camp, Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, Botswana Jack’s Camp has a setting unlike any other – on the edge of the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, surrounded by the Kalahari Desert. Its roots date back to the 1960’s when Jack Bousfield, a character in his own right and for whom the camp […]

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