Posts tagged Chile
The One Region of Argentina I Wouldn’t Miss If I Ever Want Back

Argentina is a big place — the second largest country in South America, in fact, and the eighth largest in the world. And that’s why the six weeks I spent there back in 2014 weren’t nearly enough to get a glimpse of all of the country’s 23 provinces — but if I ever went back, there is one province I’d make sure not to miss.

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15 Islands You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

You may think you know the globe pretty well, but it’s highly likely there’s an island or two — maybe even 15 — that you managed to gloss over the last time you were checking out a world map. With 71 percent of the earth’s surface covered in water, who could blame you, though? There’s bound to be far-flung islands that are impossibly difficult to get to that you’ve never heard of — it’s just a fact.

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How Difficult is it to Travel to Antarctica? And Why Would You Go There, Anyway?

With the polar vortex hanging like a dark, ominous, and rather chilly cloud over much of the Midwest this week and outfits like USA Today running headlines comparing temperatures in Chicago to those of Antarctica and the North Pole, it got me wondering: why do people enjoy traveling (or living, for that matter) in places where the cold regularly punishes their faces?

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The NY Times' 52 Places to Go in 2019: Reaction, Highlights & Other Ditties

The calendar has flipped to 2019, and only nine days into the new year the good folks over at The New York Times have gifted us with their annual list of 52 destinations that travelers the world over might like to consider hitting up over the next 12 months. With more than 15 locations across Europe, a dozen or so in North America, and a smattering of other choices from Asia, Africa, South America, Australia, and the Middle East, the “52 Places to Go in 2019” list contains options for just about everyone.

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Aspiring Travel Writers: How Does a Free Two-Week Trip to Argentina Sound?

If you've ever dreamed of being paid to write about your travels — *ahem* like me — there is an opportunity out there right now that you might like to know about. World Nomads, an online travel community that got started in 2002, has been offering travel writing scholarships for a dozen years now, and this year they plan to send three aspiring travel writers on a 14-day trip to Argentina.

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Free Land in the Middle of the Pacific? Sign Me Up

Now, along with Reykjavik, the capital of Iceland; Barrow, Alaska, the northernmost city in the U.S.; and the whole continent of Australia, I have added another destination to my travel bucket list: the Pitcairn Islands.

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