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Kampot and Kep: (Cambodia) the Best Reasons Why You Should Go

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Kampot is the name of a province in Southeast Cambodia. It is not far from the Vietnamese border. Kep is small village on the coast within Kampot province. You may have heard of the famous Kampot pepper (which trust me we will tell you about!) but beyond that most people would wonder why you should go to Kampot and Kep. Should it be part of your Cambodia itinerary? Read on to discover the best reasons why you should go to … Read More

An Adventure in the Spectacular Amazon Rainforest of Peru

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An Adventure in the Spectacular Amazon Rainforest of Peru The rainforest is one of nature’s wonders, housing an astounding diversity of flora and fauna. Over 65% of the world’s plant and animal species are found in the rainforest. It is believed there are millions of species still to be discovered. In addition rainforests provide a natural air filter, removing large amounts of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. These are just a couple of the reasons why protecting this environment is … Read More

Quick Easy Mekong Inspired Omelette with Peanut Sauce

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Looking for an authentic, Vietnamese omelette recipe? Be inspired by the food and customs of the Mekong Delta and make this healthy, “full of crunch” omelette. Our travels in the Mekong delta, the food bowl of southern Vietnam, revealed an inspiring people, full of industry and a wide diversity of foods. An area just waiting to be explored. And resulted in this recipe of a Mekong inspired omelette with peanut sauce Our introductory post to Vietnam details a short, modern … Read More

Ushuaia to Punta Arenas aboard the Via Australis

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Cruising Ushuaia to Punta Arenas aboard Via Australis What better way to finish our Patagonian adventure than with a small ship cruise around the tip of South America. Leaving from Ushuaia cruising through the Beagle Channel, around Cape Horn, exploring some remote glaciers and stopping to see the penguins along the way. The cruise is 5 days, 4 nights, terminating in Punta Arenas. We are traveling with Cruceros Australis on the Via Australis. This is the grand finale to our … Read More

El Chalten and Mount Fitz Roy: Argentina’s Hiking Capital

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El Chalten and Mount Fitz Roy If you are into hiking, El Chalten and Mount Fitz Roy need to be on your Patagonia itinerary. Located just north of Los Glaciares National Park, El Chalten is Argentina’s hiking capital. It was founded in 1985 to cater to hikers in the area. You can day hike from the town or overnight hike whichever you prefer. It is a small town and you can walk to everything. And as an added bonus, the … Read More

Visiting Perito Moreno Glacier: One of Nature’s Wonders

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Glaciers, there is just something about them. Visiting Perito Moreno Glacier in Los Glaciares National Park is truly awe inspiring. Located in the Santa Cruz Province of Argentina it is one of the biggest glaciers in the world and the most visited tourist attraction of Argentinean Patagonia. It is located about 30 miles (50 kilometers) outside of El Calafate. Buses run to the park daily from the town so it is easy to get there (as opposed to some glaciers … Read More

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