If you missed Part 1, you can read it here.
Andrew Bain treks into Chilean Patagonia's Torres del Paine National Park to view its glacier, lake and needle-sharp peaks.
At the foot of the Torres del Paine mountains in southern Chile, pink flamingos step through the shallows of turquoise lakes. Llama-like guanacos trot from the roadside and Andean condors swirl around the rocky mountain tops. Life seems to flourish wherever I look, and yet so much has just been destroyed here.
We all know the big appeal of visiting the stunning Galapagos Islands is the chance to meet incredible wildlife and immerse yourself in that crystal clear water. But what about at the end of the day, when the activities are over and it's time to let your hair down, relax, look back over your photos, kick back with a drink or simply fall asleep to the sound of the lapping waves?
We get a lot of different reactions when we tell people that we are ‘permanently nomadic’. Most are surprised that we have chosen to do this while we are young (a compliment to us) and especially with children. Many people wait until they are retired to travel and others think travelling with children is too much work. But I say, “Why wait?”
Travel is about experiencing. Travel adds richness to life. So below you’ll find reasons and inspiration to travel while you too are still ‘young’.
Going on vacation to Costa Rica with children under five years old doesn’t mean that you’ll be sequestered to only ‘kids stuff’. We have lived in Costa Rica for over one and a half years with our children (ages 3 and 1) and feel like we are the experts on places to go in Costa Rica with children under 5 that are also interesting for adults.
Today is International Women's Day and to celebrate this year's theme Connecting Girls, Inspiring Futures we asked the ladies in the Peregrine office a couple of questions about some of their most inspiring journeys. From trekking to Everest to road tripping through the USA the Peregrine girls are a very well-travelled bunch!
What’s been your most adventurous holiday to date?
When great wine producing countries spring to mind, you'll probably start with France and Italy. But what about South America? Home to some fantastic wines, you can be sure of distinctive flavours and excellent food to match.
Wine tourism is taking hold in South America, and and wine harvests generally take place in March and April. Why not plan a trip, where you can combine your many great loves in one place?
Here's where to go, what to drink and how it all came about:
The silver screen has immortalised many destinations across the globe, from the lost island paradise in The Beach to the iconic bridge from the World War II classic - The Bridge on the River Kwai.
With Oscars buz z in the air, what better reason to add a destination to your wishlist than to visit some of the unique and iconic places that have inspired filmmakers and movie-goers for decades!
Here are our top 5 iconic movie destinations:
1. Gorillas in the Mist – Rwanda
Bolivia is next in our Why We Love It series, where Peregrine staffers take turns in writing about their favourite place in the world:
December is a time of indulgence. And what better way to get your fix than by taking a chocolate-fuelled trip around the globe. Marissa Cooke gives us three destinations for you and the sweet tooth in your life. And the best part is, after you've indulged you can get out on foot and walk it off with a tour around each of these fascinating places.
Guest blogger Marissa Cooke thinks there's no better time to plan your next escape than in the countdown to Christmas holidays.
To help your mind wander (even if you can’t!), she's created her own version of the 12 Days of Christmas. It goes a little something like this…
Our friend, travel blogger Brendan van Son has interviewed Karen and Eric from the Trans-Americas Journey blog. Find out why they love El Salvador so much, what a cow's udder tastes like and how they came to live and work on the road:
Why not make your big day a big deal, and head overseas to celebrate with family, friends or maybe just the two of you!
We take a look at some of the most beautiful, romantic and unique places to get hitched around the world: