Category: Explorer’s Corner

Two baby llamas that are touching their noses and green terraces of Machu Picchu behind them.

7 Best Romantic Destinations in South America

From wine tasting to wildlife, mountains to tropical beaches, our picks offer something for every couple in South America. Also, get tips for enhancing your romantic getaway.

Costa Rica Packing List: What to Bring

Packing is an art! Here is a list of all the essentials you will need on your Costa Rica travel adventure.

Enjoy a beach-side New Year's Eve celebration in Chile. Photo from Davidlohr Bueso/ Wikimedia Commons

New Year’s Eve Destinations in South America

South America offers travelers warm weather and an electric party scene to celebrate New Year’s Eve.

Heidy enjoying the quaint streets of Colonia de Sacramento in Uruguay, not far from Buenos Aires.

Colonia del Sacramento: A Wonderful Day Trip

Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay is just a short ferry ride from Buenos Aires. Read more to learn about this day trip from Argentina’s capital!

This picture does not do justice to Patagonia's beauty. Photo by Jakub Polomski

Patagonia Packing List: What to Pack for Patagonia

Getting ready for a trip to Patagonia? Be sure to read ‘what to pack for Patagonia’ before you go south!

Cruise to Antarctica

Following in the Path of Darwin

Anabel, LAFL travel expert, shares a 200 year-old tale from one of history’s most intrepid travelers, Charles Darwin, as recorded in his book The Voyage of the Beagle.

Tango in Buenos Aires

Tech Geek’s Guide to Traveling in Argentina

Tips from how to use your cell phone while you’re away, to plugging in those essential appliances, find all the information you’ll need to be prepared for your stay in Argentina.

underground museum in Buenos Aires

El Zanjon: A peek beneath Buenos Aires

One of the city’s most fascinating places is actually hidden deep underground in Buenos Aires’ colonial San Telmo district, and it is below the foundation of a 178-year-old mansion that you’ll find a very unusual museum.

Atacama desert - Chile

Chile: An adventure through Atacama, the world’s driest desert

Adventurist and travel advisor, Kelly Hurst, explores the stunning scenery and natural wonders of the world’s driest desert in northern Chile.