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Dinosaur Dig Spotlight: Hunting Giants in Patagonia

In light of the American Museum of Natural History’s unveiling of their new 122-foot-long, 19-foot-tall Titanosaur, we offer a snapshot of the great dinosaur’s home in Patagonia, Argentina.Prehistoric PatagoniaToday Patagonia is a vast expanse of steppes and deserts; whereas 95 million years ago, during the Mid Cretaceous, Patagonia was a large lagoon, surrounded...

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New South America Expeditions in Patagonia on Australis Cruises

In 2015, Australis, the expedition company famous for its cruises in Chilean and Argentine Patagonia will celebrate its 25th anniversary by offering new cruise routes. These once-in-a-lifetime journeys in Tierra del Fuego, through the Straits of Magellan, the Beagle Channel, and to Cape Horn are offered...

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Chill Out in Chile And Argentina

In the southern hemisphere, find snowsports in "summer" and specials for kids at Portillo, Valle Nevado and Bariloche -- top family ski resorts in Chile and Argentina.No matter how avid the skiers in your family, you might not plan on hitting the slopes in August if you live in the Northern Hemisphere. Yet despite the summer heat above, winter skiers can find refuge on the flip side in the...

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Buenos Aires, Argentina Family Values

When family vacation planners think of Buenos Aires, Argentina, the image that arises could be the tango, which was threatened with being banned in the early part of the 20th century. Or the image may be that of revolutionary Che Guevara, who was born here. Or it may be how those South Americans often don't eat dinner till midnight, then dance till dawn. How in the world do they do it?Hardly...

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Escape to Argentina’s Estancia La Bamba de Areco

Not far from the cosmopolitan city of Buenos Aires -- with its historical and religious venues, sightseeing and museums, not to mention tango lessons -- is La Bamba de Areco, a rural getaway where visitors can relax and enjoy Argentina's countryside.  Family vacationers ages 12 and up looking for a secluded retreat from...

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Patagonia Cruises To The End Of The World

Families who have “been there, done that” (even in Paris, Alaska or on an African safari) will be interested to learn about Cruceros Australis amazing adventure cruises in Patagonia.  A family vacation to Disney World is one type of adventure, but what about a family vacation to the “End of the World?” ...

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