Yearly Archives: 2013

Parting Shots: Standa Family Trip to Machu Picchu

family trip machu picchu

Thanks so much to our dear friends and fellow adventurers, the Standa Family, for sending us a few of the pics from their incredible adventure in Peru. In not more than a week, they explored deep into the Sacred Valley of the Inca, Cusco, Machu Picchu and the Amazon Jungle! And thanks for the kind

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Destination in Focus: Ski the Andes

South America Ski Vacation

  Did winter end a little too soon for you this year and you’re finding yourself a couple ski runs short of satisfaction? Don’t stress! The Southern Hemisphere luckily has opposite seasons than us and July, August, and September are perfect months to shred the pow in the Chilean Andes. SKI THE ANDES From $1,935

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Founders Journey Part I: Lodges of Patagonia

Returning from Patagonia’s two newest lodges as well as their old favorites, Knowmad Founders Tara and Jordan are eager to share their adventures at these world-class properties.    First stop Santiago to visit the Knowmad Chile team!

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Parting Shots: Mamola Family Adventures in Peru

The fearless Mamola Family (with a Grand Prix Motorcycle champion, and another in the works!) tackle Machu Picchu on their family adventure which also had them kayaking on the world’s highest navigable lake – Titicaca. Thanks for choosing to journey alongside Knowmad!    

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2012 Photo Contest Results

Of thousands of great images from Knowmad travelers, check out the winning shots in the categories of Action & Adventure, Landscape & Scenery, Culture, Wildlife, and Portrait. Thanks so much to you all for your keen photography and for a fantastic year!   ACTION & ADVENTURE 1st Prize: Big Views in a Big World by

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Tierra Patagonia in Travel + Leisure

Travel and Leisure recently named Tierra Patagonia, a lodge located on the edge of Chile’s Torres Del Paine National Park, Best Resort in the T + L 2013 Design Awards. Being a design junkie myself, I wholeheartedly agree with T + L’s perspective that good design makes better travel (and better everything really). Knowmad, upon

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Knowmad is thrilled to be spotlighted in the article Custom Adventure Travel in South America with Knowmad Adventures on The author Louis Friedland, a big adventurer herself, outlines that Knowmad is a “U.S. based (company) and owned by an American husband and wife team who believe ‘Travel brings us closer to Earth’s natural wonders

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How to Make the Most Out of Your Miles

Alright, I’ll admit it. I’m a hoarder. But, no, I don’t have some weird collection of dolls or cats. I hoard miles and I’m here to give you a couple tips on how to do the same. First off, don’t let one single flight go by without collecting your miles for it. You earned them!

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