Yearly Archives: 2014

Unforgettable Family Trip To Peru

Family Trip to Peru - South America

“You and your team did such a wonderful job and I can’t thank you enough. Our guide, Celinda, was incredible, extremely knowledgable and passionate about the Andean people and the Incan culture/ruins. We learned more than I could’ve imagined to. We loved the picnic, the climb up Waynapicchu, Machu Picchu and the ruins tours, the

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What’s In My Carry-On


It’s the night before your big trip. You’ve cleared your inbox and put on your vacation responder. You’ve organized someone to feed and walk your dog, water your plants and shovel your walk. You’ve gotten your immunizations, renewed your passport and notified your credit card company you’ll be making charges from abroad. You’ve cleared out

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5 Must Do Activities In Torres del Paine National Park

Activities in Torres del Paine

Torres del Paine are spectacular granite pillars that soar above the landscape of what may be South America’s most incredible National Park. Get to Torres del Paine and you will see why Patagonia is known as “The End of the Earth.” The park itself is massive encompassing 598,338 acres. For outdoor enthusiasts, you’ll feel like a “kid

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Top 10 Travel Tips from the Knowmad Travel Experts

Top 10 Travel Tips

Photo via @calebjordanlee Advice for traveling both near & far There’s obviously nothing we love more than travel here at Knowmad and we’ve recently put our heads together to come up with ten of our favorite travel tips. Read on to take the glitches out of your next adventure.

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Join Knowmad at The Midwest Mountaineering Outdoor Adventure Expo

Outdoor Adventure Travel

We invite you to this fall’s Outdoor Adventure Expo hosted by Midwest Mountaineering and the U of M, November 21 through 23. The Outdoor Expo is Midwest Mountaineering’s biggest sale of the season with major discounts on gear and apparel! It’s also your chance to get involved with the Minnesota outdoors and adventure community. Come

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Chilean Wine Country: The Next Best Vineyard Destination

Casablanca Wine Valley

The word is getting out about Chilean wine country, from established valleys like Aconcagua and Colchagua to up-and-comers like San Antonio. Chile is now challenging the best-liked wineries in California and France. With vineyards tucked into valleys between the jagged Pacific Coast and the foothills of the Andes, many within a short drive from Santiago,

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