Posts By: Lisa

What If We…Go to Antarctica? Knowmad Travelers Celebrate 50th Wedding Anniversary with Antarctica and Patagonia Exploration

  As with most beginnings to an amazing adventure, this custom Antarctica and Patagonia exploration for two couples began with that tantalizing question: “What if we…?” After having to postpone their trip during Covid, Joe, Bev, Mike, and Claudia wrote to their Knowmad Operations Specialist with the email subject line starting out with “What If,”

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Just Back From South America – Stories from Knowmad Travelers

We here at Knowmad Adventures pride ourselves on crafting awe-inspiring South American adventures, helping folks be travelers rather than tourists. Our team of knowledgeable Trip Specialists make creating your own authentic and innovative trip stress-free, using your tastes and interests as a compass to create a unique, custom itinerary. And as the new year begins

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Jordan Harvey Named Travel & Leisure’s A-List Travel Advisor

A huge congratulations to our Founder, Jordan Harvey, for being named one of Travel & Leisure’s A-List Travel Advisors for the 12th year in a row! It wasn’t just last year’s adventures that got Jordan this honor, but years of perfecting travel in South America alongside an incredible team. Without our core group of knowledgeable

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Extend Your Argentina Trip With An Exploration of Uruguay

Three photo layout of best places to visit in Uruguay including Colonia, Uruguay, horseback riding and the coast.

Just thirty miles away from Buenos Aires, Uruguay is a country that often gets overlooked by travelers heading to South America. Without the name recognition of sites like Machu Picchu, the Galapagos, or Patagonia, the country ends up as a hazy gray spot on the map, perhaps known to exist but any other information about

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Condé Nast Traveler Top Specialists

Not one, but two Knowmad Trip Specialists have earned a spot on the Condé Nast Traveler Top Travel Specialists list! A big congrats to Jordan Harvey and Renee Davies for their continued excellence. See their travel planning profiles to find out why Knowmad travelers describe our Trip Specialists like this, “I’m not sure which metaphor

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Top Travel + Leisure A-List Advisor South America for 2023

Jordan Harvey wins a spot on Travel + Leisure A-List 2023. Photo of an open magazine with a Knowmad Adventures catalog and 3 gold clips.

A big congratulations to our Co-Founder Jordan Harvey for earning a spot on this exclusive list for the 11th year in a row! It’s not one trip or one decision that lands you a spot on the A-List; it takes a culmination of many decisions – big and small, teamwork, and collaborating with many amazing

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Knowmad Founders Adventure Series: All Things Brazil

It’s been thirteen years since Jordan and I founded Knowmad Adventures. We’ve spent years in South America, built an office and a team in Minneapolis, had babies, moved to the ski town of Telluride, weathered a pandemic, and are, just finally, getting into a travel routine that not only melds with our work and kids’

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Parting Shots: An Inside Look at an Epic Antarctica Expedition

In the vast Antarctica wilderness, Ron and Russel cross off a significant milestone and discover word-defying beauty. These two are no strangers to Knowmad, they took their first trip with us in 2014 to Peru and have done three other trips since (including Antarctica). They’re fantastic writers and their kind, adventurous spirits are apparent in

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Simply the Best: Knowmad Photo Contest Winners

We’ve brought it back after a two year pandemic hiatus; a travelers all-time favorite, the Annual Knowmad Photo Contest. It’s not only the striking images from our favorite South American destinations that keep us inspired, it’s the stories that come with them. Submissions span categories from landscape to wildlife to portrait and capture moments unequaled;

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