Destination: Antarctica

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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SIMPLY THE BEST: 2023 KNOWMAD PHOTO CONTEST WINNERS

Knowmad 2023 Grand Prize Winner Photo Contest

It’s time for everyone’s favorite newsletter of the year, the Knowmad Annual Photo Contest! So many travelers have returned from their 2023 custom adventures in South America with incredible stories and photos to share and inspire. We’ve categorized the photos into a wide variety of topics to give you a little taste of it all.

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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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Current Travel News & Info for South America

Galapagos Islands

Are you eager to explore and ready to plan your next adventure? With Ecuador open to vaccinated travelers (or those with a negative covid test), and Chile emerging as a global leader in vaccination rates, there is reason for optimism! We share updates on the current situations and entry requirements throughout South America. Please note

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Patagonia Deals: Limited Time Knowmad Exclusives

Knowmad Adventures Deals

Working with some of our favorite partners, Knowmad is proud to present 3 incredible experiences and stays at unheard of values. 25% off Tierra Patagonia – Book by March 31st Up to 25% off Explora Patagonia – Book by May 31st $500 off per person on Australis small-ship cruises – Book by April 15th Don’t hesitate

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Best South America Travel Deals + A Knowmad Exclusive

South America Travel Deal

On top of offering a Knowmad exclusive deal to healthcare professionals around the world, we’ve rounded up some of the best South America travel promotions going on right now. Check out the hot deals below that allow you to get something on the calendar to look forward to while also taking advantage of incredible values

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How to Plan an Epic Patagonia + Antarctica Trip

antartica trips

A trip to Antarctica is a bucket-list-worthy adventure, and a once-in-a-lifetime chance to get to some of the farthest reaches of the world. Learn why combining Antarctica and Patagonia, two incredible and dramatic regions, is an excellent choice making the most of your investments and also making your trip that much more spectacular. 

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5 Reasons to Start Planning Your 2021 Adventure Today

Knowmad Adventures Travel Planning Photo Cred: Explora

“Is now the time to consider booking a trip for the future?” With the world practically at a standstill, adventure-seekers are wondering when they’ll get to pack their suitcases again and jet off to unfamiliar places with incredible vistas, unique foods, and new experiences. Read on to learn why, along with Knowmad’s new temporary, no-risk

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Season’s Greetings: To the Journey Ahead!

Knowmad Adventures South America Trips

Pictured above, upper left photo: Krista Erdahl, Carmen Mancino, Renee Davies, Tara Harvey, Jordan Harvey, Amanda Bjorge, Kayli Kirkegaard, Jena Davison, Lisa Kellenberger (not pictured: Colin Bennett, Dan Luedke, Elizabeth O’Brien, Nikki Fox) As summer fades to fall and fall to winter, we’re reminded to take a step back and reflect on our past year.

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What is the best Antarctica Cruise for Me?

Antarctica Custom Trips

Antarctica is unlike any other destination in the world: a vast expanse of nearly untouched, pristine wilderness, striking blue glaciers, and incredible marine wildlife. Once you’ve decided to travel to Antarctica, the question then becomes “What’s the best Antarctica cruise for me?” What are the options, and where do you begin? How can you seamlessly

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