Topic: Explorer’s Corner

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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8 Women, 8 Days in Peru

Amy is one of eight women recently returning from eight days in Peru. The women’s group connected through AdventureHer and created a custom Knowmad itinerary journeying through Lima, the Sacred Valley to Machu Picchu and more. Muchisimas gracias to Amy for her delightful travel journal. Below are just a couple morsels from the full journal.

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Explorer’s Corner: Honeymoon South America

Honeymoon South America

Megan and Tom recently returned from their perfect post wedding vacay, a honeymoon South America style – they climbed the Inca Trail to the majestic archeological site of Machu Picchu, recuperated in Cusco, and ended their travels kayaking on Lake Titicaca.

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What to Pack for a Trip to South America + How to Layer

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Right photo via @eggcanvas on Instagram. Let us break down what to pack for your next trip to South America, and demonstrate how to layer properly to make sure you’re comfortable, even when the weather isn’t. We’ve got you covered with helpful links to packing lists and resources for the Galapagos Islands, Patagonia, the Inca

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Explorer’s Corner: A Journey in Cochamo, Chile


Even the incredible pictures that I saw on Facebook and the great stories I heard from travelers had no chance at properly preparing me for the magnificence I was about to see and experience in the Cochamó Valley.  It is beyond description, the only way to really appreciate it is to go there.  It all began with a

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Tara Harvey – Knowmad Adventures

Knowmad Adventures Tara Harvey

“Having been born with a substantial wanderlust tick, I’ve been perpetually focused on the next great adventure. Hopping a flight to some far-flung destination doesn’t have me skipping a beat – I’m endlessly inspired by the cultures, food, colors, and idiosyncrasies I discover. Ironically though, part of what I take away from travel is a

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Lisa Kellenberger – Knowmad Adventures

“I am an outdoor-loving, food-enthusing Minnesotan. Attracted to the culture, language and mystery of South America, I chose to study abroad in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 2012. After living with a family and traveling in my spare time, I can safely say I feel a sense of home in South America. I am a graduate

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