The King Penguins of the Falkland Islands // Brittany from Boston

Your Complete Guide to Visiting the Falkland Islands

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The Falkland Islands are a veritable zoo, a wonderland teeming with penguins, and if you need any convincing you should check out my top reasons to visit the Falkland Islands right here. Visiting the Falkland Islands does require some extra considerations though, because it’s a remote and unique location. Here’s everything you need to know […]

The King Penguins of the Falkland Islands // Brittany from Boston

The King Penguins of the Falkland Islands

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Visiting the king penguins on the Falkland Islands goes down on my list of coolest experiences in my life! I get up close and personal with these magnificent creatures, while they’re in just their natural habitat! How awesome is that?! And considering the effort it took to get here, I know that you might not […]

10 Reasons You Should Visit the Falkland Islands // Brittany from Boston

10 Reasons You Should Visit the Falkland Islands

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The Falkland Islands are an archipelago off the southeastern coast of Argentina. You may also know them by their Spanish name, Islas Malvinas, because there is an ongoing disagreement over ownership between Britain and Argentina. But whatever you choose to call it, these remote islands are teeming with wildlife and history, and you should definitely […]

Sailing the Beagle Channel to the End of the World // Brittany from Boston

Sailing the Beagle Channel to the End of the World

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Those familiar with the famous expedition of the HMS Beagle don’t need any introduction to the Beagle Channel at the southern tip of South America. This channel connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, and was an important route used by many ships in years past, especially before the digging of the Panama Canal. (More on […]

The Penguins of Punta Arenas, Chile // Brittany from Boston

The Penguins of Punta Arenas, Chile

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One of the things I had looked forward to most about visiting the southern tip of South America is of course the penguins! From Punta Arenas, Chile there is an easy day trip by boat to Islas Magdalena and Marta in the Strait of Magellan. And you can see there the Magellanic penguins and cormorants […]

Visiting the End of the World: 10 Things to Do in Ushuaia, Argentina // Brittany from Boston

Visiting the End of the World: 10 Things to Do in Ushuaia, Argentina

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The southernmost city in all the Americas, Ushuaia is properly the only city in all of Patagonia, because it serves as the port for cruises headed further south to Antarctica. Whether you’re headed to this southern Argentinian outpost for a cruise, or as the start to a hike through Patagonia, or just out of curiosity […]