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5 Best Treks In Argentina’s Trekking Capital, El Chaltén

BY JERRY ALONZO LEON Argentina’s Trekking Capital Travelers who know about trekking will undoubtedly know about El Chaltén. Located 220km north of El Calafate, El Chaltén was founded on October 12th 1985 by decree of the Argentine government, with the purpose of establishing a human settlement to offset territorial disputes with neighboring Chile. A member […]

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10 Incredible Facts You Never Knew About Glacier Perito Moreno!

BY JERRY ALONZO LEON Los Glaciares National Park (Parque Nacional Los Glaciares) is home to one of Patagonia’s greatest marvels: Glacier Perito Moreno. Located in El Calafate, Argentina, the glacier is considered by many to be the 8th natural wonder of the world. A UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1981, the park draws nearly one […]

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5 Things You Should Know About Iguazú Falls

BY JERRY ALONZO LEON Iguaçu Falls in Parque do Iguaçu (DSCN7024) – Jerry Alonzo Leon/Flickr A UNESCO world heritage site since 1984, but a natural wonder since time immemorial, Iguazú Falls (Spanish: Cataratas del Iguazú) is shared by Argentina and Brazil (known as Cataratas do Iguaçu in Portuguese or Iguaçu Falls) at the tri-border of […]

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11 Awesomely Quirky Airbnbs Under $100

BY TEAM JST Photo: Airbnb Some travelers are all about 5-star luxury. Some are all about mingling at hostels. Some aim for the awesomely quirky. What does that mean, exactly? Just check out 11 fun but off the beaten path Airbnbs we’ve discovered. One night in each hub, you’ll not only experience a different city but rest […]

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Transportation Tips! The Best Ways To Get In & Around Buenos Aires

BY WENDY HUNG Getting in and around Buenos Aires isn’t difficult to figure out, especially if you’re prepared to taxi your way throughout the trip. It’s inexpensive and will get you anywhere. But if you’re on a budget, there are subways and buses that are just as useful. Here’s a quick breakdown: GETTING TO BUENOS AIRES: Flying: […]

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The 5 Trips You Didn’t Think Of This Summer

BY AMANDA RODRIGUES Just a few options that aren’t Hawaii or Mexico! 1. A Cruise to Alaska Alaskan cruises are growing in popularity due to the amazing, and unique scenery that they offer. Why now? Because the weather is just a little better. Trust me, you will enjoy the wildlife, rainbows, and glaciers more when […]

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6 South America Festivals To Hit Up This March

BY JERRY ALONZO LEON Jerry Leon is a Jetset Times contributor who is currently on a solo backpacking trip in South America. So, each week, the born-and-raised Californian will share with us local festivals that he cannot wait to check out in person. Plus, check out his other super helpful South American tips here.  1. Semana […]

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