Let’s talk ‪‎Voltage‬ and Plug Adapters‬

Why you’ll need Adapters/Converters Power voltages vary from country to country. This means—your electronics may not be getting the recommended voltage they were designed for. Most devices—such as cell phones, tablets, and computers—are all multi-use voltage (100V-240V). Things like blow-dryers, clocks, and cameras may not be. This makes them less likely to work in countries ...

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Valle Nevado, Deep in the White Room

2016-06-03 Section:

This photo was taken last night at the Valle Nevado Resort near Santiago…  More then 3 feet has fallen and the storm rages on!!  This is shaping up to be one of the best starts we have seen in the ‪Andes Mountains in over 10 years!!

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Big Snow at La Parva Resort, Chile

2016-06-03 Section:

‪La Parva Resort is also reaping the benefits of this massive storm that is currently affecting the ‪Chilean Andes and just announced they are moving their opening date up to June 9! Who’s ready?!?

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South American Ski Season Begins!

2016-06-03 Section:

              The ‪South American ski season has officially started! ‪ El Colorado Resort in Chile‬ started spinning their lifts June 1st! This is one of the earliest openings in years… Enjoy these recent pics of the goods in the‪ Andes Mountains!    

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‪South America Ski Resort Opening Dates

2016-06-03 Section:

‪Chile: – Valle Nevado: June 10 – Portillo: June 18 – La Parva: June 9 – Nevados de Chillan: June 23 Argentina: – Cerro Catedral (Bariloche): June 18 – Las Lenas: June 18th official opening-Pre Opening Weekend June 11-13! – Cerro Castor: June 17 – Cerro Chapelco: June 18

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International Driving

2016-05-10 Section: , , ,

International driving is a great experience and can be a total game changer when planning a big adventure abroad. Driving yourself around can sometimes work out to be the easiest and cheapest way to travel to multiple locations. If your travel plans include international driving, here are a few answers to some common question. Do ...

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Traveling with Friends

Traveling with friends can be one of the best things you’ll ever do but it can also turn into a nightmare. Here are some quick tips on how to keep Travel Buddies together.   Pick your group carefully Travel with like-minded friends or at least pick travel companions that balance one another out (a yin ...

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Crowdsourcing Your Vacation

2016-04-18 Section: , ,

Crowdsourcing is the concept of utilizing a public forum to reveal the best and brightest. In this case, the crowd is your circle of friends and acquaintances and the things being revealed are the best things to do on your vacation. Crowdsourcing may be relatively new but the concept has been around for ages. As a ...

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Wear a Sensible Shoe

Boring (not necessarily) but Practical (always) This seems rather obvious but let’s get one thing straight—we’re talking sensible shoes; not sneakers, not flip-flops, not tennis shoes, or even rubber shoes, and definitely not Crocs. When traveling in foreign countries, nothing says U.S. tourist like sneakers or running shoes. Of course, here in the U.S. people wear ...

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First-Aid Kits for Travelers

2016-04-05 Section: , ,

Don’t think you need a First-Aid Kit? Most travelers never think to bring one until the one day they need it and they don’t have one. The reality is that most of the time you can find what you need at the hotel gift shop or a local drug store. First-Aid Kits are for those times ...

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