10 Tips for the Adventurous Traveller

Travelling can be among the most rewarding experiences life has to offer. Make the most of your next adventure by following these 10 simple travel tips…

1. Meet Local People

This one of the best ways (if not the only way) to really experience the local culture. And since basic English is spoken worldwide, you shouldn’t find it too difficult to communicate when you through in some hand gestures and body language.

2. Take Lots Of Photos

With 195 countries and over 7.4 billion people in the world, chances are you’ll only get the chance to visit each destination once in your lifetime. So be sure to capture all the memories you create along the way by taking lots of photos.

3. Keep An Open Mind

Nothing can put a damper on an otherwise great experience like setting unrealistic expectations before even setting foot in a new place. Don’t fall into this trap. Every place you visit has its own unique history, culture, customs and cuisine. Appreciate each place for what it is and you’ll go a long way toward making the most out of each unique experience.

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Architecture, Awasi Hotel, Cabins, Design, Patagonia, Travel

Travelling to Patagonia? Check out the Awasi Hotel

The first thing that comes to most people’s mind when they think of Patagonia is the rugged mountainous terrain and wild landscapes. Architecture though? Well, that’s probably one of the last things that come to mind.

Architect Felip Assadi is hoping to change that thinking for those lucky guests of the Awasi Hotel. Featuring 14 villas and one main lodge, the hotel is situated in a private reserve overlooking the beautiful Torres del Paine National Park.

While rugged and minimalist in nature, the private cabins of the Awasi Hotel come complete with hot tubs, fireplaces, a private guide and a 4WD so guests can explore at their own pace.

Built out of local lenga beech wood and framed in iron, the cabins were designed to blend into the landscape while keeping with the traditional architecture of the region.

See the full story at Adventure Journal.