Paul Kelly’s Latest Release – A Wake-up Call on Climate Change!

Paul Kelly’s Latest Release – A Wake-up Call on Climate Change!

Sometimes, to make a real impact, you need to punch where it hurts. And that’s precisely what Paul Kelly has just done to Australia. His latest musical release, Sleep Australia Sleep, is seen as a scathing criticism of our government’s climate change inaction and a wake-up call, if ever one was written. Yet the lyrics, […]

What is a Ruana?

Garnet Gem Ruana

So what is a Ruana, anyway?  Quite fitting, both alpacas and ruanas are originally from the Andes region of South America. The word Ruana means “Land of Blankets”.  Simply put, it is a blanket you can wear!  Usually they are thick, soft, sleeveless, and about knee length.  The shape is square or rectangular, with a […]

Press Release: The Great Chimu Sale Launches Today

Press Release: The Great Chimu Sale Launches Today

Up to 40% off the Arctic, Antarctica and Latin America. Sydney. Monday 13th January, 2019. Now is the time to book incredible adventures to some of the most pristine and coveted locations on the planet as Latin America and Polar Travel Specialists, Chimu Adventures, launch the Great Chimu Sale. Between now and the 29th February […]

Arctic Landscapes – What to Expect on an Expedition to the Far North

Arctic Landscapes – What to Expect on an Expedition to the Far North

The wildlife may hog all the attention on expeditions to the far north but the Arctic landscapes soon reveal themselves to be the most magical of surprises. No-one expects to be completely overawed by the Arctic landscapes. Everyone thinks the only time their heart will skip a beat is when they see a polar bear […]

Free Crochet Pattern – Chris Cross Snuggle Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern – Go With The Flow Snuggle Scarf with Tutorials on Crocheting Crossed Double Crochet Stitches

I ran across a crochet pattern that I really liked, used a different yarn than what the pattern called for, tweaked it a little, and I’m quite happy with the results.  I love the texture that is created with a combination of front and back crossed double crochet stitches.  Sound hard?  Not really, once you […]

Free Crochet Pattern – Go With The Flow Snuggle Scarf

Free Crochet Pattern – Go With The Flow Snuggle Scarf with Tutorials on Crocheting Crossed Double Crochet Stitches

I ran across a crochet pattern that I really liked, used a different yarn than what the pattern called for, tweaked it a little, and I’m quite happy with the results.  I love the texture that is created with a combination of front and back crossed double crochet stitches.  Sound hard?  Not really, once you […]

The Road Less Travelled: Travel Trends | 2020 Vision

The Road Less Travelled: Travel Trends | 2020 Vision

6. Fernando de Noronha, Brazil You’d be hard-pressed to find a more rewarding off-beat destination in Latin America than the Brazilian archipelago of Fernando de Noronha. The where, you ask? Exactly – the fact that no-one’s even heard of this corner of tropical paradise is kinda the point. Floating over 300kms off the north-eastern coast […]

Slow Travel Experiences: Travel Trends | 2020 Vision

Slow Travel Experiences: Travel Trends | 2020 Vision

5 Stunning ‘Slow Travel’ Experiences in South America Embrace slow travel – the difference between rushing to tick off lists and actually soaking up an unforgettable experience in South America. Travelling ‘slowly and with purpose’ is one of the hottest travel trends for 2020. Proponents swearing that there’s simply no better, easier and more cost-effective […]

Transformative Travel Experiences: Travel trends | 2020 Vision

Transformative Travel Experiences: Travel trends | 2020 Vision

Why Antarctica & the Arctic are the Ultimate Transformative Travel Experiences A new travel era is dawning – discover why the Polar Regions offer the most unfiltered transformative experiences of all. Craving unforgettable rather than superficial moments, seekers of transformative travel experiences are turning to the Polar Regions to deliver on the goods. In this […]

Sustainable Travel: Travel Trends | 2020 Vision

Sustainable Travel: Travel Trends | 2020 Vision

Top 5 Sustainable Travel Experiences for 2020 Responsible and unforgettable – the most sustainable travel experiences for 2020 are set to revolutionise the tourism scene in Latin America and the Polar regions. Finding unique and rewarding ways to travel more sustainably in 2020 is the goal of so many adventurers heading to Latin America and […]