Although 20th century introductions, Lily-flowered tulips look like old-fashioned hourglass Turkish tulips brought to europe centuries ago. In bud, petals are pointed and reflexed. In flower, they open wide to form...
Lush lake-filled national park set in Valdivian rainforest
Chile has eight Unesco World Biosphere Reserves and four World Heritage Sites. Chilean Patagonia has the lion's share of these. Trekking in Patagonia is challenging and unforgettable, with highlights including deserted rainforests, active volcanoes,...
A Guide to Trekking in the National Parks of Argentine Patagonia
Argentina's Glacier Wonderland
Wild Tulips for Naturalizing
Find out which tulips are best for naturalizing, when specific tulips flower and other characteristics.
Los Glaciares National Park and Torres del Paine National Park are in Southern Patagonia, which stranddles Chile and Argentina. Both are popular trekking destinations, but which is best?
Must-sees, must-dos and how to get there
The best national parks in Patagonia for trekking
Budget accommodation for trekkers in Torres del Paine National Park
Lago Pehoé has some of Torres del Paine's best accommodation including a lakeside campsite and a world-class hotel
Little known twenty years ago, Torres del Paine is today a mecca for trekkers, horse riders and kayakers
Torres del Paine's largest and most spectacular glacier
The Circuit Trek in Torres del Paine National Park is a 150km trek through one of the most beautiful places on earth.
Find out about Torres del Paine National Park's 250km of trails, from the well-trodden Circuit and W treks to other less used trails.
Hiking the Torres del Paine W FAQ: where to stay, what to see, how to get there and highlights
Ruffled or Parrot Tulips are surging in popularity. Find out why.