Rugged, remote and breathtakingly beautiful, the Patagonia region of South America has rightfully earned its place in the pantheon of must-see destinations for adventure seekers and nature lovers in general. And while you can camp and hike your way through different sections of Patagonia, which sprawls across large swaths of Chile and Argentina's southernmost territory, the good news is that you don't have to tent it on your honeymoon (unless, of course, you want to). Even better news: If Patagonia is a bucket list destination for both you and your fiancé, this spectacular corner of the world is more readily accessible than you might have imagined.
While Patagonia is closer to Antartica than just about anywhere else on the planet (yes, you might see penguins), some of the region's most famous treasures — including the glacial fjords of Chilean Patagonia and the craggy peaks and scenic vistas of Torres del Paine National Park — are now just a couple flights away, thanks to new connections between Santiago, Chile, and Puerto Natales, a small port town that's considered the gateway to Torres del Paine and a main departure point for Patagonia expeditions by land and sea. ... (continue reading)