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A Tour Gone Wrong In Torres del Paine, Chile

“Do you see the Paines?” I was currently on a guided tour of Torres del Paine in Chile, and my guide was pointing out the iconic triple-horned mountain of the park. It was bizarrely beautiful, the shark peaks draped in […]

Unique Green Chile Experiences In Albuquerque, New Mexico

New Mexico may be the only state with an official question: “Red or green?”. This is in reference to chile sauce, the quintessential ingredient in New Mexican cuisine. In fact, green chile sauce in Albuquerque was recently voted the #1 […]

10 Unique Experiences To Have In Chile

When I backpacked South America, one country I found difficult to plan was Chile. While I had heard they had great wine, adventurous hikes and beautiful landscapes, I had no idea where to actually go and what to actually do. […]

Sandboarding And Sunset In The Atacama Desert, Chile

“They call this Death Valley because of all the people who don’t make it out alive,” our tour guide, Steve, whispered in a haunting voice. Staring at the enormous sand dunes and unworldly rock formations, I felt fearful of what […]

A Budget-Friendly Way To Experience San Pedro de Atacama, Chile

When visiting the desert-town of San Pedro de Atacama in Chile, you’ll first notice the myriad tour companies taking up every other street corner. While you absolutely won’t be able to see everything yourself without a tour, there is a […]

Inside Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s Annual Chile Pepper Fiesta

Last Saturday, the Brooklyn Botanic Garden held their annual Chile Pepper Fiesta, a mix of music, dancing, beer, chocolate, and, best of all, chile peppers. Being a hot sauce junky myself, I was really excited for my quest around the […]

Your Ultimate Guide To San Francisco Beyond The Guidebook

Looking to explore San Francisco, California? Here’s everything you need to know about this eclectic city: Food & Drink Savor A Burrito According to Lee Abbamonte, the youngest American to visit every country in the world, the burrito was born […]

14 Essential Tips For Backpacking South America

Backpacking South America is a worthwhile adventure I recommend everyone to have at least once in their lives. Before I arrived on the continent, I was unsure of what to expect. To help prepare you before you go, here are […]

Next Trip Planner Quiz Results

1-10 Points: You love the beach! If there’s sun, sand and hammocks you’re in your personal paradise. If you don’t mind splurging, French Polynesia is an excellent choice, although I recommend going beyond Tahiti to islands like Fakarava (great for […]