patagonia

Travel Safety: Scary Encounters Abroad And What I’ve Learned From Them

Traveling isn’t always a picnic. Sometimes, we encounter situations that threaten our safety and make us second guess our security. The important thing when something like this happens to you is not let it scare you into not traveling, but […]

Ask Jessie: What Are The Best Places To Travel For Sightseeing? [Photo Essay]

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Hey Jessie, I’m trying to decide where to plan my next trip and have no idea where to begin. I’m a regular reader of your blog, and figured I’d ask you what some of the best places to travel are […]

A Tour Gone Wrong In Torres del Paine, Chile

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“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 […]

10 Ways Argentina Surprised Me

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Argentina has been one of my favorite countries to date that I’ve visited for many reasons: The juicy meats, the sultry tango, the passionate street art, the challenging hiking opportunities. Probably the main reason I loved the destination so much […]

Free Adventures In Patagonia: Trekking Martial Glacier In Ushuaia

Martial Glacier

Hiking in Patagonia should be on everyone adventure traveler’s bucket list. One great budget-friendly hike when visiting Ushuaia in Argentina’s Patagonia region is to Martial Glacier. While travelers typically opt to take on the Perito Moreno Glacier in Los Glaciares […]

Valle de Lobos: A Budget-Friendly Hiking Alternative To Tierra del Fuego In Ushuaia, Argentina

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When traveling to Ushuaia in Argentina’s Patagonia region, the main attraction is trekking in Tierra del Fuego National Park. While absolutely stunning, a trip there can be expensive and somewhat tedious in terms of getting there. Depending on what your […]

Photo Essay: 13 Unedited Super Shots Of Patagonia

In all of my travels, I have yet to see a more beautiful region than Patagonia. Encompassing the mid-to-lower parts of Argentina and Chile, this world class hiking and adventure destination features diverse landscapes you won’t see anywhere else on […]

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. […]

24 Hours in Bariloche, Patagonia, Argentina

For hikers and outdoor-enthusiasts, Bariloche in Argentina‘s Patagonia region is the perfect destination. With some of the most unique landscapes and picturesque mountains in the country, you’ll never want to leave. If you’re on a tight schedule, however, here is […]

Hostel Review: Cruz del Sur Independent Hostel, Ushuaia, Argentina

To really get the most out of your experience in Ushuaia in the Patagonia region of Argentina, it’s important to have a good homebase. Cruz del Sur Independent Hostel does just this, allowing for a comfortable yet fun stay. The […]