One thing it took me a while to learn while I was traveling in Latin America is to be a better friend.What do I mean by that?
The majority of interactions we have with other travelers are very casual. When we talk to another traveler in our hostel or at a café, we are reaching out simply to have More >
I have really struggled to write this post. I think part of it is because I often wonder if I’m just being stupid.I want to live car-free. And when I tell people that, they look at me like I’m crazy.
I did not drive a car once during my 20 months in Latin America.
I walked a lot. I wasn’t buying More >
(Yes, I am aware that the real transition will happen when I enter the corporate More >
(Two years ago, I would have made fun of someone for what More >
If you subscribe to my newsletter, you already know that Bolivia is the last country of my 20-month Latin American adventure.
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(Wow, I cannot believe I spent that much time in two countries. I do like slow travel and enjoy the pseudo-expat life.)
I started my travels in poorer countries with less infrastructure, more hassle, and more crime. I even More >
The two most beautiful places on my itinerary for Chile have experienced environmental disasters just before my arrival.
First, there was the fire in Torres del Paine.And now the driest place on the planet is flooding.
- The Salar de Atacama.
- The Tatio Geysers.
- Valle de la More >
This will be my fourth time visiting Buenos Aires. Long before I had a blog (or ever read a blog), and long before the plan to quit my job and travel was created, I came to Buenos Aires for a 2-week vacation with friends.I not only loved the city, I felt like I could live More >
This is not the nicest, newest, or fanciest hostel I have seen. After all, this is Patagonia. There is not much that is shiny and new.This is a hostel that made me feel comfortable.
I felt like I was surrounded by friends I had known for years. In addition, they have thought of all the little More >
After doing the day hikes in El Chalten, I was ready to take it a step further and complete the full circuit in Torres del Paine. I was planning to carry in my food and tent and stay in the camp sites, attempting to finish in 7 days.I never got that chance. Much of Torres del Paine has burned to More >