10 Reasons To Go Hiking Through Patagonia // Brittany from Boston

10 Reasons To Go Hiking Through Patagonia

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As we come to the close of another year, I look back to how I started this year, by hiking through Patagonia. If ever there was a way to show a year that you mean business, it’s to kick it off by hiking through one of the most inhospitable yet beautiful regions of the world. After […]

My Patagonia Photo Diary // Brittany from Boston

My Patagonia Photo Diary

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In what was probably the greatest challenge of my life, both physically and psychologically, I spent a month hiking through Patagonia at the beginning of this year. It was just me, my oversized backpack, and the trail for weeks and weeks. Maybe if I was a seasoned hiker it would’ve been a breeze, but I […]

Top 15 Things To Do in Santiago, Chile // Brittany from Boston

Top 15 Things to do in Santiago, Chile

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I wasn’t expecting Santiago, Chile to charm me like it did. It kind of snuck up on me! But with the booming winery industry, warm people, fresh seafood, and expressive street art, it’s no wonder I loved it. One of the things that makes Santiago a unique city is that it doesn’t have a major […]

Sailing the Beagle Channel to the End of the World // Brittany from Boston

Sailing the Beagle Channel to the End of the World

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Those familiar with the famous expedition of the HMS Beagle don’t need any introduction to the Beagle Channel at the southern tip of South America. This channel connects the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, and was an important route used by many ships in years past, especially before the digging of the Panama Canal. (More on […]

The Penguins of Punta Arenas, Chile // Brittany from Boston

The Penguins of Punta Arenas, Chile

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One of the things I had looked forward to most about visiting the southern tip of South America is of course the penguins! From Punta Arenas, Chile there is an easy day trip by boat to Islas Magdalena and Marta in the Strait of Magellan. And you can see there the Magellanic penguins and cormorants […]

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The Time I Had to Hitchhike from Chile to Argentina

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There come certain times when even the best laid plans fail, when even the best of travelers find themselves in a pickle. I had such an experience when I found myself without a bus ticket or other means of getting from Punta Arenas, Chile to Ushuaia, Argentina. And as such my only option was something […]

Your Complete Guide to Hiking the W in Torres del Paine // Brittany from Boston

The Complete Guide to Hiking the W in Torres del Paine

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When you picture Patagonia, with its impressive mountain ranges and massive rock towers, you’re probably thinking of Torres del Paine National Park in Chile. This park is the most visited hiking area in all of Patagonia, and hoards of trekkers come here each season to experience the unbelievable natural beauty of this park. The most popular […]