10 Reasons To Travel Through South America // Brittany from Boston

10 Reasons To Travel Through South America

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From the mountainous region of Patagonia in Argentina and Chile, to the historic Incan citadel of Machu Picchu in Peru, the vast Salt Flats in Bolivia, the endless expanse of the Amazon Jungle, and the beaches of Rio de Janeiro in Brazil, South America is a treasure trove for travelers looking for a unique experience. […]

The 5 Best Places for Women to Travel Right Now // Brittany from Boston

Top 5 Places for Women to Travel Right Now

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It’s unavoidable. You tell your family or friends that you are embarking on a solo female travel adventure and then you have to wade through the onslaught of concerned (read: condescending) voices telling you how dangerous the world is. Oddly enough, these concerns often come from people who have done little to no traveling themselves. […]

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 […]