How to Visit the Worlds Longest Suspension Bridge in Switzerland // Brittany from Boston

How to Visit the Worlds Longest Suspension Bridge in Switzerland

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The worlds longest suspension bridge was just opened in Switzerland! Officially called the Charles Kuonen Hängebrücke, it only just opened in July 2017. This is the latest addition to Switzerland’s already impressive lineup of attractions, both manmade and natural. So of course I had to go and check this thing out for myself! The bridge stretches […]

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 […]

The Virtues of Hammock Camping // Brittany from Boston

The Virtues of Hammock Camping

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I love the looks I get from other campers when I set up my hammock for the night at a campground. As I wrap the straps around the tree trunks, they may glance over. And then I clip the carabineers of the hammock, one on each strap, and they look over with curiosity. Then my […]

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 […]

Day Hikes from El Chalten || Brittany from Boston

Day Hikes from El Chaltén, Argentina

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I understand not everyone is crazy about hiking for hours with a heavy backpack on, only to camp in the wilderness with no amenities available, day after day. That’s okay! I do enjoy it but luckily for you, there are other ways to see just about all of the El Chaltén region without those long […]

Trekking Through El Chalten, Argentina |[Brittany from Boston]|

Trekking Through El Chaltén, Argentina

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El Chaltén is the undisputed trekking capital of Argentina, drawing the biggest crowds to its section of Patagonia each year. This town is actually situated inside the Los Glaciares National Park, and is the entry point for the northern section of the park, including Cerro Torres and Mount Fitz Roy. It’s rather remote (think: no […]