8 Reasons to Take a Vacation in the Wilderness // Brittany from Boston

8 Reasons To Take a Vacation in the Wilderness

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This time last year I was hiking through the beautiful wilderness of Patagonia, and it was one of the most life-changing experiences I’ve ever had. It’s an incredible place to visit and a great adventure to take on, but even if you’re not up for a challenge of that magnitude, there are still benefits to […]

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 […]

Visiting Plitvice Lakes: The Waterfalls Capital of the World // Brittany from Boston

Visiting Plitvice Lakes: The Waterfalls Capital of the World

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The Plitvice Lakes National Park has gained major international popularity recently, with photos of its numerous waterfalls circulating around Pinterest. Much as I like a good photo, I knew I had to go see this place for myself. So Plitvice was high on my priority list when I came to Croatia, and let me assure […]

The King Penguins of the Falkland Islands // Brittany from Boston

The King Penguins of the Falkland Islands

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Visiting the king penguins on the Falkland Islands goes down on my list of coolest experiences in my life! I get up close and personal with these magnificent creatures, while they’re in just their natural habitat! How awesome is that?! And considering the effort it took to get here, I know that you might not […]

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 […]

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 […]