Things to do in Robinson Crusoe Island, Chile

Robinson Crusoe Island is the biggest and most important island in the Juan Fernandez Archipelago. The archipelago consists of only three islands; Santa Clara and Alexander Selkirk being the others. There are many things to do in Robinson Crusoe Island ranging from trekking to nature sightseeing to horseback riding, diving, snorkeling or just walking around […]

Getting to Robinson Crusoe Island

Note: I wrote this shortly after arriving at the Crusoe Island Lodge, Tuesday November 5th, to capture my thoughts…so keep that in mind with anything you saw on Facebook or Twitter since then. I look forward to another post on the island soon as well! My adventures on Robinson Crusoe Island started before I even […]

Hiking Torres Del Paine in Chilean Patagonia

Patagonia…what a word! It just sounds like an awesome place, kind of like Shangri-La. Sure enough, it is! Chilean Patagonia is one of the most beautiful places in the world. Torres Del Paine National Park is the crown jewel of Chilean Patagonia and hiking Torres Del Paine is an experience I will never forget. Arriving […]

Wine and Steak in Argentina

If you’ve ever read my “Why Travel” page, you may recognize the line “Travel helps you appreciate wine and the beauty of vineyards”. That is so true and going to vineyards and wine country’s around the world are one of the most fun things to do in travel. Mendoza and the surrounding region of Maipu […]

The Atacama Desert

The Atacama Desert is the driest desert in the world. It is gorgeous, photogenic and just a really cool place to be. I was a little worried that it wouldn’t be able to live up to the awesome experience I had in Bolivia and was worried that much of the scenery would be similar. Of […]

Bolivia’s Southern Altiplano

The Southern Altiplano of Bolivia is unquestionably one of the coolest places in the world to visit. The landscapes are otherworldly and will leave your jaw on the floor of your 4×4. You can’t imagine you are on planet Earth let alone in Bolivia. The Salar de Uyuni is what brought me back to Bolivia […]

The World’s Most Dangerous Road

In the late 1980’s and early 1990’s the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) coined the mountainous road from La Cumbre to Coroico in Bolivia as the World’s Most Dangerous Road. This was because of the extraordinary amount of deaths that occurred on this road which is no more than 3 meters wide at most points, has […]

The Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands are the type of place you´ve always wanted to visit because you really don´t know what to expect and what there actually is on the islands. All you know is something about Darwin being there; there´s a bunch of cool animals and birds; and it´s expensive to get to. Well the truth […]

The Center of the World?

I have been meaning to come to Ecuador for years, literally. However, I always wanted to wait until I had a good week or so to come and see both the country’s main two cities and the mystical Galapagos Islands, plus it is the only country in the Americas that I hadn’t been to. Well […]

Lift the Travel Ban to Cuba

With the dawn of a new administration in the United States, the time to lift the travel ban to Cuba has come. The nearly 50 year trade embargo’s time has past and the United States Government needs to ease the restrictions on Americans who wish or do travel to the island nation only 90 miles […]

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