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Chalong: Fitness Capital of Thailand

Chalong: Thailand Fitness Camp Paradise On the Island of Phuket in Thailand is a very special place called Chalong – more of a neighbourhood than a city.  This 1.5 kilometers of narrow street manages to […]

Visiting the End of the World: 5 Things to Do in Ushuaia

A Land of Fire and Ice – 5 Things to Do in Ushuaia The city of Ushuaia lies at the southernmost tip of Argentina – the part that looks almost like a tongue that’s trying […]

5 Ways to Fund Your Adult Gap Year Travel

5 Simple Ways to Fund Your Adult Gap Year Save save save! Sublet your residence while you are gone Find a friend or friends to travel with during various points of your itinerary Expand your […]

Declaration: Digital Nomad Life

So this has been brewing for quite a while now, but I feel like it’s finally time to make a confession: I don’t want to stop travelling!!  To spend the year getting to do things […]

Guide to Easter Island: Remote Isle of Mystery

I’ll be honest – I’d wanted to go to Easter Island ever since I read Jared Diamond’s book Collapse about how the Easter Islanders went from being a complex civilization of thousands of individuals who produced those amazing iconic statues, the moai, to a dwindling group of stragglers by the time the first Westerner, Dutchman Jacob Roggeveen, first stumbled upon the island in 1722.

Santiago to Valparaiso Day Trip

With Valparaiso just 60 miles to the west, a Santiago to Valparaiso day trip is easily done.  There are many things to do in Valparaiso, Chile (or “Valpo”, as it’s known to its friends) that could warrant a longer stay, but we only had one day before we had to fly off to Easter Island, and one day is long enough to imbibe the artful vibe of this lovely seaside town.

Chile’s Atacama Desert

Why visit the Atacama Desert? Chile’s Atacama Desert is one of the driest places in the world.  What of interest could possibly be there?  Plenty!  From landscapes that resemble distant planets, to erupting geysers to […]

Copacabana and La Paz:  Gateway to Bolivia

Copacabana Bolivia wasn’t really on my radar when I originally began planning my trip.  However, Bolivia’s unique geography, coupled with its isolation from international development, made for one of the most fascinating visits on my already […]

Uyuni: Magical Desert of Shifting Perspective

Magical perspectives in a white salt desert! I’ll be honest – I originally had no desire to go to the Uyuni Salt Flats in Bolivia.  My friend Val insisted that we go, but I couldn’t […]

Peru – Lake Titicaca

Guide to Lake Titicaca Just saying the name Lake Titicaca out loud is enough to bring a smile to your face.  Don’t worry – Spanish speakers find the name a little ridiculous themselves, and many […]

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