Last night, I had the privilege of attending a panel of youth climate change activists at The Conduit. These young people started taking action in their tweens and teens to fight what’s happening to our […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 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 […]
Hi, I’m Kelly! A year ago, I set out on an amazing adventure – my Adult Gap Year. I realized a year wasn’t enough, I want a Gap Life! this blog is about my travels, and how I’m working to fund my escape from my 9:5 job so that I can pursue them full-time.
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