Stuck At The End Of The World: 11 Days In Ushuaia

Ushuaia is the Southernmost city in the world and it’s also the main hub from where ships depart for Antarctica during the Southern Hemisphere’s summer months. Ever since I started planning my trip, the idea of traveling to Antarctica had been an ongoing debate in my mind. I really wanted to go, but it is […]

Friendships Forever: Penguins in Punta Arenas

Punta Arenas was Shaun’s final destination before leaving me and flying back home to Vancouver. The city is the most common way for travelers to enter or exit Chilean Patagonia by air, so it’s more of a travel hub, rather than a sought after backpacking destination. The only attraction that we were interested in seeing […]

Stepping Into A Different World: Torres Del Paine – Pt 2/2

If you haven’t read my previous post yet, this story begins back in Part 1. After spending our first night in the park at Camp Grey, we made our way over to Camp Italiano, which Shaun was very excited about, being the proud Italian that he is. This campsite actually is free, which was nice. […]

Stepping Into A Different World: Torres Del Paine – Part 1/2

Of all the amazing places I read about, when I decided I would travel to Patagonia, Torres Del Paine was where I was most looking forward to. I had never done any multi-day treks before, so I was really excited to spend 4 nights and 5 days out in nature within the National Park. The […]

Walking On Ice: The Puerto Merino Glacier

The Puerto Merino Glacier is a breathtaking sight, towering over 30m above sea level. El Calafate, the town where people stay in order to access it, is a different story. There isn’t much else to do there besides trips to the glacier. It’s very touristy and expensive. I wouldn’t recommend staying for longer than a […]

Beautiful Bariloche

When I think about Bariloche, the first word that comes to mind is, “beautiful.” This was our first stop in Patagonia and it definitely left a good first impression. As the largest city in the Argentine Lake District, Bariloche attracts people from all over the world who come to experience the amazing landscapes and outdoor […]