Top Five Reasons to Avoid Mendoza, Argentina

Avoid Mendoza?! Isn’t that where all the malbec is grown that Argentina is famous for? Doesn’t it sit at the base of the beautiful Andes mountains? Are they crazy? Well, yes, we are pretty crazy. But that’s beside the point. There are almost no blogs out there bashing Mendoza and everyone seems to go there.…

Trekking in Patagonia – El Chalten vs. Torres del Paine

Can’t Decide Between El Chalten and Torres del Paine? So you want to do some trekking in southern Patagonia? Maybe you’ve done a little research, maybe you haven’t. You want to see some breathtaking snow-capped mountains, jagged peaks, and stunning glaciers. But you can’t decide between El Chalten, Argentina and Torres del Paine, Chile, the self-proclaimed…

Patagonia: The Best of Bariloche

We’ve learned over the last ten months that it’s always more fun when you see, smell, feel, and experience a place for the first time with your very own senses. As a result, we often try to avoid looking at pictures of our next destination prior to our arrival or listen to lengthy descriptions about…

Jungle Adventure in Peru: Tambopata Reserve

Jungle fever? No problem. Peru is 60% jungle and is home to several accessible jungle areas including Iquitos, Manu and Tambopata. Deciding to go to the jungle isn’t the difficult part, it’s deciding which area to go to that can prove challenging. In the end, we opted to go to Tambopata and we have no…