South America

A Street Art Tour of Santiago (and a Few Other Cities in South America)

A Street Art Tour of Santiago (and a Few Other Cities in South America)

If you know me, you know I’m obsessed with street art and fully believe it’s the most intimate way to get to know a city. It’s visual storytelling meets hidden messaging, and the best way to get a true vibe […]

Machu Picchu or Patagonia: Which is the Best Long Distance Trek for You?

Machu Picchu or Patagonia: Which is the Best Long Distance Trek for You?

If you’re considering doing a long distance trek, South America’s signature hikes should be at the top of your expedition bucket list. Machu Picchu and the O or W in Patagonia are amazing, multi-day journeys that are designed to change […]

Five Things They Don’t Tell You About Hiking Machu Picchu (or the Inca Trail)

Five Things They Don’t Tell You About Hiking Machu Picchu (or the Inca Trail)

One of the most iconic hikes in South America and one of the top 5 ranked treks in the world, the Inca Trail is an impressive mix of climate zones, topography and ancient history. But between 3 am wakeup calls […]