9 Reasons to Fall in Love With Bali All Over Again

This post contains places that aren’t normally on first time visitors’ list of things to do in Bali. If you’ve been to Bali before, or maybe it is your first time here and you’re looking for something different to do in Bali, you should check these places out. It might make you fall in love with Bali (again).

Practical Do’s and Don’ts of Planning W Circuit (Torres del Paine)

Practical do's and don'ts of planning your W Trek in Torres del Paine, Patagonia.

First, I want to get this out of the way: planning W circuit in Torres del Paine in high season was one of the most frustrating things I’ve ever undertaken. Dealing with various campground companies, their broken online reservation systems, and the dozens of unanswered emails caused moments where I just wanted to say “F*** …

Travel Books to Read from 20+ Countries (to Get More Out of Your Travels)

Pre-trip Reading Recommendation for 20+ Countries

Doing some pre-trip reading is one of the easiest ways to get more out of your travels. Books have inspired many – if not all – of my travels (my upcoming Turkmenistan trip is partly inspired by an entry in Atlas Obscura on Darvaza gas crater). They’ve also given them a deeper meaning. I get so much, so much, more out of my travels having these stories at the back of my head and seeing them come to live “on site” so to speak.

Day Hike to Laguna de Los Tres Patagonia: Things to Know

Dayhike to Laguna de Los Tres in Patagonia

It took us 2 tries for us to complete Laguna de Los Tres dayhike, one of the most popular dayhikes in Patagonia. But when we made it, it was glorious! Read on to learn about everything you need to know about doing a dayhike to Laguna de Los Tres: our experience, the trail, and the cute basetown of El Chalten.

Sunrise at Tikal, Guatemala

sunrise at tikal

Who knew that a jungle sunrise can cause such a commotion? Sunrise at Tikal was eerie and beautiful, it gave me goosebumps.

Guys, it was simply magical (and I don’t use this world lightly)

10 Day Itinerary In Guatemala

10 days in Guatemala itinerary

10 day in Guatemala wasn’t enough time to do everything I wanted to do so, but I did manage to see what I felt was some of the best highlights Guatemala has to offer.

The Great Beijing to Lhasa Train Ride

At 40 hours, the Beijing – Lhasa train is the longest train ride I’ve been on. I am now convinced that train journeys are way more romantic in books than in real life. Next time I’m going to Tibet, I’ll be flying.