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

Practical Tips on How to Plan Your W Trek (Torres del Paine)

First, I want to get this out of the way: planning W Trek 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*** this, …

Pre-trip Reading Recommendation for 20+ Countries

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

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.