01 Jan 2018

Two Weeks in Patagonia: Costs, Tips and Places to See

The vast distances between places of interest in Patagonia makes it a hard region to plan a trip to. This long shard of land in the deep south of South America, divided up between Argentina and Chile, is home to some of the world’s most hike-worthy mountain scenery. After months

06 Mar 2017

Hiking Near El Chalten, Patagonia: Getting up Close to Mount Fitz Roy

After a difficult four days of trekking in Torres del Paine National Park in Chile, we crossed the border to Argentina to do some easier day walks in Los Glaciares National Park. The star of the show is without doubt Mount Fitz Roy, a series of sharp peaks covered in snow

Buenos Aires to Santiago by bus
17 Dec 2015

Buenos Aires to Santiago by Bus: Crossing the Border between Argentina and Chile

After failing to find anything resembling a cheap flight from Buenos Aires to Santiago (or Santiago de Chile, as it’s known in these parts), I decided the 20 hour bus ride would be the best bet. It was a pretty smooth trip and the border crossing was easy. Here’s everything you

02 Dec 2015

A Weekend in Buenos Aires: Extreme Sightseeing

Just under a year ago I entered the league of travel legends by completing two days of extreme sightseeing in Paris, France. With that success came fame, fortune, celebrity romances and a trip to rehab. I let the success go to my head and took a leave of absence from the sport of

Perito Moreno Glacier, El Calafate, Patagonia, Argentina
26 Nov 2015

A Day Trip to Perito Moreno Glacier, Argentina

A massive white monster stood just metres in front of us, shedding pieces of its face into the icy water below. That monster was Perito Moreno Glacier, one of the few glaciers left in the world that is actually still growing. It’s one of the highlights of any trip to