Hiking The Iconic Laguna de los Tres (Mount Fitz Roy), El Chaltén, Patagonia.

Renowned for the incredible hiking that’s literally on its doorstep, El Chaltén is a quaint little village in Argentina’s south-west. It’s set at the foothill of the Los Glaciares National park and is the perfect base for a few days to enjoy all it has to offer. You’re likely familiar with the logo of the […]

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Hitching in Argentina. Getting About the Local Way!

Truth be told, I’ve never hitch-hiked in my life. Until now in South America (sorry mum!). Like most children from a young age, my sisters and I were drilled with the ‘never get into cars with strangers’ spiel. And for many years those words were etched into my mind. Until of course Uber arrived, and […]

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The Minimalist Way. Why We Can Live Richer Lives with Less.

For two weeks now, we’ve been living off-the-grid, as we take part in our first volunteer project with ‘workaway.com’. The platform enables travellers to visit people’s homes and/or organisation’s and volunteer an agreed workload (often 5 hours’ p/day, p/week) in exchange for meals and accommodation. Really, it’s a win:win situation; enabling people to experience local […]

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A 5-Day Itinerary to a True Winter Wonderland. Iceland On A Budget.

Renowned for its many stunning natural wonders and surreal landscapes, Iceland is an experience like no other. And in the wintertime, it’s just magic. A true winter wonderland that with leave you in awe of mother nature, and wanting to stay forever. Widely known as ‘The Land of Fire and Ice’ with its stunning scenery […]

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An Uncomplicated Life. It Feels Like Home To Me…

As I write this entry, I’m sitting around the fire pit in this little slice of paradise, by myself waiting for the others to wake up. It’s almost 9am, the water is (hopefully) not too far from boiling, because.. coffee, and the wind is a little cold on my back. This has been the morning’s […]

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Buenos Aires to Bariloche, Patagonia By Overnight Bus. Oh What A Ride!

Argentina Bus Adventures. To the innocent eye, this lovely green coach (pictured) might look somewhat like a luxury set of wheels, somewhere along the way from Buenos Aires to Bariloche, Patagonia.   Truth be told, this is partially correct. It’s indeed, ‘somewhere along the way’ between the east and west coasts of Argentina. In the […]

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