What do you get when you put a tour leader with ample free time and airmiles and an adventurous father both in the same house for a few weeks? The birth of this trip. After a summer of tour leading, my now retired dad and I started talking about Patagonia. While he has traveled all around the […]
Covering nearly 800,000 square kilometers and stretching into two countries, planning a trip to Patagonia can be an overwhelming undertaking. Here’s everything I think is important to get you started. The Chilean side The skinny stretch of Chilean Patagonia is characterized by hundreds of inhabited islands, jagged coastline, forested fjords and expansive ice fields. North […]
As I sit at home from my favorite spot, the large leather couch with nearby outlets and Netflix on, I can only describe the last few months as one thing: a whirlwind. Case in point, over the last four months I’ve only spent 8 days off the road. November and half of December were spent […]
There is something almost inexplicable that happens when you step foot in one of your favorite cities. You feel different. You almost act different. You feel how you’re probably supposed to feel all the time when you aren’t stuck in a tunnel of the day-to-day routine. It’s like setting the refresh button on life. Your […]
Meet David Wray. My dad! Not only is he my father, but an inspiring traveler. “Work hard, play hard” is a phrase I could relate to him. He has never let anything, even a busy and tiring career, get in the way of traveling. While I was growing up, he took my mom and I […]
I’ve traveled through Central America, Argentina and Ecuador on buses. I wouldn’t have traveled around any other way. While each region has differences in their bus systems, there are many things to be said about traveling Latin American by bus. Here is my comprehensive round-up for making your Latin American travel plans a reality on […]
A city with the best of both worlds. Latin American vibrancy and chaos, mixed with European refinement and class. Argentina is an enchanting mixture of its own, and this characteristic is what made me fall in love with it.