Monthly Archive: December, 2014

A food paradise in Puerto Varas, Chile

The moment we rolled in by bus to Puerto Varas, we instantly felt like we were transported to either Switzerland or Bavaria—from the snow-capped peaks across a pristine lake to the evergreen trees to… Continue reading

Torres del Paine and Chile’s famous W Trek

Is it possible to have too many exceptional experiences? Surely we’re going to max out on some invisible quota at this rate! We followed up our amazing Antarctic adventure with a four-day, 45-mile*… Continue reading

Antarctic Adventures with Quark Expeditions

Nothing could have prepared us for the magnificent, vast and pristine wilderness of Antarctica. Our ten-night voyage to and around the Antarctic Peninsula brought us to nine landing sites, some rarely visited. For example, Paulette… Continue reading

Ushuaia, Argentina: The End of the World

We probably spent twice as much time in Ushuaia as needed for a typical tourist (five days total), but at the rate we’d been traveling, it wasn’t so bad to stay put for… Continue reading

Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls sits on the border near Paraguay of Brazil and Argentina. After we said “goodbye” to Justin’s mom in Rio de Janeiro, we flew to Foz de Iguacu, Brazil. You can also… Continue reading