The 9 Best Arugam Bay Surf Spots

For surfers throughout Southeast Asia, Arugam Bay Surf is legendary.  Countless breaks, many nearly unknown, and a single, epic point break with long rides make it worth traveling halfway around the world.  But being half a world away, it can be a pain planning the breaks to surf, when, how to get there, and then … Read more

Things to Do in Santa Cruz, Galapagos – An Ultimate Guide: Snorkeling, Day Trips, and More

Why Isla Santa Cruz, Galapagos? Why Go: Numerous things to do in Santa Cruz, Galapagos make it the perfect for one stop, budget tour of the Galapagos Islands. Decent accommodations, ample food and grocery options, robust tours, and easy access from the mainland make most quintessential Galapagos experiences possible without leaving the island (aside from the … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Camping El Chalten: Free Campsites, Trails, and More

Patagonia – vast, beautiful, legendary.  This epic land is filled with countless trails & vistas worth traveling half a world away to see. While you’re exploring Argentine Patagonia, camping El Chalten and trekking the surrounding Parque Nacional Los Glaciares should be on your bucket list.  It’s a cheap, easy, and beautiful experience. This tiny mountain … Read more

The Essential El Chalten Trekking and Hiking Guide

El Chalten – A tiny mountain town nestled in a beautiful corner of Argentine Patagonia.  Whether you’re looking for pleasant day hikes and comfy mattress at night, ormulti-day treks with camping under the stars, the El Chalten trekking and hiking options definitely offer your flavor and style of outdoor adventure. Unfortunately, with all of these … Read more

The Essential Patagonia and Torres del Paine Packing List

Patagonia and Torres del Paine Packing List

Patagonia and Torres del Paine offer some of the most magnificent landscapes and views on the planet.  Lucky for you, you’ll have to take on a few days of trekking in the wild, natural solitude to reach them.  Those few days of hiking and sleeping under the stars can be some of the coziest, warmest, … Read more

The Ultimate Torres del Paine O Circuit Guide [2019-2020]

The Torres del Paine O Circuit trek is the ultimate trek in Torres del Paine National Park, one of the most amazing ranges of land in Patagonia.  The O circuit improves on the 5 day W Trek by adding 4 more days of trekking through the more remote and less trafficked “backside” of Torres del … Read more

The Torres del Paine W Trek – A Complete Guide

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Torres del Paine is one of the highlights of Patagonia and the most trafficked national parks in South America for good reason.  I’ve visited twice – once for the Torres del Paine W trek and a second time for the circuit trek – and loved both experiences immensely. If you need an adventure, the unmatched … Read more

Ultimate Guide to the Torres del Paine Campsites and Refugios

Torres del Paine Campsites and Refugios

The Torres del Paine trek is one of the premier treks in the world.  Over 5 day “W trek” or the 9-day “circuit trek” you can experience some of the best landscapes and vistas Patagonia has to offer.  Along the way, the Torres del Paine refugios offer a comfortable and convenient place to rest your … Read more

7 Best Canggu Surf Schools According to Locals & Nomads

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When you think of destination surf camps, a handful of epic and beautiful spots come to mind: Costa Rica, Portugal, Nicaragua, Morocco, and (of course) Bali.  Bali’s year-round surf, great vibe, and indescribable beauty make it a top destination in general but the surf schools, specifically the Canggu Surf Schools make it a hard surf … Read more

7 Important Everest Base Camp Trek Difficulty Facts & 25 Tips for Making the Trek Easier

The Everest Base Camp Trek is arguably one of the most beautiful, rewarding multi-day treks on the planet.  Unfortunately, the austerity, remoteness, and unpredictable weather of the Himalayas makes most people question Everest Base Camp Trek difficulty and whether they can complete it.  I’ll put your worries aside now – can do it, and you … Read more