Tag: chile

Valparaiso Travel tips

The Jewel of the Pacific

Visiting Valparaíso, Chile was a great reminder to never put too much faith in a guide book. Lonely Planet gave this beyond-adorable town mediocre reviews to the point we almost didn’t go, but instead we made a day trip to one of our new all-time favorite towns. For where to roam, eat, drink and adore […]

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Pucon travel tips

Pucón: Hot (Springs) Birthday

Birthdays are for relaxation, so when choosing a spot for my 30th, the hot springs of Pucón, Chile had my name all over it. Set on the shores of Villarica Lake, below a majestic volcano of the same name, the town was a b-day wish come true.   Backpackers flock here to hike the active […]

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Patagonia, Chilean Style!

Torres del Paine National Park in Chile is an incredible region with raw beauty at every turn with ice fields, glacial lakes, unique wildlife, and extreme mountains. We were lucky enough to spend four days here at EcoCamp and experience a sampling of all the park has to offer.   Understanding the Park To get […]

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