Perseverance Pays Off: Returning to Antarctica

>>Have you checked out the new blog? You can read this post in it’s original format over there.<< Last year, I sailed to Antarctica for the first time in my life and I fell in love. In love with the mysterious black mountains; the electric blue ice; the thundering glaciers; the goofy penguins; the formidable leopard seals; … More Perseverance Pays Off: Returning to Antarctica

The New Vagabondist

Hello friends, it’s been almost two years since I first launched the Vagabondist. A lot has happened during those years– my 3 month trip to South America ended up lasting more than a year because I joined the crew of a sailboat exploring Patagonia, I sailed as crew to Antarctica aboard a 104-year old fully-rigged barque, and I started working as an expedition … More The New Vagabondist

Breach, Baby, Breach

Earlier this week, I got to see something pretty incredible: breaching humpbacks and orcas, swimming together in Frederick Sound. For hours we watched whales feeding, spyhopping, pec and tail slapping, swimming, and spouting. All day long, we were surrounded by whales– it was extraordinary. And then, in the evening, a humpback breached next to our ship…. … More Breach, Baby, Breach

What’s Next: Alaska

I haven’t been on the road for about 7 weeks. Which is more than long enough to spend in one place. Thankfully, I’ll be packing my bags in the next few days and heading off to my next destination: Alaska! I have dreamed of working in Alaska for years, and I am still pinching myself that I will be living … More What’s Next: Alaska