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

San Carlos de Bariloche

In, February, I spent three weeks in San Carlos de Bariloche, a gorgeous mountain town in Argentina’s Lake District. Bariloche has an incredible amount of activities, all accessible from the city center: kayaking, SUP, hiking, backpacking, horseback riding, mountain biking, and more. Pro tip: it’s also famous for its chocolate and has incredible ice cream. If … More San Carlos de Bariloche

Only 3 More Days!

Quick quiz: Do you wear shirts? Do you like boats? Do you like science? Do you want to buy this t-shirt? (Hint: All answers should be YES) I designed a sailing tee to sell for a good cause. It is only for sale for 3 more days! Pick yours up here: And read more about … More Only 3 More Days!

Supporting Science at Sea… with super cool t-shirts

Two of my deepest passions in life are science and sailing. As most of you know, when I went to South America this year, I stumbled upon an incredible opportunity to combine those two passions aboard the SRV Saoirse. I extended my time in South America by a few months in order to continue sailing … More Supporting Science at Sea… with super cool t-shirts

Adventures in a Language Not My Own

Those Damn Refrigerators “Say refrigirador.” “Refrigirador. Refrigirador,” I stumble, my tongue tripping over the r’s and g’s. Taking a slower approach, “Re-fri-gir-a-dor,” doesn’t prove to be any better. “The way you say your r’s is so funny!” Laughs the Chilean man sitting across from me. “I think it’s your accent, it sounds very funny.” This … More Adventures in a Language Not My Own