The Midnight Sun Rises Over Greenland

I’m sitting on a plane floating 36,000 feet above the North Atlantic Ocean: the redeye to Reykjavik, Iceland. I can never sleep on these overnight flights, especially not this one.  I’ve been routinely checking the in-flight tracker, waiting to cross over Greenland. Sometime around 0400 local time, just as the tiny plane icon on the screen begins … More The Midnight Sun Rises Over Greenland

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

Birds of a Feather

Our last stop in the Falkland Islands was New Island. Owned by the New Island Conservation Trust ,  New Island is a protected wildlife reserve. More than two million seabirds inhabit the shores of New Island and surrounding smaller islands, including large numbers of breeding Rockhopper, Gentoo and Magellanic penguins, and more than 13,000 pairs of breeding … More Birds of a Feather

Let’s Be Honest: There are Things That Suck About Living on the Road

It’s easy to romanticize the vagabonding lifestyle: it symbolizes the freedom to do what we want, when we want, where we want. When people find out how much I travel, many make comments indicating that they think a traveling lifestyle is a magical stroll through a flowery paradise full of rainbows and daisies and unicorns. Of course I love traveling. … More Let’s Be Honest: There are Things That Suck About Living on the Road