5 of the best restaurants in Santiago de Chile

With its lunar landscape deserts to the north and its dazzling glacial mountain ranges to the south, Chile is a fabulous place to vacation. And if you know where to go, it’s also a great place to dine.

Chilean cuisine is as diverse as its geography. Its innovatory chefs come armed with a blend of traditional and contemporary methods as well as unique, local ingredients to create flavours that just don’t exist in other parts of the world. And most of the top can be found in its capital, Santiago.

Whether you’re in town for a brief layover or staying put a little longer, here are five of the best, fine dining restaurants in Santiago to try during your visit.

1. Boragó

Boragó is more than a restaurant, it’s an establishment, a landmark, a symbol...


A Guide to Litchfield National Park

 Litchfield National Park

Litchfield National Park

Litchfield National Park is one of the top attractions in the Top End. It’s home to stunning waterfalls, crystal clear pools and sandstone pillars at the Lost City.

While its a popular day trip from Darwin, I recommend staying overnight at the campgrounds. You can explore the many trails in the park and take your time exploring the park’s beautiful natural wonders.

Here is my guide to Litchfield National Park!

Getting to Litchfield National Park

Litchfield National Park is located two hours south of Darwin, Australia and is easily accessible by car. The main route is along the sealed Stuart Highway via Batchelor, but before you go, you’ll want to check the road conditions.

Many of the 4WD tracks close during the wet season (November to March)...


What to Wear to Italy in March (And What Not to Pack)

I spent over a month contemplating what to wear in Italy in March. The travel itinerary would lead me through the northern region, to places with the average temperature of 60-degrees Fahrenheit and light rain, so packing would be no simple task (is it ever?).

I definitely didn’t get the packing thing exactly right the first time around, but there were a lot of lessons learned that I can share with you, so you don’t make the same mistakes as me.

Just like many destinations, travel fashion in Italy really does depend on the area you are in. The bigger the city the more trendy, and the smaller the town the more laid back. There is no rule that you have to dress as the Italians do, but if you don’t want to stand out as a tourist there are a few simple tips to follow.


A Unique Home Stay in Norway with a Sámi Reindeer Herder

Layered in more clothing than I thought humanly possible, with not an inch of skin being shown for fear of frostbite, I hopped into the front seat of a sled being pulled by a snowmobile for an almost two hour expedition deep into the Arctic tundra.

This ride, that immediately froze my goggles to the point of where there was zero percent visibility the entire time, would lead me to an experience that could never be erased from memory. The next few days would be spent in negative twenty-five degree temperatures with a reindeer herder and his family—an authentic immersive home stay with an indigenous Norwegian Sámi family.

The Sami People & Culture

The Sámi are indigenous people to the very north of Europe, in the arctic area of Sápmi, which spans the northern parts of N...


Anne Frank House, Amsterdam: A Moving Tribute to an Extraordinary Girl

For an authentic, subdued experience at once historical and eye-opening, head to The Anne Frank House in central Amsterdam.

Anne Frank House

Anne Frank House

anne frank house tour

Anne Frank, a Jewish girl who went into hiding during World War II to escape the Nazis, spent two long years in a secret annex on the top floor of this building.

This haunting yet beautiful house is now home to the diary that Anne wrote during her long days in hiding, along with hundreds of loose pages that chronicle her life in poetic detail.

The house is a moving space and one that should be a must-see for anyone visiting Amsterdam.

The Anne Frank House is the third most visited museum in The Netherlands.

About Anne Frank House

Located right on the Prinsengracht canal in the city center it is a lovely setting known for its quintessentially Dutch ae...


The Ultimate New Zealand Travel Bucket List

 New Zealand

New Zealand

It’s no secret that New Zealand is arguably one of the most beautiful places on Earth. It combines beauty and adventure along with a relaxed laid back attitude, making it an ideal travel destination for everyone.

To help inspire you to book those tickets and get on a plane, I’ve narrowed down some of the best things to do in New Zealand.

Here is my ultimate New Zealand travel bucket list!

Tongariro Crossing

Hike the Tongariro Crossing

New Zealand is a hiker’s paradise! There are countless epic walks that will take you past the country’s top natural wonders.

One of the most popular hikes is the Tongariro Crossing. It’s a 12-mile day hike that will lead you past volcanic landscapes and colorful cater lakes.

Waitomo Caves

Glow Worm Waitomo Caves

The Waitomo ...


The world’s largest connected ski areas

When it comes to ski resorts, for some people, size isn’t everything. Many skiers are happy cruising around smaller areas coated with trees and idyllic villages without getting bored of skiing the same slopes repetitively. That said, for some skiers and boarders, not having a vast wealth of ski area so that you can see somewhere new each day can be a deal breaker and, as far as they are concerned, the bigger the better.

It’s important to note that many ski resorts measure their pistes based on how far a skier travels down the mountain, all the turns included...


8 must-see highlights of Ecuador

Ecuador is a megadiverse country that offers not only the unique Galapagos Islands, but also a wide range of sites that travelers must-visit in the Andes, the Amazon, and the Pacific Coast. To entice potential visitors, we have chosen 8 highlights of Ecuador that travelers should include in their itinerary to Ecuador.

Information from the web shows everything from blog posts to itineraries for tours from the Andes, starting in Quito, to the Amazon rainforest, and then finishing on the Ecuadorian coast. There are many ways to explore the country; this post is provided to provide ideas about some sites visitors may want to experience. It is a way for travelers to see the Ecuadorian culture, customs, and way of life nowadays.

1. Otavalo

This small town is located on the north side of the coun...


Things to do in Kauai for the Whole Family

Boat Tours – Dolphin and Whale Watching



kauai must dos boat tours

However, for those who love being out on the water, many boat companies get up close and personal with this awe-inspiring natural wonder.

Most tours include a snack or a lunch; some include whale and/or dolphin watching, and some even offer the opportunity to jump in the water and do some snorkeling.

  • Note: Just be cautious: Weather can be unpredictable, so if you’re on a tight schedule, and only have one day for the boat excursion, understand that there’s always a chance it could be canceled if the seas don’t cooperate.

Lastly, most operators won’t allow children under three or four years old to participate.

Family Friendly Kauai Activities

kauai activities with kids Kilohana Plantation

kauai activities with kids Kilohana Plantation

When traveling, my wife and I often try to find activities that we would enjoy, while knowin...


How to Spend 48 Hours in Cusco



Cusco is one of my favorite cities in South America! It’s home to delicious food, a fascinating history, herds of adorable alpacas and a whole lot of adventure.

I first traveled to Cusco in 2013 as part of my volunteering trip with Peruvian Hearts. We raised over $5,500 for the charity, and all our fundraising efforts went towards the education of 13 young girls.

In between exploring the city, we hiked the Inca Trail, I spent Christmas with a local family and got to see Cusco through the eyes of the locals.

Here’s how to spend 48 hours in Cusco!

Getting to Cusco

You can get to Cusco by bus, train or plane. The Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport is a small airport that only receives international flights from La Paz, Bolivia.

If you’re flying in, it’s best to l...