Ever since high school, I've tried to travel to a country every year, whether it be nearby New Zealand or a university semester in Amsterdam. When I'm in a new place, I like to do things myself, explore the nature, understand subcultures, volunteer, and challenge myself as well - whether it be buying a van, hitch-hiking or climbing volcanoes.
Overlanding South America
After I graduated university, I bought a van in South America, converted it into a camper and travelled the continent for 10 months.
the sacred valley
The Sacred Valley of Peru, where the Incans set up their empire, is the most picturesque and fertile lands in all of Peru. We volunteered here, learning about chocolate, weaving and hand-washing clothes.
the Carretera Austral
The Carretera Austral is an infamous Chilean highway that winds through some of the most remote mountains, glaciers and fjords of Patagonia. Hitchhiking it is a Chilean rite of passage - and so we embarked on it...
The Best Of patagonia
We hiked, rock climbed, kayaked, mountain-biked. We watched ice towers carve off glaciers, crashing thunderously into the water. Patagonia is pure adventure heaven.