Month: March 2018

[Picture This] Gunung Leuser National Park, North Sumatra

One picture that inspired a visit   What: Gunung Leuser National Park is one of the most important and biologically diverse conservation areas in the world. The park protects a wide range of ecosystems and endangered species including elephants, tigers, rhinos, and orangutans. When I saw my cousin’s picture of her trip to Gunung Leuser, …

[All the Raige] The W Trek in Torres del Paine

Our take on the ever popular   The Hype Many consider Torres del Paine in southern Chilean Patagonia the world’s most beautiful national park. Its spectacular landscape boasts soaring mountains, enormous glaciers, and iceberg-filled lakes. The park’s pièce de résistance is the three granite towers from which the park takes its name. What’s the best …

[How We Did It/ How You Can Do It] Los Glaciares National Park

After packing on the pounds in Buenos Aires, it was time to get some outside and exercise. So, we flew to El Calafate, the gateway to Argentinian Patagonia and Los Glaciares National Park. The UNESCO World Heritage site has been recognized as one of the most spectacular natural landscapes in the world due to its expansive …