Welcome to our travel blog – Discover our story.

We are a couple in our 20s currently who quit our jobs and spent a year backpacking to discover the world and more of ourselves. Nathan was born and raised in Australia. PK was born in Malaysia and lived there for the first 16 years of her life, before moving to Australia as an international…

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One month in Southern Patagonia (Part 2)

Crossing to Argentine Patagonia – Los Glaciares National Park Most travellers we spoke to had either come from or were going to El Calafate and El Chalten in Argentina, so naturally we decided we should add that to our (relatively flexible) itinerary. After about a month in Chile, we crossed the border to its neighbour…

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The Atacama Desert

Now that we visited Valparaiso in a day instead of the three days I had initially set aside for it, what were we going to do between now and Torres del Paine (TdP) [the only thing we had set in concrete (other than our Airbnb booking in Santiago)]? Nathan successfully changed our bookings for the…

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When you can’t kick this terrible sleeping pattern..

I realised that being an early riser in Santiago gets you nowhere. Starbucks may be open at 9am, but there’s only so much you can do in the morning. Museums and tourist sights open at 10am at the earliest – representative of the culture and sleeping habits of Chileans. That being said, when I get…

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Bienvenido a Santiago de Chile!

Our very first stop on our travels is Santiago, capital of Chile. Nathan and I were slightly nervous because we knew nothing about South America. On a sidenote: I had been trying to learn Spanish by audiobooks and Duolingo and am excited to have the opportunity to practise the language. I’ve forgotten how much I…

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2018: A year of adventure

Nathan and I have decided to let out work contracts run out and travel the world. It stemmed from Nathan feeling burnt out at work, and me getting increasingly discouraged that I have not had any success getting other employment in the field I am pursuing. Throughout 2017 I have battled a desire to obtain…

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