Episodes

  • Episode Extra: A Visit to Isla Flores, Guatemala’s Hidden Paradise

    Episode Extra: A Visit to Isla Flores, Guatemala’s Hidden Paradise

    Guatemala is abundant with hidden, magical little places that you’ll just fall completely in love with from the moment you arrive. And Isla Flores is absolutely one of them!Although “hidden” is a relative term here, because for the thousands of people from around the world who visit the famous and historic ruins of Tikal…

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  • Episode Extra: A Day Exploring Guatemala’s Ancient City of Tikal

    Episode Extra: A Day Exploring Guatemala’s Ancient City of Tikal

    Tikal National Park, a UNESCO world heritage site, is one of the major sites of Mayan civilization. And it is a site to see for sure! We arrived early in the morning to catch the sunrise, and we’re so glad we did (even though thanks to the morning cloud cover we never actually saw the sunrise, but no worries). From the symphony of sounds

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  • Episode Extra: A Walk Through the Colorful Cemetery of Chichicastenango, Guatemala

    Episode Extra: A Walk Through the Colorful Cemetery of Chichicastenango, Guatemala

    Chichicastenango (lovingly known as Chichi) is a town in the Guatemalan highlands, northwest of Guatemala City. It is most famous for it’s open-air outdoor market, and rightfully so. It’s a large colorful market full of beautiful handicrafts, wonderful food, tantalizing smells, and super friendly folks. We thoroughly enjoyed our time strolling through the market…

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  • Episode Extra: Galapagos Penguins, Iguanas and Sharks (VIDEO)

    Episode Extra: Galapagos Penguins, Iguanas and Sharks (VIDEO)

    So we had kind of a crazy day when we arrived to the Galapagos and to be honest we weren’t really sure – after some of that madness we encountered at the airport – how this whole thing was gonna go. But then came the first full day of our cruise around the islands…

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  • Episode Extra: Sex, Warthogs and Thievery in Tarangire (VIDEO)

    Episode Extra: Sex, Warthogs and Thievery in Tarangire (VIDEO)

    Our epic search for Africa’s legendary Big Five continues! And this week, we’re back in the truck and back on safari in a place called Tarangire National Park in northern Tanzania. Tarangire actually translates locally to “river of wild hogs,” or “river of warthogs.” So we were definitely excited at the thought of seeing warthogs in the wild for the first time…

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  • Episode Extra: A Visit to Alaska’s Mighty Dawes Glacier (VIDEO)

    Episode Extra: A Visit to Alaska’s Mighty Dawes Glacier (VIDEO)

    It’s a big, wild, wonderful state with so many things to see and do. But few experiences in Alaska are as quintessentially Alaskan as a visit to a glacier. Glaciers are big, big tourist attractions in Alaska, and for good reason. The state is home to several big, beautiful glaciers that are relatively accessible to the public…

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  • VIDEO: Hiking to the Towers in Torres del Paine. And Living to Tell.

    VIDEO: Hiking to the Towers in Torres del Paine. And Living to Tell.

    Okay. So we’ll put this out there right off the bat: we’re not hikers. And probably never will be. As we mentioned in last week’s episode from Patagonia, we’re certainly all about getting outdoors and exploring and spending our days being active. And we’re down to try just about any type of activity or adventure you want to throw at us…

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  • Photo of the Day: the Spectacular Cuernos of Torres del Paine

    Photo of the Day: the Spectacular Cuernos of Torres del Paine

    It’s true. Few places in the entire world are as dramatic and spectacular as Chile’s magnificent Torres del Paine National Park. We’d heard about this incredible place (and its incredible landscapes) for many years, and when we finally got the chance to visit we were absolutely blown away.

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  • VIDEO: Kayaking Among Icebergs in Chile’s Torres del Paine Park

    VIDEO: Kayaking Among Icebergs in Chile’s Torres del Paine Park

    Patagonia is home to some of the world’s most stunning landscapes and most thrilling adventures. And before our visit to Chile’s legendary Torres del Paine National Park, we never in a million years would’ve guessed that we’d get the chance to kayak among icebergs. And then…

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  • VIDEO: Trekking Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentine Patagonia

    VIDEO: Trekking Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentine Patagonia

    The Argentine city of El Calafate is one of the most popular tourist hubs in all of Patagonia. And more often than not, tourists to El Calafate come to this area to visit one place more than any other: the spectacular Perito Moreno Glacier.

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