El Calafate and the Thundering Perito Moreno Glacier

After spending six magical days in Torres del Paine, we crossed over the border between Chile and Argentina, heading to El Calafate.  The border crossing was a little tedious.  There were very few people there, but the guards took a while checking all of the paperwork required to cross.  Thankfully we had a driver guide who took care of everything, and within 45 minutes we were on our way. The whole journey between Torres del Paine to El Calafate was around 5 hours total.  Once we reached our “home” (Xelena Suites) for… Read More

Torres del Paine, Patagonia

“For our honeymoon, we’d love to go to Patagonia!”  These were the words my clients shared a few years ago that first sparked my interest in the region.  Even as a travel agent for more than ten years at the time, I had absolutely no knowledge of Patagonia.  No one had ever requested this destination before, so I knew I had my work cut out for me.  I was excited albeit a little nervous! As  I researched, planned, and created an itinerary for this special couple, I realized I had stumbled upon… Read More