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Jessica Taylor

I always knew I wanted to go and explore! I spent my childhood wandering the countryside or reading about brave people venturing to fantastic places.

After finishing my degree, I set out to do just that. Along the way I met many people even more amazing than my literary heroes and knew that this would not be just a vacation, but a lifestyle. I have spent the past four years helping the communities that tourism intersects with and working to build better relations between the industry, locals and travellers. Travel is the window to the world, and the more we share, the better we get!

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"Patagonia -
"We specialize in trips in and around Torres del Paine National Park as well as Los Glaciares National park in Argentina.
I can help you organize anything from the standard ´W´ Hike to more exclusive and off-trail hikes in some of the parks hidden valleys. Would you fancy a 3-day camping and kayaking expedition? I can do that too!"

Santiago -
Do you want to hike into the Andes? Tour through sun-drenched valleys tasting famous Chilean wine? Why not both! "

How did you get involved in travel?

"I knew I wanted to discover more of the world and so left Europe and began my travel down Argentina, thinking I would be away for about a year. Out of money, but not out of luck, I stumbled into Chilean Patagonia planning to stay two nights and ended up living and working in tourism there for four years! Using Patagonia as my base, I have since travelled extensively throughout Chile, Argentina, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador, Colombia and Brazil. I have roamed one side of the world to the other, from visiting palaces in St. Petersburg to sleeping under the stars in South America."

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"Feeling as though I was on Mars; watching the Earth slowly come alive as the geysers began breathing with the sunrise in the Atacama Desert."

Featured trips & expertise

Punta Arenas
Punta Arenas & Torres del Paine National Park - 7 Days

Begin your journey in the metropolitan capital city of Santiago. Next, head south to Patagonia and walk with Magellanic penguins on Isla Magdalena. Top it all off with a trip to Torres del Paine National Park. Here you'll be treated to breathtaking views of vast grasslands, glaciers, forests, and more. You'll even have the opportunity to hike to the base of the park's iconic towers.

Torres del Paine National Park. Chile
Torres del Paine Express Trip - 5 Days

On this quick trip, you'll get to explore one of the most impressive landscapes on earth, Torres del Paine National Park. You'll enjoy an in-depth exploration of the park's natural beauty, including a hike to the base of the iconic towers, and an up-close look at the majestic Grey Glacier during a boat tour.

A hiker surveys a valley in Argentinian Patagonia.
Best Treks in Patagonia

The mountains, forests, glacial lakes and pampas of Patagonia offer tremendous long-distance trekking opportunities. Both Chile and Argentina are represented here, as the treks sometimes meander over the border of these two countries. In addition, a number of trails in Chile’s national parks are part of the Sendero de Chile, a network of trails that spans the length of the country. Below are the best treks in both Chilean and Argentinian Patagonia.

Laguna Torres - El Chalten
Adventure in Patagonia - 16 Days

Patagonia's vast unpopulated areas, impassable ice fields and history of exploration make it one of the most fascinating, legendary, and beautiful regions of Argentina. On this 16-day trip, you can discover all of the region's incredible landscapes at your own pace, making it an unforgettable experience for true pioneers.

Trekkers enjoy exciting views in Patagonia
Torres del Paine "W" Circuit Trek - 7 Days

Hike in some of the most stunning landscapes in the Western Hemisphere, located at the extreme of the South American continent. This itinerary will be sure to challenge even experienced hikers, and offers stunning views of sharply-defined peaks, azure lakes, and vast ice fields.