About the Author

Globetrotting Contributing Editor - Christian’s first globetrotting adventure saw him get lost exploring the streets of Saigon. Following his nose to Asia’s best coffee, two lifelong addictions were born. A freelance writer and novelist, Christian’s travels have since taken him around his native Australia, Asia, Europe, and much of North America. His favourite trips have been through Japan, Spain, and Brazil, though with a love of off-beat, artsy cities, he’ll seize any opportunity to return to Paris, New York, or Berlin.

Chilean Patagonia

Deserts, glaciers, cities & statues…Get to the heart of all that’s cool about Chile

From the sweeping wilds of Patagonia up to the colourful deserts of Atacama, South America’s wealthiest country boasts abundant natural riches as well. Energetic Santiago is typically the gateway to these undersung wonders, while Chile’s much-loved wine country, located just outside the capital offers an ideal place to unwind from the adventure. Patagonia Shared with […]

Exploring Australia

Australia is a big, sparse country that’s tough to see all in one trip. Christian Baines breaks down the best of the land down under for first-timers, or repeat visitors. Since moving to Canada, I’ve had more than one conversation about someone’s dream trip to Australia. Phrases like ‘Great Barrier Reef’ get tossed around in […]

The Great Aussie Road Trip

We’re encouraging our travellers to go behind the wheel and explore the real “Downunder” in depth; meet local Aussies, enjoy a drink at the local pub, and see Australia’s legendary wildlife and awe-inspiring scenery. We’ve pioneered an award winning “Co-Pilot Kit” of road-trip goodies (maps, directions and discounts), tailored to a pre-planned itinerary of your […]