Podcasts

VIK Retreats: Max Broquen

VIK Retreats: Max Broquen

Maximiliano (Max) Broquen is my Argentine brother. On the long list of People in Latin America to Whom I Wish I Were Related, Max is topmost. I admire his character, vision, temperament, and commitment.

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Galapagos Safari Camp: Stephanie Bonham-Carter

Galapagos Safari Camp: Stephanie Bonham-Carter

Stephanie and Michael reside in Turbach, Switzerland with their two children. We spoke with Stephanie while she was in Quito, overseeing Galapagos Safari Camp’s head office. Stephanie and Michael take their Galapagos stewardship seriously…

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Facon: Martin Bustamante

Facon: Martin Bustamante

Martin Bustamante is the creator and curator of Facon, his singular shop in the Chacarita neighborhood of Buenos Aires. Facon is a treasure trove of Argentine heritage and craftsmanship. Learn about his story…

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Islas Secas: Andrey Gomez

Islas Secas: Andrey Gomez

Andrey Gomez is at the top of his game. After more than 25 years as a general manager at top-tier retreats in Costa Rica and Nicaragua, Andrey was named Managing Director of Islas Secas—Panama’s premier […]

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Boena Lodges

Boena Lodges

Luz and Roberto are the team behind Boena—a collection of iconic wilderness lodges in Costa Rica. Learn about their story from their perspective in this podcast.

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Sailing Peru’s Amazon: Aqua Expeditions

Sailing Peru’s Amazon: Aqua Expeditions

I’ve been coming to the Amazon for more than 20 years, and it continually surprises. The wildlife, the weather, the seasons make each visit unique and special. On this trip, I was welcomed aboard the […]

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The Magic of Ibitipoca

The Magic of Ibitipoca

Ibitipoca is part social experiment, part environmental restoration project, appropriately seasoned with simple comforts and genuine pleasures. After days of rest, riding, paddle boarding, waterfall showers, and exploring, I sat down with Ibitipoca’s ringleader, Renato […]

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Galapagos Travel Pioneer

Galapagos Travel Pioneer

Dolores Gangotena de Diez, along with her husband Eduardo Diez, founded Quasar Expeditions in 1986. Their mission was to show the world why the Galapagos was a global treasure, not just another fishing ground and […]

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Argentina & Chile: Awasi Lodges

Argentina & Chile: Awasi Lodges

Matias de Cristobal is the Director General of Awasi. He’s also a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of Relais & Chateaux, and a Board Member of the W Hotel in Santiago, […]

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Uxua Casa & Hotel Trancoso, Brazil

Uxua Casa & Hotel Trancoso, Brazil

Bob Shevlin is a true character. In person, he’s the definition of cool: “cool doesn’t say much, but it knows what to say.” He’s a creative genius, but he’s humble and a little camera shy. […]

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