Kyle Ellison is a freelance writer based somewhere between Maui, Hawaii and Lake Tahoe, California. When not writing, Kyle can either be found scuba diving in Hawaii, hiking in the Sierras, or holed up at a food stall in an obscure international destination. Or, if all else fails, check Baja, Mexico. To follow Kyle’s writing and wanderings, visit his personal travel blog and follow him on Twitter @kylethevagabond.
Scariest wildlife experience with: Anacondas in Bolivia. The local guides apparently felt that pulling them out of trees by hand was an entertaining way to spend the afternoon.
Best traveling-with-friends trip: Driving through Baja, Mexico.
Biggest travel splurge on: Two nights in Hotel Mantra in Punta del Este, Uruguay, while on my honeymoon.
Best travel tip: The best plan is no plan.