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El Mejor Cambio, Campamento, Santiago, Maipu, Chile, Uncontained Life

How the Other Half Lives: Visiting Campamento Japon in Santiago Chile

More often than not, when we’re visiting a country as tourists, we’re relatively protected from seeing—to steal a phrase—“how the other half lives.” There’s not necessarily anything insidious about that fact: it makes sense that the places most visited by tourists are the shiniest and (typically) most prosperous. But the fact that we, personally, seldom […]

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Parque das Aves, Iguassu, Brazil, Uncontained Life

33 Photos from Brazil’s Parque das Aves That Will Give You Wings

You know those times you decide to visit a place with rather low expectations only to discover it’s actually flippin’ fantastic? Brazil’s Parque das Aves was totally one of those for me and Justin. This 12-acre sanctuary just across the road from the famous Iguazu Falls National Park boasts over 150 species of bird life…which is cool. […]

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Celebrate Oktoberfest, Munich, Germany, Uncontained Life

How to Celebrate Oktoberfest Like a Local

Planning a visit to Munich’s most famous beer festival? Uncontained Life’s here to help! Justin and I got to celebrate Oktoberfest last year with some local German friends (who we met during our Slum Tour in Jakarta). These folks shared their best tips for how to celebrate Oktoberfest like a local with us…and now we’re passing that wisdom along to […]

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Best view in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, Uncontained Life

The 5 Most Marvelous Views in Rio (Other Than Christ the Redeemer)

The platform encircling Christ the Redeemer may be the most famous look-out point in Rio de Janeiro, but it’s certainly not the only, or, arguably, even the best view in Rio. And hey, you’re reading Uncontained Life…which means you know better than to assume what’s popular is always what’s best. So which viewpoint in the city really […]

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