Rehab phase 1 is almost complete; Phase 2 is coming

Rehab phase 1 is almost complete; Phase 2 is coming

If you’re new here, you may want to start with Our Consulting Problem and maybe our FAQ and if you like what you see you should totally subscribe to receive new posts via RSS or email in the box on the top right. Thanks for visiting!Today is our last day in Chile. Tomorrow we return [...]

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Trip report: San Pedro de Atacama (part 2)

Trip report: San Pedro de Atacama (part 2)

Our vacation from a vacation from a vacation in San Pedro continues – here’s what we did days 3 and 4, as well as our thoughts on a few restaurants and hotels in San Pedro.  (P.S. Day 4 includes the most incredible natural landscape we’ve ever seen . . . and we get around.)  If [...]

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Trip report: San Pedro de Atacama (part 1)

Trip report: San Pedro de Atacama (part 1)

We decided to take a trip to get out of the Santiago smog for a few days and quickly decided on San Pedro because (1) it’s the only major attraction that’s to the north, and it’s still too cold to go south and (2) it’s really neat.  San Pedro is a small town in the [...]

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Addendum to our FAQ: Thoughts on management consulting

It’s hard to believe that it’s September. We’ve now been in South America for almost 6 months and have written ~100 blog posts. What an amazing adventure it has been. We have just returned from an incredible 5 days in the driest desert in the entire world (Atacama desert–stay tuned for our trip report and [...]

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Atacama:  A Vacation within a vacation within a vacation

Atacama: A Vacation within a vacation within a vacation

First… we packed up our apartment in San Francisco, put most of our stuff in storage and went to Buenos Aires. Then… after ~4 months we left a couple of bags with a friend in Buenos Aires and went to Santiago. Then… after ~1 month we left a couple of bags with friends in Santiago [...]

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CPTJMIY:  Gordon Jack on getting the government to pay for your travel adventures

CPTJMIY: Gordon Jack on getting the government to pay for your travel adventures

Last week on Crazy People That Just Might Inspire You (CPTJMIY), we featured Crazy Person Dave Kovac on his involvement with Habitat for Humanity Global Village and how he manages to make his passion for travelling the world and helping people a regular part of his life.  Hopefully, many of you were inspired (if not, [...]

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Check us out on Career Break Secrets!

We got featured on the “Who’s out there now” segment of Career Break Secrets.  You can check it out here:  Consulting Rehab feature If you aren’t familiar with Career Break Secrets, you should be.  They are yet another great resource out there to provide planning resources and help inspire you to go on your own [...]

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Wine tasting at Concha y Toro

Wine tasting at Concha y Toro

Ryan and I had a day free of networking meetings this past week, so we decided to get out of the city and visit Concha y Toro winery for the afternoon. We were psyched to find out we could get almost all the way there using public transit: hop the subway one block from our [...]

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CPTJMIY: Dave Kovac on Volunteer Vacations, Global Village, and finding balance (Part 2)

CPTJMIY: Dave Kovac on Volunteer Vacations, Global Village, and finding balance (Part 2)

It’s been a long and arduous 3 day wait, but I’m thrilled to let you know that you need not wait any longer… Part 2 of our interview with the very first featured Crazy Person That Just Might Inspire You (CPTJMIY) is here. I’m sure you all read part 1 of our interview with Dave [...]

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Meet, Plan, Go! September 14th in thirteen cities.  Be there.  Seriously.

Meet, Plan, Go! September 14th in thirteen cities.  Be there. Seriously.

Listen up.  This is important.  We want to tell you about an outstanding event that will be taking place on Sept. 14th in thirteen cities across the US and Canada called Meet, Plan, Go! Its entire purpose is to provide you with inspiration, contacts and resources to “plan the trip of a lifetime” – and [...]

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