Cathy Brown

Cathy Brown is a contributor for Lonely Planet, Fodor's and Luxury Latin America, and she works closely with the Adventure Travel Trade Association. She's from Michigan originally but since 2009 has been living on a farm in the Andes of Argentine Patagonia with her three kids. You can get in touch on Twitter @LatinAmerExpats, or on Instagram @cathybrown2100.

13 memories you have if you grew up in Michigan

On balancing life abroad and aging parents back home

How a long-distance relationship can actually be a good thing

12 family-friendly adventure activities that will convince you to take your kids to Patagonia

Why I encourage my young kids to travel alone

How traveling solo helps me keep my sanity as a single mom

18 images that will convince you to take your kids to Galapagos

I raise my kids without internet or television at home. Here’s why

How taking ayahuasca helped me be a better mother

9 epic outdoor activities around Ushuaia

On learning to gracefully let go of those I meet on the road

I’m a travel addict with a kid who doesn’t like to travel. Here’s how I deal with it

We’re a family that hosts travelers from all over the world. Here’s how many bad experiences we’ve had.

Living in a machista culture has made me a stronger woman. Here’s how.

I had to explain to my son: “We too, are immigrants.”

I’m settling in for a while. Here’s how the travel addict in me deals with it

I have zero construction skills and not much money. But I’ve managed to build an adobe home in Patagonia

I’ve worked hard to create a healthy, safe bubble for my kids. Now here’s why I embrace them leaving it

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