Destination Specialist:
Emily Green

Emily was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA but began her love affair with Latin America at the age of 16, following an exchange program in Argentina. Since then Emily has studied, lived, and worked across the continent, most recently as Director of the Torres del Paine Legacy Fund in Chilean Patagonia, connecting travel and conservation to implement inclusive stewardship models for this iconic national park. Emily holds a BA from Pomona College in international relations and an MA in international policy studies from Stanford University, where she was also a researcher at the Center for Democracy, Development and Rule of Law. She loves fly-fishing, hiking, and camping with her friends, family and dogs, and when not out on the river is most likely cheering on her beloved Pittsburgh Steelers or Penguins.

Languages Spoken:
English (native), Spanish (fluent)

Posts by Emily:

April 24th, 2023
Flying to Antarctica (Without the Drake Passage): My First Journey to the 7th Continent

As I stood on the windswept tarmac in Puna Arenas, Chile, I felt nervous yet wasn’t sure why. Anticipation and excitement, yes. But, as a seasoned traveler, anxiety is not something I typically experience before getting on a plane. Perhaps it was not knowing exactly what to expect. Or having to be prepared to change… Read Full Post

Emily's Client Reviews:

Top-notch from beginning to end. Very attentive and upfront in answering questions, as well as making suggestions. I have already recommended Vaya and her specifically to two friends. Brittany Boldt
Emily was patient, thoughtful, detailed and made sure this trip was tailored to our family's needs. Sia Baker
Emily was very attentive from day one. From her initial email til still after our trip, she has been helpful. We told her what our desires were for this trip and she checked off every single one. Chris and Jin Williams
Emily was so organized and helpful and was willing to listen and answer questions on the phone which was so appreciated. Meredith Kottler

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