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Destination Specialist:
James Kinard

James grew up in Ashland, Oregon and graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in International Studies, spending a semester abroad in Spain. After graduating James headed down to Chile and began his now very extensive travels throughout South America. In his spare time, James enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, playing futbol (aka soccer), reading, skiing, and getting outdoors.

Recent Posts by James:

Dad looking over the Sierra Baguales Mountain Range
March 16th, 2017
Experience Awasi Patagonia

Yvon Chouinard, founder of the Patagonia clothing company, once said “You know where I wanna be right now? Right here. Nowhere else. Not in the future, not in the past.” This is the feeling one experiences at Awasi Patagonia, an incredible 14-villa property located at the southern tip of South America. At Awasi, it isn’t… Read Full Post

April 5th, 2016
Cartagena, a must-see city

Throughout my life, I’ve had the good fortune of visiting many wonderful cities around the world. Few can match the vibrant atmosphere or history of Cartagena, Colombia. Perhaps the city’s wealth of history isn’t so surprising considering its prime location on the Caribbean coast, which invited settlers, pirates, and other colorful characters – but the… Read Full Post

James's Client Reviews:

James Kinard was incredibly helpful and did a great job. I would highly recommend him to others. Very understanding and accommodating. Nathaniel Chin, La Jolla, CA
OUTSTANDING! James Kinard patiently answered all questions and concerns and queried hotels to assure any questions were addressed. Mike Dube, Redondo Beach, CA
James Kinard was our rep from Vaya and was super helpful and great to deal with, especially on such short notice! Without him we wouldn't have been able to put this trip together. Thanks James! Hoffman, North Potomac, MD

James's Travel Photos:

Early Morning Torres del Paine, Chile

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