Destination Specialist:
Liz Gaugert

An avid traveler, Liz is passionate about relishing the journey and seizing life's adventures. After graduating college with a degree in biotechnology and a minor in mathematics, Liz left the deserts of Arizona to experience the world. She spent one year in Asia before continuing her explorations to South America, where she has traveled, worked, and lived to this day. Liz now resides in Chile and, when not indulging her wanderlust, can usually be found cooking, hiking, reading, or playing tangos on the violin.

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

Posts by Liz:

December 22nd, 2019
Christmas in Argentina

For those used to a white Christmas, the experience of the holidays in Argentina, and South America as a whole, is very different. The main celebration is on Christmas Eve, when family and friends gather to share in festivities much like 4th of July in the States. It’s the middle of summer, often very hot,… Read Full Post

September 9th, 2019
Curanto Al Hoyo (Recipe): Chiloe’s Signature Dish

The curanto is a traditional form of food preparation in the island of Chiloe, a true Chilote classic. Its name derives from the hot rocks used in its preparation, in which a variety of meats, shellfish, and potatoes are cooked over heated stones in an earthen pit. First the rocks are laid down, then the… Read Full Post

Liz's Client Reviews:

Liz is absolutely fantastic. She worked with me for almost a year and got the trip just right. She went above and beyond to make sure everything was exactly what we wanted. I can't thank her enough for making this "bucket list" item a true dream come true.Renee Gonzales, Tucson, AZ
Liz was very helpful throughout the process. Did a great job making suggestions and really crafting a trip around our interest and time/financial constraints. The end result was a trip that exceeded all of our expectations. Liz communicated really well throughout the whole process and provided a lot of thoughtful little touches that made a big impression on us. Thank you so much.John Batug, Golden, CO
Liz was very helpful and approachable with all questions, and she adapted the tour to our preferences very well. She was detail oriented, planning well in advance and following through with everything. We were very happy with Liz and if/when we travel to SA again we will ask for her.Jeanne Pittari, Sugar Land, TX
Liz was absolutely superb. She provided excellent email responses as well as more detailed updates by phone. All of our questions were answered and we appreciated her follow-up on our areas of concern.Carole DeWall, Carlisle, PA
I also thank Liz for her professionalism, the tour she put together for us, her responsiveness to questions posed, AND her proactiveness providing information that might be of interest to us during our tour.Connie Gordon, New York, NY

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