Meet Travel Expert: Kaitlyn Fletcher

Originally from Seattle, Kaitlyn Fletcher studied International Affairs at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Kaitlyn first fell in love with Latin America while studying abroad in Quito, Ecuador. After working in the U.S. following college, she decided to move Buenos Aires and was thrilled to have found her dream job in luxury travel at Blue Parallel, where she currently works in the Latin American office. When she’s not out on a run, she loves yoga and reading in the park with a mate, Argentina’s classic infused tea. Kaitlyn enjoys sharing in the excitement her travelers have before, during, and after an experience with Blue Parallel; her favorite trips include a focus on discovering the best cuisine a destination has to offer and exploring the beautiful outdoors.

FAVORITE PLACE YOU’VE BEEN TO WITH BLUE PARALLEL:

The Perito Moreno glacier in El Calafate, Patagonia

WHEN PLANNING A PERSONAL TRIP, WHAT DO YOU ALWAYS INCLUDE?

Making sure I know where the nearest running trail is!

MOST MEMORABLE #BPONTHEGROUND MOMENT:

Taking the cable car up to watch the sunset from Sugarloaf mountain in Rio. The city has such a distinct skyline with the never-ending beaches, the mountains, the vast jungle, and the cosmopolitan feel to it all. This was one of those perfect moments.

IF YOU COULD INSTANTLY LEARN A NEW LANGUAGE, IT WOULD BE:

Portuguese

DESCRIBE BLUE PARALLEL IN ONE WORD:

Seamless

TRAVEL ACCESSORY YOU CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT:

My travel journal

ONE THING PEOPLE ARE SURPRISED TO FIND OUT ABOUT YOU IS:

I used to play ping pong competitively; I still love to play.

NEXT DESTINATION ON YOUR BUCKET LIST:

The Atacama Desert