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Patrick Griffin
Patrick Griffin


Patrick has a wealth of experience to draw from, including a year spent travelling across America from San Francisco to New York, exploring everything from iconic cities to lesser-known gems like Oregon's spectacular Crater Lake National Park. He's equally passionate about Canada's east coast, citing both Québec's charming old town and the village of Tadoussac - a base for hiking, kayaking and whale-watching at the mouth of the Saguenay Fjord - as two of his favourite haunts. In South America, Patrick has travelled to Ecuador, Peru, Chile and Bolivia. He is just as comfortable discussing his highlights of Latin America - such as island-hopping across Lake Titicaca and swimming with sea lions in Ecuador's Galapagos - as he is comparing Caribbean hotels, yet another subject in which he's well versed.

Specialist destinations

St Lucia


The Caribbean is a wonderfully mixed bag that offsets clichéd visions of seductive white sands and turquoise seas with dramatic, forested landscapes. Relax into the rhythm of the island life and explore the distinct history and cultures of this idyllic region.

Hills and mountains, Costa Rica

Central America

A wealth of contrasts awaits the visitor to Central America, whether you want a satisfying package deal or are happier taking a few steps off the beaten path. Travel in Central America to explore the cultural icons at the heart of Mexico, or discover the wildlife, volcanoes, jungles, idyllic beache…

Monument Valley, Arizona

North America

Vast and varied, North America may only contain two countries but is home to a whole world of landscapes, cultures and experiences, meaning that you can find whatever you're looking for in either Canada or the USA.

Machu Picchu, Peru

South America

The diversity of destinations and experiences in South America is breathtaking; travel to South America to discover the distinct characteristics and attractions, from the Amazon rainforest to the soaring summits of the Andes, the empty spaces of the Atacama Desert and the pampas of Patagonia. Archa…



One of the world's last true frontiers, a voyage to the Antarctic is the chance to channel your inner explorer. And, you'll be rewarded by truly stunning vistas of crashing icebergs and endless snowcscapes, all animated by unique wildlife, from giant whales to cutesy penguins.

Read Patrick’s latest articles

  • Spitzkoppe, Namibia

    The best self-drives in Southern Africa for first-timers

    From the deserts of Namibia to the verdant coast of South Africa, this is your guide to the best road trips in Africa for first-time travellers.

  • American road

    California: The perfect road trip for first-timers

    Wexas USA specialist Patrick Griffin picks out the ultimate introductory self-drive trip to California, taking in city greats, prestigious wine regions and UNESCO-listed natural wonders.

  • Lagarta, Costa Rica

    The best luxury eco-lodges in Costa Rica

    Discover Costa Rica's finest accommodation, where luxurious indulgence and unique wildlife experiences go hand in hand.

  • Fitz Roy, Argentina

    Argentina: where to go on a luxury holiday

    From Patagonia's might to the infectious rhythms of Buenos Aires, this is the ultimate guide on where to go in Argentina.

  • Vineyard -Tualitan Valley

    Oregon: Four must-tastes for foodies

    Tucked away in America's northwest, Oregon has long been known for its pioneering charm and wild natural world. Discover just how this most lovable of states has given itself over to more genteel attractions, from wine tastings to farmers' market delights.

  • Wickaninnish Inn

    Canada's top 7 luxury lodges

    Wexas Canada specialist Patrick Griffin picks out seven of his favourite Canadian luxury lodges, including the best options for bear watching, exploring the coast, high design, food and drink, and taking in Canada's unique First Nations heritage.

  • British Columbia

    British Columbia: take a drive on the wild side

    Wexas Canada specialist Patrick Griffin heads off the beaten road in western Canada, giving her expert insight into the region's spectacular driving routes.

  • Joushua Tree National Park, Greater Palm Springs, California

    California Dreaming

    Wexas USA specialist Patrick Griffin brings us off the beaten track of California to give his expert recommendations on the Golden State's wines and desert enclaves.

  • Spices for sale in the Vakil Bazaar in Shiraz, Iran

    Top travel destinations 2017

    We've rounded up the best places for 2017 holidays, with insights from our expert team. Where will the new year take you?

  • Aerial View, Niagara Falls

    Top 10 things to do in Canada

    Whether it’s a helicopter ride over a natural wonder or a stay in a converted lighthouse, we’ll guide you between Canada’s finest attractions.

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