Category Archives: Latin America

55 Best Things to Do in South America

55 Best Things to Do in South America

Even just the phrase South America can give me the travel goosebumps! Yup, it’s hard to get me more infused with a sense of wanderlust than mentioning this continent. Perhaps it’s because it’s the place I first travelled solo, or perhaps it’s because of the incredible nature, or perhaps it’s just the vibrancy of the […]

How Much Does it Cost to Travel Peru?

How Much Does It Cost to Travel in Peru?

Well congratulations! Signs indicate that if you’re reading this post, you’re probably thinking about travelling to Peru and let me just start by saying you definitely should! One of the South American giants, this country is a feast for travellers and while I certainly wouldn’t consider it off the beaten track, there’s still plenty of […]

Uyuni to Salta: How to Cross From Bolivia to Argentina

Uyuni to Salta - How to Cross From Bolivia to Argentina

If you’re backpacking on an amazing trip through South America, then it’s likely crossing land borders between different countries is going to feature in your adventure. And it doesn’t get more adventurous than having to flee Bolivia, as the President resigns and chaos reigns on the streets, into nearby Argentina… as I did! And before […]

The Best Time to Visit Peru

The Best Time to Visit Peru

It’s the question on everyone’s lips isn’t it? At least it’s the question on the lips of those who want to travel to Peru! Because for those, like me, who want to adventure in this amazing South American country, the question “when the best time to visit Peru?” is not easily answered! Before I started […]

How to Travel from Buenos Aires to Iguazu Falls

How to Travel from Buenos Aires to Iguazu Falls

Can you believe it, I honestly almost missed Iguazu Falls during my trip to northern Argentina! Hard to believe now, but it does beg the question, just what was I thinking? Well in my defence, I was incredible pushed for time and had just narrowly escaped a state of national emergency in Bolivia, so it’s […]

How to Travel from La Paz to Uyuni in Bolivia

How to Travel from La Paz to Uyuni in Bolivia

So you’re travelling independently in Bolivia and want to journey from the bustling city of La Paz in the north of the country to the amazing salts flats at Uyuni in the south? Yeah, I’ve got your number… and that’s because I was in this exact situation myself not so long ago. I must say, […]

14 Best Cusco Hostels

14 Best Cusco Hostels

If there’s one place that almost every traveller in South America will head for at some point on their journey, it’s Cusco. Located in the south of Peru, an overnight bus ride from the Bolivian border, this lively city lies at the heart of the backpacker fun in this continent. With Machu Picchu on its […]

Salar de Uyuni Tours: Everything You Need to Know

Salar de Uyuni Tours

One of my absolute highlights in South America, the Salar de Uyuni is, without doubt, one of the most remarkable sights on this continent. Situated high in Bolivia’s altiplano, this flat, expansive otherworldly landscape is truly unforgettable and certainly should not be missed during your trip to this part of the world. Best accessed by […]

Top 5 Things to Do in Copacabana, Bolivia inc Isla Del Sol Guide

Top 5 Things to Do in Copacabana, Bolivia

Heading to the north of Bolivia? Then here’s the top things to do in Copacabana, including details about visiting the magical Isla Del Sol! Located on the edge of the highest navigable lake in the world, Lake Titicaca, for most people crossing the border from Peru into Bolivia (as I was), the town of Copacabana […]