Category Archives: South America

Only Argentina Packing List You Need!

The Only Packing List for Argentina You'll Ever Need!

What can I say, Argentina is surely the country with it all! From desert to mountains, vibrant cities to remote outposts, this huge South American nation bottles almost everything that’s best about this continent and rolls it all altogether into one delicious mate-infused fiesta! And if you think this sounds like too much hyperbole, then […]

17 Best Hostels in Peru

17 Best Hostels in Peru

Peru really is a backpacker’s paradise and I honestly can’t believe it took me over 10 years of budget travel to finally get here! But finally get here I did, and then, of course, I couldn’t leave! Yes more than 2 months in this country and you basically had to tear me away because Peru […]

13 Best Things To Do in Salta, Argentina (+ Top 7 Travel Tips)

13 Best Things To Do in Salta, Argentina (+ Top 7 Travel Tips)

Located in the north of Argentina, the province of Salta is one of the most wonderful areas to explore in this country. Not only is that down to the incredible landscapes, the strong cultural traditions and beautiful wine of the region, but also to the fact that this part of Argentina is still considered off […]

Top 21 Things To Do in Bolivia

Top 21 Things To Do in Bolivia

Heading to this South American gem? Here’s the top 21 things to do in Bolivia. Sandwiched between Brazil, Peru, Chile and Argentina, Bolivia can sometimes struggle to get a look in with all those big neighbours around. But get a look in it certainly should, as this smaller South American country doesn’t hold back when […]

How To Get To Machu Picchu: Best Options, Tickets, Prices & Secret Tips

How To Get To Machu Picchu

It’s one of my 55 best things to do in South America and it’s absolutely one of the best things to do in Peru. Yes, the great wonder of Machu Picchu may well qualify for my list of the best travel things to do the world over… if I ever to get round to compiling […]

10 Best Iguazu Falls Tours + 1 Self-Guided Option!

10 Best Iguazu Falls Tours

Disclaimer! I’m going to be straight up from the start and say I’m not a huge fan of tours, especially to destinations like Iguazu Falls where they are not really needed. Yes that’s right, you don’t need a tour to go to Iguazu Falls! Easy to access via flight or bus, easy to sightsee around […]

Ultimate Peru Packing List: Tried & Tested!

The Ultimate Peru Packing List - Tried & Tested!

Oh Peru, the land of magic, mysticism, mountains and Machu Picchu! And that’s not forgetting Peru as the land of the Amazon jungle, the Pacific coast, the Arequipa Desert, Lake Titicaca, the Inca heartland, some amazing colonial cities and a ton of epic foodie fun – all of which just didn’t quite fit into the […]

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 […]

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 […]