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21 Top Things to Do in Cusco … 9 of Them Free!

By on December 6th, 2019 in Budget Travel Ideas, Latin America, PERU, South America with 2 Comments
21 Top Things to Do in Cusco … 9 of Them Free!

Let’s start with a small disclaimer… I spent over 3 weeks in and around Cusco alone! Yup I spent more time in this city than I reckon most people spend in the whole of Peru and that’s because it’s a) amazing and b) there’s so much to do here. Initially, I planned to spend only […]

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7 Lima Day Trips You Can’t Miss!

By on November 21st, 2019 in Latin America, PERU, South America with 0 Comments
7 Lima Day Trips You Can’t Miss!

So many travellers just seem to overlook Lima, the capital of Peru, and disregard both spending much time there, as well as many of the great trips you can take in a day or 2 from the city. But if you do give Lima a bit more credit and a bit more of your time, […]

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Huaraz, Peru : Complete Travel Guide

By on December 3rd, 2019 in Hiking, Latin America, National Parks, PERU, South America with 0 Comments
Huaraz, Peru : Complete Travel Guide

Before my arrival into Peru, I have to admit I’d never even heard of Huaraz, let alone considered travelling there. As such a huge country and with a tight travel timeframe, I’d already pretty much mapped out my time in Peru before my arrival into Lima in September as I fled the impending winter in […]

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9 Best Budget Places to Stay in Arequipa, Peru

9 Best Budget Places to Stay in Arequipa, Peru

Known as the white city, Arequipa is Peru’s second biggest metropolis and an absolute must on any South American itinerary. From strolling the colonial streets to hiking the nearby canyon, there’s no end to the amount of great things to do and see here, meaning the only real choice left is … where to stay?! […]

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13 Best Things to do In Arequipa, Peru

By on November 21st, 2019 in Latin America, PERU, South America with 0 Comments
13 Best Things to do In Arequipa, Peru

One of Peru’s many UNESCO World Heritage sights, the stunning city of Arequipa in the south of country is a delightful spot to explore. Renowned for its charming colonial architecture, Arequipa’s famous use of sillar, a white volcanic stone, is what gives many of its buildings such a distinctive appearance. Flanked by 3 volcanoes and […]

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Ultimate South America Packing List for Backpackers

Ultimate South America Packing List for Backpackers

The best thing about travelling in South America is that fact that it’s one heck of a diverse continent. And one of the worst about travelling in South America is that it’s one heck of a diverse continent. That’s because packing for such a broad range of climates, altitudes, terrains and activities can be a […]

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Ideal Female Packing List for Central America

Ideal Female Packing List for Central America

From the ocean oasis to the cloud forest, the colonial towns to the volcano treks, Central America’s diversity is both startling and splendid, especially given the small size of this landmass and the number of countries within it. And from scorching summers to rainy winters, sunny beaches to cold high altitudes, the climate here is […]

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The Top 9 Places to Snorkel in Belize

By on November 21st, 2019 in BELIZE, Central America, Latin America with 24 Comments
The Top 9 Places to Snorkel in Belize

Located in the beautiful continent of Central America, Belize offers some of the Caribbean’s most beautiful landscapes both above and below its crystal waters. With a year-round tropical climate and ocean temperatures to match, Belize is renowned for its world-class snorkeling, which you can combine with relaxing on idyllic white beaches and sipping a delicious […]

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11 Things You Need To Know About Bus Travel In Central America

11 Things You Need To Know About Bus Travel In Central America

Often thought of as the craziest continent of them all, Central America really is a spectacle of colours, sounds, music and madness! And never is this sensory overload more apparent then when trying to navigate the continent by bus! I’ve got to admit, I’m a pretty big sucker for the madness and really get a […]

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How to See the Best of the Galapagos on a Budget

How to See the Best of the Galapagos on a Budget

The Galapagos Islands aren’t typically a place that you’d associate with budget travel, but the great news is that it’s definitely possible to take a trip there without breaking the bank. Yes, these islands are more expensive than other destinations in South America, but there are plenty of ways to explore the Galapagos on a […]

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