Planning a trip to South America can be overwhelming especially if it is your first big trip! I spent three months in South America and months before planning to work out the best itinerary and ensure I had everything I needed! In reality the backpacker route is very well established with a serious amount of… Read More Top Tips for Travel in South America
No visit to La Paz is complete without an attempt at cycling down the infamous Yungas Road aka the Death Road. So what is the Death Road anyway? The Yungas Road leads from La Paz to Coroico in the Yungas region of Bolivia, it is 64km long, and in 1995 it was named the Worlds most… Read More The Death Road | Bolivia
Pucon is located 11 hours south of Santiago in Chile, it’s home to the active Volcano Villerrica and the beautiful Lake Villarrica. With the intention of Snowboarding in South America, after a little research I came across Pucon! Deemed the Adventure Capital of Chile, it seemed like a perfect place to make a detour to.… Read More Pucon | Chile
Rio de Janeiro, famous for its golden beaches, the Christ Redeemer and Carnaval, was never considered as a destination to visit when planning my travels through South America. Crime is a major issue in Rio, and it has a rocky reputation! However, during my backpacking through South America I’ve also heard such amazing feedback on… Read More Rio De Janeiro | Brazil
Today I have been travelling in South America for 2 months. Things have gone right, things have gone wrong, it’s not always easy, but it’s almost always worth it! I’ve met some amazing people and truly fallen in love with South America! Here’s an overview of my story so far… I started in Lima, Peru… Read More 2 months in South America – My story so far!
Patagonia is located in the South of South America, and is shared by both Argentina and Chile. Although there are many Cities in which it is possible to visit, I chose to visit the popular destinations of El Calafate and El Chalten. Patagonia Itinerary: Day 1 – Flight – Buenos Aires to El Calafate with Aerolíneas… Read More Patagonia | Argentina
Hello from Valparaiso, I spent three nights, four days exploring the colourful city of Valparaíso, and it really did live up to my high expectations. How to get to Valparaiso I travelled to Valparaiso from Santiago via bus with the bus company Turbus. You catch the bus from the bus station – Terminal de Le Alemeda… Read More Valparaíso | Chile