South America

An adventure into a lost world.

The Natural Beauty of Bolivia

No one ever tells you how naturally beautiful and diverse Bolivia is. How you will walk away with your mind blown, your heart stolen by the mountains and your soul mesmerized by what this tiny South American country has to offer. No one wants to talk to you about the...

Where to stay in Puerto Natales, Chile

Puerto Natales in Chile, is one pf the most marvellous towns that we were fortunate enough to visit on our South American adventures. Due to unforeseen circumstances we had two rather extended adventures in Puerto Natales and in total stayed here three times. Each...

Postcard Worthy Photos to Inspire Your Next Trip to Patagonia

Patagonia is a magical and deceptively large area at the world's end in South America. The area of Patagonia occupies 260,000 square miles spanning Argentina and Chile. Covering the desert, mountains and two oceans it's no wonder that this part of the world is fastly...

How Safe is the W Trek in Patagonia, Chile?

Hiking the W Trek in Torres Del Paine is one of the most magnificent hikes that you’ll ever do. If you're considering hiking along the W trek you might be asking yourself - how safe is the W Trek? The Torres del Paine National Park, in Chile’s Patagonia region, is...

Experiencing estancia life at Los Potreros

Rolling hills, galloping gauchos, bellowing cows, wild horses running amok around this magnificent part of Argentina. These are just a few of the images that are evoked in the imagination of travellers when they think about the wondrous things that they will...

The very simple way to get to Valparaiso from Santiago

Valparaiso is one of Chile’s hottest backpacker destinations. With such a bohemian feel, amazing coffee and some crazy buildings it’s no wonder why. If you’re trying to decide on how many days to spend in Santiago then cut that time in half and get on a bus to...

How to get to Cusco quick

It can be truly daunting trying to figure out the best way to get from Lima to Cusco. Peru may look like a small country in comparison to her South American neighbors but this doesn’t mean that the popular cities and towns are just a jump away. The small distances on...

How to buy a sim card in Lima, Peru

How to buy a sim card in Lima, PeruSadly the days of travelling and being totally off the grid are long past us. We want to be connected. We want the world to know what or who we are doing right now. Then there are also those pesky parents who demand to be contacted...

Preparing for Patagonia – What snacks to pack?

Patagonia is the land of wonders with numerous day and multi day hikes readily available. With so much natural wonder to explore it’s easy to forget about one of the most important things – Snacks! And well let’s be honest nutrition in general. We all know that hiking...

Preparing for Patagonia – The Packing List

It’s always difficult to find that perfect balance of which gear you need to take on an adventure. Too much and you are lugging around useless stuff. Too little and you can find yourself in a difficult and potentially life dangering situation. Before we can delve into...

Preparing for Patagonia – The First Steps

Patagonia. It’s the proverbial mother ship. The ultimate goal. The dream. Fantasy. On the hiker's scale of 1-hell yeah! It’s above the hell yeah level. But it isn’t for the faint-hearted or the unprepared. Even though we are over five months away from our Patagonia...

Making the Most Out of Machu Picchu’s Rule Changes

The rules have changed. It's happening. There's no hiding from it. Machu Picchu is fabulously famous and it's feeling the pressure of being a travel celebrity. The photos. The nudity. The stupidity. We've all seen it and we've all shuddered at the crass nature of some...

Next Stop – South America!

Sorry not sorry this post is going to be a bit of a brag fest. A pre-emptive brag fest. As our wonderful Patreon supporters are aware we have a big surprise to share with you all. Actually just to share with anyone really. It’s that kind of life changing exciting...

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