Tag: travelling

Patagonia

How to Do Patagonia on a Budget 

Travelling in Patagonia is not cheap, especially compared to other places in South America, such as Bolivia and Colombia. We suddenly went from having our own rooms in hostels and eating three course meals to camping, eating pasta and salami on a daily basis and drinking boxed wine (which is […]

Peru

Top Ten Tips for Travelling Peru

Peru is well established on the South American tourist trail and is a relatively easy country to navigate. That said, it’s still South America and your plans will inevitably change! So, after spending a month exploring from Iquitos in the Amazon basin to Cusco in the Andes, we have put […]

Antie in a vineyard

13 signs you are a backpacker in your late twenties

On our current trip exploring South America, we were struck by the differences of travelling as slightly older backpackers pushing 30. Here are a few differences we found in comparison to our backpacking days in our early 20s… You are that irritating person who says to younger backpackers things like […]

Our San Blas Group

Seven Types of Traveller You May Meet in South America

The douchebag – Usually sporting insanely long dreadlocks, wearing a a singlet and travelling the globe with a ukulele or out-of-tune guitar hoisted under one arm. If you haven’t got the douchebag vibe just from sight or smell, after an initial conversation it will start to become obvious. They will […]

Machu Picchu

Travelling to South America…A Step By Step Guide

South America has been calling out to me for as long as I can remember. As a child I used to wistfully flick through travel guides and maps and my gaze would constantly be drawn to images of Machu Picchu and Iguazu Falls. Now my time has finally come to explore […]