Category: South America

10 Best Latin American Cities You Need to Check Out

Traveling through Latin America was one of the most memorable trips I have been on. It involved over 15 months of hitchhiking, busing, flying and walking through 14 countries. Upon Read more…

Guide to Hiking in Huaraz, Peru

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Huaraz, Peru is a city in the Andes, extremely popular for hikers and mountaineers from all over the world. It is a small city with not much too offer within Read more…

Hiking Peru – A Detailed Guide

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Peru, it is a country filled with history, culture, and some really amazing hikes! Little did I know that hiking Peru would exceed every expectation I ever had. Now I Read more…

Backpacker Budget Tips for Carnival in Rio

Once New Year’s Celebrations come to a halt, many backpackers in South America set their sights on the next big event…Carnival! The most popular destination to celebrate this iconic Latino Read more…

Peru Highlights to Help Plan Your Trip

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I often get asked what my favorite Latin American country is, and as much as I would like to answer that question I simply can’t. Like most people, each country Read more…

Torres del Paine Photos

Torres del Paine Photos

We did the W-trek last year and it was one of our highlights during our travels throughout South America. Check out our favorite Torres del Paine photos below. Planning a Read more…

Peru Travel Photo Gallery

I remember crossing the border from Bolivia to Peru and talking with Daniel about how we would only spend 3-4 weeks in Peru. Well, we were very wrong. From the Read more…

The Best Hikes in South America – My Top 8

Peru Highlights

I was no hiker when I started my 10 month long trip around South America, but the amazing hiking opportunities had me trekking up mountains, along beaches, or through forests Read more…

Ecuador Travel Photo Gallery

From some of the craziest birds we have ever seen to repelling down waterfalls to street parades, Ecuador was such an amazing country with something for everyone! We are really excited about this album just because of the sheer diversity it displays.

Colombia Travel Photo Gallery

San Andres Island Colombia

Colombia was unforgettable and partly because of it’s beauty. Here are some of our favorite pictures from our time in Colombia!

San Andres Island, Colombia – Visitors Guide

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San Andres was probably the best place in Colombia we went, and we didn’t even plan on going there originally! I am so glad we did though as it felt like a true vacation. It would be impossible to outdo the experiences on the island, flawless beaches, amazing scuba, cocktails, sun, and snorkeling! It is one place that I can easily say I will be back to one day.

Visiting Cartagena – A Detailed Guide 

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Read up on my first impression and how to get the most out of your time in Cartagena