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We love travel stories! We have so many, but these are just a few that we actually put into writing, check them out!

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Mount Cook Heli Flight on our travel blog

Mt Cook is one of the most beautiful regions in New Zealand and a scenic helicopter flight is the best way to see it! See all our amazing photos and story here!

Acatenango Volcano hike on our travel blog

The Acatenango Volcano hike is the most popular trail in Guatemala. From the top you can watch the Fuego Volcano erupt almost every 30 minutes! Read about our experience here!

Our biggest travel fails

Travel fails - everyone has them, just not everyone wants to admit it. Read all of ours from one of our first years abroad!

Hiking the kepler Track blog post

The Kepler Track is arguably New Zealand's best Great Walk. The 4 day journey was breathtaking and sharing this moment with you is really something special.

Our journey to Machu Picchu blog post

Overly touristy, super expensive, and a headache to get there...is it worth it? Here's our story as to why this "Wonder of the World" is worthy of that title.

New Years in Rio de Janeiro

Brazilians sure know how to party and in Rio de Janeiro they take it to the next level on New Years Eve! See just how crazy 2 million people on one beach is, here!

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Robbed at Gun point in Brazil blog post

Travelling comes with risks and an unlucky encounter in Salvador, Brazil lead us to getting held up at gunpoint. Despite this, we continue to travel but the memory will live with us forever! See what happened here!

crossing the worlds most dangerous boarder

There have been times where we have made poor decisions in order to save money. Crossing one of the most dangerous boarders at night was one of them. Read about the scary journey here!

Skydiving in Bolivia blog post

A vacant farm, small plane, and some friendly Bolivian locals - that's all we needed for a fun time skydiving in Santa Cruz!

story of the worlds most dangerous mine

Since the mines in Potosi, Bolivia opened hundreds of years ago more than a million people have been killed here. These days it is still one of the most dangerous mines in the world. We ventured down to support the miners and deliver donations!

Carnival in Brazil travel blog

Its the biggest party in the world and we got right in the thick of it at the Rio de Janeiro Carnival celebrations!

La Paz Bolivia post

From meeting an american drug trafficker locked up in the San Pedro prison to riding the Death Road (the world's most dangerous road) - had had some memorable experiences in La Paz , Bolivia.

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Our experience in Cahuita national park

Cahuita National Park is one of the best national parks in Costa Rica. Filled with wildlife from the ground to the sky it is a must visit! Find out what animals we saw here!

Salkantay trail Peru

Five days hiking, enjoying nature, and learning about the Incas. An unforgettable experience with a passionate guide!

Volunteering in the amazon jungle blog post

We spent almost two weeks helping build an Eco-lodge in the Amazon Jungle in Peru. Without electricity we connected with nature and learned to speak Spanish!

Our day trip to Piha beach new Zealand blog post

Only a short drive from Auckland is one of New Zealand's most popular beaches... Piha Beach. Piha is a spectacular place to explore and a must do! Read about our adventure here!

Hiking the Torres del Paine

Torres del Paine National Park is one of the most beautiful places on earth. The 5 day "W Trek" is one of the best ways to explore the national park and it was also our first ever hike! Find out how we went here!

Hitchhiking and adventure sports in futaleufu

One of the top 3 best places for white water rafting and kayaking in the world is Futaleufu! But, to get there we had to hitchhike!

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Samaipata Bolivia blog post

Known as Bolivia's "Little Switzerland", Samaipata had us exploring waterfalls and ancient Inca ruins.

Christmas in chile blog

Spending Christmas overseas can be daunting. Santiago was our first without any family and friends, however we were quick to make new ones and have an amazing time! Read more here!

Florianopolis Brazil travel blog post

Its one of the most beautiful and vibrant places in Brazil! Find out what we got up to here!

Spanish School in Sucre Bolivia blog post

It was time to buckle down and learn some Spanish finally! We signed up for a two week course and settled in Sucre.

Buenos Aires and Puerto Iguazu falls blog post

Iguazu Falls is one of the 7 Natural Wonders of the World and Buenos Aires is the world's most visited Latin American city. Together, they make for one epic journey!

Brazilian Hospitality

We were lucky enough to meet a couple of Brazilians on our travels who invited us to stay with them and their family!

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Taj Mahal guest post

"What makes the city of Agra hold an important place in the world map is the very renowned masouleum of love – Taj Mahal! The ivory white majestic marble structure is a symbol of undying love built by Shah Jahan as a memorial for his third wife."

Acatanango Volcano hike guest post

“There are only two things I want you to do for me in Guatemala, Bianca, you have to go to the bakery and get the best warm chocolate croissant you will ever taste in your life...and hike Acatenango.”

An amred escort Guest post

"Broken down in a dangerous neighborhood we couldn't walk the streets alone. In fact, an armed escort was ordered when we wanted to go buy water!"

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