Category Archives: Latin America

Guide To Overnight Argentina Buses

Overnight Argentina buses are a comfortable and affordable way of travelling through the country and you get to save money on accommodation for a night. Our latest post on tips to help make the most out of overnight buses and how to save money.

Overnight Argentina buses are a comfortable and affordable way of travelling through the country and you get to save money on accommodation for a night. We have taken too many buses to keep track of but can say with certainty that the buses in Argentina are the best we’ve ever been on. Though more affordable […]

Photos of Nicaragua To Inspire Your Wanderlust

San Juan Del Sur Nicaragua

Nica-who?! Nicaragua (pronounced Nica-rah-gu-a) is a country in Central America, located between Honduras and Costa Rica that offers volcanic landscapes, colonial architecture, surfing beaches and budget-friendly adventures. Being quite a small country, travel within is relatively easy and cheap with minivans going between most destinations. We’ve picked some of our favourite photos to inspire your […]

Guide To Salento, Colombia: Everything You Need To Know

Group of people standing next to the tallest palms trees in the world. Salento Colombia

Salento is a quiet and relaxed little town that has retained its traditional colonial architecture. This colourful town is located 24 km northeast of Armenia and its streets are filled with vibrant buildings, lights, craftsman and local artisans. There are many cafes to visit as Salento is an infamous coffee region so you might end […]

Photos of San Blas Islands To Inspire Your Wanderlust

San Blas Islands Panama

The San Blas Islands of Panama are a group of over 360 islands, most of which are uninhabited. The islands are situated between Colombia and Panama, often used as the route to travel between the countries. The Kuna people that inhabit some of the islands are friendly, welcoming and extremely photogenic (you’ll see below). Although […]

25 Photos of Colombia To Inspire Your Wanderlust

Awesome travel posts for backpacking and travel in Colombia!

When we told people we were going to Colombia, this is what most people were expecting it to be like (my ah-mazing photoshop skills are indeed employable just in case you’re wondering): Turns out that Colombia is actually rich in diverse landscapes and culture. What? No way! Colombia? More than just cocaine?! Sí, señor! In fact, Colombia is […]

Backpacker’s Guide: Quito to Quilota – Quilotoa Loop, How To Get There & What To Pack

During our adventure filled week in Baños I found a photo online of a crater lake with a magnificent green colour that looked way too good to be true. It was one of the most stunning places I have ever seen and we decided that we HAD to go and see it. Further research revealed a […]

7 Awesome & Cheap Things To Do in Baños, Ecuador

Banos bungee jumping

Are you an adrenaline junkie? Or someone who loves to try new activities? Do you want to freak the s%#t out of your parents? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then Baños is the place for you! Being in the northern foothills of the Tungurahua volcano and surrounded by mountain views, waterfalls and […]

15 Travel Tips for Cuba

Travelling to CUBA? Come prepared with our 15 travel tips for Cuba!

Cuba was one of the countries I was looking forward to most when we planned our Latin America adventure. Unfortunately for me, while I did enjoy Cuba, I think it could have been a lot better. And it wasn’t Cuba’s fault, it was mine. Daniel and I came unprepared and made many mistakes. Bad for […]

Crossing borders: Ecuador to Colombia

Crossing border ecuador colombia

You have two options when it comes to this border crossing. You could catch a bus that travels from Quito directly to Cali for around $70USD (see here for updated pricing and to purchase tickets) or you could do it yourself quite easily and have the option of stopping in to see Las Lajas Sanctuary. It’s […]

Peruvian Adventures: Our Time in Mancora

Mancora travel blog

After a very foggy and gloomy Lima, we were beyond excited for Máncora, a beach town on the north-west coast of Perú. It’s “winter” here which means fewer tourists and 28-30 degrees Celsius. Don’t mind if we do. We arrive at Laguna Surf Camp, a spot a stone’s throw from the beach with our own […]

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