Peru travel usually begins or ends in Lima. Give yourself some time to see some of the historic sites of this modern day city.
Archive | January, 2013
A new, unique Brazil travel experience is to tour the favelas of Brazilian cities. Is this type of “slum tourism” helping or hurting the local people?
Moving to South America or long term South America travel has its benefits.
Moving to South America or long term South America travel isn’t always great but I still love this continent.
Salvador is a Brazil travel hotspot and if you go, be sure to get one of the city’s traditional Wish Ribbons for good luck and health throughout your trip.
San Telmo is a bohemian mecca that is rough around the edges in Buenos Aires. It’s full of history, energy and delicious eats.
Have you ever reached that point of traveling where everything starts to look the same? Same city landscape, same South American food, same language, same music, etc. It’s a common backpacker issue – travel burnout. You start acting like one of those package-tourists. You come, you snap a photo of the “important” site, and you […]
Let me be completely honest up front – my memories of La Paz are a bit of a blur. I was suffering unbelievably bad altitude sickness, even though I had been higher already (during the Uyuni Salt Flat tour) and had spent almost a week “acclimating” to the altitude. Didn’t help much… when I got […]