Tag Archives: South America

Top Tips to Keep Your Peruvian Travels Safe


So you’re headed to Peru. Your friends are jealous, your family may be a little worried for no reason, and you could not possibly be more excited. Now I’m sure you’ve created packing lists, itineraries of things to see, and there must be a bevy of stuff you want to eat and drink while you’re(…)

Uruguay: Why it Should be on Every Tourist’s Travel List


Uruguay, positioned perfectly between Argentina and Brazil, seems to often be overshadowed by its giant neighbours. It ranked quite low on the world tourism scales, with only 2.6 million tourists in 2013. Comparably, it was dwarfed by the United States with over 69 million tourists. But why? With an amazing amount to offer anyone wanting to(…)

6 Top Hostels in Ecuador –Ready to Welcome You With Open Arms (and a Comfy Bed!)


In many aspects, Ecuador is a backpacker’s dream. This is one of the countries in Latin America where you’ll be able to put your skills in thriftiness to good use and can make your dollar go far. In fact, you will literally be using dollars while vacationing in Ecuador–they dropped the native sucre and made(…)

Planning a Vacation to Bolivia? Don’t Miss These 6 Incredible Destinations!


Bolivia is one of South America’s least visited countries, so if you’re looking for a unique getaway, this mesmerizing place is sure to deliver. Though much smaller in size than its well known neighbors Brazil and Argentina, Bolivia offers travelers all sorts of activities. Whether your idea of an ideal vacation involves lots of relaxation(…)

5 Amazing Activities For Your Trip To Argentina!


Argentina is the largest Spanish speaking country in Latin America, and is home to over 42 million people. It’s a beautiful country that covers temperatures ranging from tropical to sub polar depending on how North or South you’ve decided to venture. It even has a claim on part of Antarctica! A land of stunning architecture,(…)

¡Que Rico! 3 Classic Peruvian Dishes Every Kid Will Love


Peruvian food has gained a lot of attention in the last few years, with chefs, foodies, and casual diners all starting to realize just how tasty this South American country’s cuisine truly is. From the unusual cuy (that’s guinea pig to you and me) to the elegant causa Limeña (potato, avocado, eggs, and other ingredients stacked(…)

5 Uniquely Peruvian Foods to Try in the Land of the Incas


While most people know Peru as the Land of the Incas and home to Machu Picchu, it is quickly gaining a reputation for another facet of its culture: the food. From the perspective of a North American, some of Peru’s culinary favorites can seem a little intimidating. Roasted rodent? Skewered heart? Spicy stews so hot(…)

4 Not-to-Miss Hostels While Vacationing in Peru


From the depths of the Amazon to the magical Incan ruins at Machu Picchu, Peru offers visitors just about every type of adventure you could imagine. Allow me to be so bold as to say that if you’re planning a trip there, you are in for memorable vacation that will rival any other you take(…)