Mysterious disappearances & Sunday sightseeing

Mysterious disappearances & Sunday sightseeing

On our last weekend in Buenos Aires we had a very touristy day and did some good old sightseeing. I’d been wanting to go and have a proper look around Plaza de Mayo and see Casa Rosada since reading about the “disappeared” and the Madras of the Plaza de Mayo. If you...
We Gotta Get Out of This Place!

We Gotta Get Out of This Place!

This morning we said an emotional goodbye to our brother, sister and niece and left Uruguay for what we thought would be the final time, to begin our adventures in Brazil. The gateway to Brazil from Uruguay’s eastern coast is a little town called Chuy or Chui,...
To Boca or not to Boca?

To Boca or not to Boca?

Beware: thieves about! La Boca is a notoriously dangerous neighbourhood in the South-East of Buenos Aires and after reading reports of violent muggings I was quite honestly shitting myself about going. Never the less, it is recommended as a must see that tons of...
New Year Contemplations…

New Year Contemplations…

This time last year we would have been trying to enjoy our last few days of the holidays before having to go back to work. Reflecting on that now makes me feel so incredibly lucky to have the next year ahead of me to do exactly what I want to do, when I want to do it....
21 Tips for Surviving the Inca Trail

21 Tips for Surviving the Inca Trail

Trekking the Inca trail is not to be underestimated! You’ll be battling with steep climbs, high altitude and long days that start before sunrise. Here’s our top tips on how to survive the Inca trail hike: 1. Mentally prepare – don’t think it...