Is it Safe to Travel in South America?

Is it Safe to Travel in South America?

This is by far one of the most frequent questions that we get asked about travelling. We receive regular messages online and when people we meet find out we spent 6 months travelling from Argentina to Colombia taking in every country in between, it’s usually the...
7 South American Countries, 142 Days, £33 Per Day

7 South American Countries, 142 Days, £33 Per Day

Let’s talk money! Since we left the UK the planner and organiser in me has been dutifully recording every penny that we have spent. To do this I use an App on my iPhone called ‘Trail Wallet’. It’s super easy to use as you can categorise each...
Argentina v Brazil: The Battle of Iguazu/Iguaçu Falls

Argentina v Brazil: The Battle of Iguazu/Iguaçu Falls

In the part of the world where Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay meet lies one of the most astoundingly beautiful things that I have ever seen. Approximately 3km of humongous jaw-dropping waterfall chains cascade over the lush green national park landscapes of Foz du...
My Diary of Rio

My Diary of Rio

Day One: The view from our hostel of Christ the Redeemer! We arrived in Rio after a 25 hour bus journey to welcoming blue skies and sunshine, we’d pretty much had non stop rain for the last week! The journey was fine once we settled into it although the bus did...
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,...