We're lifting the lid on how safe it is to travel in South America by answering some FAQs on the subject.
Here's a breakdown of all our costs from 142 days travel through 7 South American Countries....
Crazed South Americans swarmed around the boarding gate desk so we did the only thing we could. Went and got a beer and sat down.
Let me start by saying that hiking the Inca trail and visiting the ruins of Machu Picchu was, for me, the realisation of a dream that I had held from a very young age.
Six months ago when we booked the Inca trail to Machu Picchu we didn't have a clue what we were letting ourselves in for.
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: