South America

From the humid jungles of the north to the dry landscapes of the south, this continent has it all. Whether you’re interested in the great outdoors, dining on world-class food, or chillin’ out on a beautiful beach, you will find it in South America. Brush up on your Spanish and Portuguese, pack your hiking boots and get ready for a wild ride.

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21 Awesome Things To Do in Bogotá, Colombia

High up in the Andes Mountains, you’ll find Bogotá. The sprawling capital city of Colombia is home to over 8 million people, making it the 5th largest city in the Americas. For many years, travellers avoided Bogotá (and Colombia at large) like the plague. While a certain TV show has glorified this dark time in ...
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50 Awesome Things To Do in Colombia

Colombia is an exciting and diverse destination. If you’re a traveller who loves adventure, welcoming people, beautiful scenery and affordability, then Colombia is for you. We fell in love with this South American country after 6 weeks of travelling here. There are so many things to do in Colombia that we could have stayed much longer. ...
travel guide to el cajas national park ecuador

Hiking El Cajas National Park: Ecuador’s Undiscovered Gem

Many people come to Ecuador for the Mitad Del Mundo (the Equatorial line), the volcanoes, or the world-famous Amazon jungle, but not many know of Ecuador’s best-kept secret: El Cajas National Park. Located a mere 30km (18.5 miles) from the beautiful city of Cuenca, this southwestern national park is a fantastically unique place for so ...
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Hiking The Quilotoa Loop: A How-To Guide For Travellers

If you love trekking through peaceful, pristine nature, then you won’t want to miss the Quilotoa Loop in the Central Highlands of Ecuador. As soon as I saw images of the glistening Laguna Quilotoa (Quilotoa Lake) online, I knew we had to visit. But, we didn’t want to simply drive to the lake – which sits ...
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Galapagos Islands Travel: How To Visit Independently

During our recent 9 week trip to Ecuador and Peru, we finally ticked a major item off of our bucket list, Galapagos Islands travel! We’ve wanted to visit these islands for years and finally, we had the opportunity to do it. I have to say that this place was well worth the wait. Never before ...
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Otavalo Ecuador: The Ultimate Guide For Travellers

Towering volcanos, pristine lakes, unique culture, fabulous waterfalls and welcoming locals — these are just a few of the many reasons to visit Otavalo Ecuador.  Located just a 2 hour drive north of Quito, a visit to Otavalo is an easy day trip away. However, if you want to truly experience all that the small ...