How to Get Off the Beaten Track in Peru

When we planned our trip to Peru, hiking the Inca Trail was on our itinerary, as well as exploring the cities of Cusco and Arequipa, a foray into the Amazon Jungle, some sand boarding in the desert oasis of Huacachina, and a bit of island hopping on Lake Titicaca.  These…

Read More

YQA: How to ‘Do’ Bolivia in Two Weeks

Your Questions Answered: Diana got in touch to ask how much she could feasibly see in Bolivia in two weeks, so we put together a sample itinerary for her, with hostel recommendations and suggestions for how long to stop in each place.

Read More

How To Get from Colombia to Peru on the Amazon

Most people travelling overland from Colombia will probably take the very long-winded bus route into Ecuador, and travel into Peru from there. But for those looking for something a bit more adventurous, or who simply want to head straight into Peru, there is another option. It is possible to sail from…

Read More

How to Visit Playa Blanca, Cartagena

When it comes to beaches, there are some stunning options around Cartagena on Colombia’s Caribbean Coast, but the idyllic white sand and crystal clear waters of Playa Blanca have to be top of the list. A long stretch of beach, lined with palm trees, alongside the warm Caribbean sea, with…

Read More

How to Budget for the Galapagos

Hi! I’m Andrea from the Andrea On Vacation travel blog. My sabbatical is over and am back to my 9 to 5 job but my passion is travel. Vacation days don’t go to waste in my world. Recently I travelled to the Galapagos Islands in Ecuador. Here is my experience about budgeting for…

Read More