Hostel Review: America del Sur

America del Sur   –  Buenos Aires and El Calafate, Argentina  –  By Claudia Tavani America del Sur hostels are, possibly, the best ones I have ever been in South America. There are two: one located in the San Telmo area of Buenos Aires, and one in El Calafate, in the Patagonia…

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The Ultimate Inca Trail Packing List

Hiking the Inca Trail was something I’d wanted to do since I was a kid. Now that I’ve actually hiked and camped one of the best trails in the world, I can safely say it was one of my top five travel highlights ever. Before I left the UK, I…

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What Kind of Travel Plug do I Need for South America

If you’re heading to more than one South American country, you may need more than one travel adaptor as each country is different. There’s a full list below of the exact requirements for each country, but if you’re travelling throughout the continent I recommend the fantastic World Wide Travel Adaptor. It’s…

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Review – Chalten Travel, Argentina

Chalten Travel (Argentina) Can you really say that you have been to Argentina if you don’t go to Patagonia? The obvious answer here is “no”. While some readers will be independent travellers on a budget that have months to explore a place and search for the best deals, some others…

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Review – Salta Rafting, Argentina

Salta Rafting (Argentina) Salta is located in the North West of Argentina, in the spectacular Andean region. The setting is gorgeous and it is a great place to visit for adventure lovers seeking that extra kick. Salta Rafting (www.saltarafting.com) managed to make me live what I still considered one of…

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Review – Colombia Rafting Expediciones, San Gil

If you are into rafting, you should rely on Colombia Rafting Expediciones (colombiarafting.com). Many companies in San Gil organise rafting excursions but this is the most reliable one. Unexperienced rafters may prefer opting for the easier Rio Fonce – with rafts of grades 1 to 3. If you are in the…

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Review – Colombian Bike Junkies, San Gil

If you are an adventure seeker, you have a choice of about a million places to go to in Colombia. It surely depends on the kind of adventure you are looking for. San Gil is definitely THE place for extreme sports and you can easily fill up your days there…

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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…

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Review – Peru Hop

Peru Hop are Peru’s first hop on, hop off bus company providing great transport between Lima and Cusco with some awesome stop overs on the way! A really good way to meet other backpackers and have fun while travelling through Peru. FYI – Peru Hop didn’t commission this write up –…

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