5 Mountains in South America to Climb Before You Die

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You’ve probably heard of Patagonia’s famed trails, and chances are you’ve heard enough about Machu Picchu to make your ears ring. But South America has more mountain trails for you to explore than you probably even know. Here are five mountains in South America you need to know about… 1.…

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4 Must Visit Places in South America

Must Visit Places in South America

Home to some of the most beautiful and exotic places on the entire planet, the South American countries contain some of the places that will be on everyone’s bucket list. Here, we will be showing you some of the things you have to experience when travelling in this area.  The…

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Video: Star Jumping South America

This amazing video was made by Wade and Sarah, the lovely travelling couple behind wadeandsarah.com. Check it out for some serious South America travel inspiration, and comment here to let us know what you think! People often ask us… “Why would you quit your jobs and pack up your life,…

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Video: Backpack the Galapagos

This amazing video all about the Galapagos was made by awesome travelling duo Travel Bugs, who run a really cool You Tube channel with videos about all their adventures. Check it out for some brilliant wildlife footage and exciting underwater shots which have really got us thinking about a trip to…

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Learning Spanish in South America: Bolivia

A little bit of Spanish goes a very long way in South America – where in most countries almost no one speaks English, even in hotels and at tourist attractions. Travelling this continent will be extremely tough if you don’t make at least some effort to learn the local language, and…

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Study Spanish in South America: Learning Spanish in Colombia

This is the second post in my new series on learning Spanish in South America – the first was all about learning in Argentina. If you’re travelling long term in South America, learning a little Spanish really will be invaluable: in many South American countries, even in the big cities…

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Study Spanish in South America: Learning Spanish in Argentina

When it comes to long term travel in South America, I honestly can’t stress enough how much easier your life will be if you learn a little Spanish. Many popular travel destinations, like Europe and Asia, tend to spoil us by having very good English as a second language, but in…

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Best Apps for Learning Spanish

For long term travel in South America, I can stress enough how helpful it will be to know at least a little bit of the language before you go. On the whole, the locals speak little or no English – even in big cities and popular tourist destinations – and…

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Five (Alcoholic) Drinks to Try in South America

For better or worse, one of the most popular activities among backpackers in South America is drinking. With Irish bars and traveller dives springing up across the continent, it seems impossible to avoid. But instead of paying extra for imported beer at the hostel bar, why not drink like a local and get to…

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Five of the Best Websites for Learning Spanish

One of the biggest pieces of advice I can offer to anyone headed to South America is to learn at least a bit of the language before you go. Don’t under estimate how helpful this can be. While other popular traveller destinations, like Asia and Europe, tend to spoil us…

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