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South America

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From backpacker to entrepreneur: 1st Free Walking Tour in Rio de Janeiro

Nowadays, there’s still some people that think that when you take a gap year to live in another country or simply travel the world, it’s gonna look bad in your CV and it’s gonna be harder for you to find a “real job” once you go back home. Living abroad and travelling opens your mind […]

17 things you must do in Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro is known by Brazilians as ‘a cidade maravilhosa’ (the wonderful city) and when you go there, you realize why. I had the pleasure of working there for a couple of months and I can only say that I fell for that city, it has absolutely everything you could imagine and here I […]

Guide to get to Machu Picchu low cost

Who has never dreamed about visiting Machu Picchu? It’s the most popular tourist destination in Peru, and the most desired in the world according to a list with 25 awards destinations in TripAdvisor’s Travellers’ Choice Awards 2016. Machu Picchu is considered one of the 7 Wonders of the World according to the New Open World […]

Guide of Medellin: Enjoy the trendiest city in South America

Medellin has something that traps you there. I won’t say Medellin is a beautiful city, it’s not full of monuments or places to visit, but of course it has some of that too. I would say that for example Cartagena is a beautiful city, and Medellin is city to experience. That’s the reason it’s so […]

Galapagos for backpackers: low cost guide

To be honest, Galapagos wasn’t in my plans. But I met some nice people going there. They told me if I didn’t go to Galapagos I would regret it. Then I decided to go to Galapagos in a budget. Honestly, it was the best decision: Galapagos is  without a doubt, one of the most astonishingly beautiful places I’ve ever been. However, going to Galapagos as a backpacker is not cheap. My recommendation is going to […]

My experience traveling alone as a woman in South America

I was in Colombia, traveling on my own, when I heard about the two Argentinian girls murdered in Montañita, Ecuador. I felt as though it could have been me, since I  had been backpacking for the last 2 months around Mexico and Colombia. Countries which are, in theory, more dangerous than Ecuador. It broke my […]

What to do in San Pedro de Atacama

San Pedro de Atacama is a unique and charming village located in the middle of the Atacama Desert, the driest desert on Earth. When you hear this, you wonder how is possible that there are people living there, but the truth is it’s a very nice place where you have a thousand and one activities […]

Uyuni Salt Flats, an unreal landscape

One of the best experiences I had backpacking through South America was touring the Uyuni Salt Flats, 3 days and 2 nights watching landscapes that seem as though they are from another planet. It is one of those places you have to visit at least once in a life, luckily I can already cross them off […]

Iguazu Falls, a pleasure for your eyes

Undoubtedly, one of the most spectacular places out of many I visited backpacking through South America, were the Iguazu Falls. They are among the border of Argentina and Brazil, few boundaries between countries can boast such beauty. In fact, they were elected one of the “seven natural wonders of the world“. These falls are formed by […]

Top 15 places to visit in South America

Few years ago, I went backpacking through South America. Very often, people  ask me what my favourite place is out of many I have visited. To be honest, I do not find this question quite fair. It is the same, as when you ask a child “Who do you love the most, mommy or daddy?” Choosing just […]

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