Visiting Santa Cruz, Galapagos

The hub of civilisation in the Galapagos Islands, Santa Cruz is an ideal hub for budget travellers travelling the islands by land. Check here for a guide of things to do in Santa Cruz, the Galapagos Islands.

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The Galapagos Islands on a Budget

How to visit the Galapagos Islands as a budget backpacker. Independent land tour of the Galapagos, without taking a cruise, through Isla Isabela, Santa Cruz and San Cristobal. Snorkelling, diving, hiking, seeing sea lions, tortoises, blue footed boobies and whales.

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A Guide to Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

Thinking of visiting the winding, historic streets of Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay? Read a full city guide from Buenos Aires or Montevideo here.

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24 Hours in Montevideo, Uruguay

Full city guide to Montevideo, Uruguay. 24 hours in Montevideo travel blog.

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What To Do In Arequipa, Peru?

The best example of colonial style architecture, nestled beneath volcanoes. See giant condors sat on park benches, eat cheese ice cream and enjoy a friendly culture in the best city in Peru, Arequipa.

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5 Things To Do In Sucre, Bolivia

A sleep city with a revolutionary history, Bolivia’s white city is the best spot to perfect your Spanish or take a quick break in an easy-going town.

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What To Do in La Paz, Bolivia

Some bizarre activities in a fully bizarre city.

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Potosí, & Why I Didn't Stay There

Learn about a decaying Bolivian city that was once the heart of the world’s economy

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4 Days in the Bolivian Altiplano

A few top tips to visiting one of the most beautiful places I’ve ever seen, the Bolivian Altiplano.

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Argentina to Bolivia, crossing the border

A whole bunch of things you should absolutely avoid doing.

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Road Trips in Northern Argentina

Round up some buddies or some strangers, take to the roads and explore the alien landscapes of Northern Argentina.

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Surviving Asunción, Paraguay

A narrative run through of violence and volatility in the Paraguayan capital

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Manaus, & Why You Shouldn't Go There

The largest city in the Brazilian Amazon, and one of the most dangerous cities in the world, Manaus at least has a lot to write home about.

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What to do in Riga, Latvia

An essential stop in any journey through the Baltics, Latvia’s capital is certainly full of character

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Tallinn, a Baltic Gem

Nestled in the non-touristic north of the Baltics, Tallinn is a fairytale medieval city begging to be explored

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The Slow Boat to Manaus

4 days in a hammock, on a cargo ship, through the depths of the Amazon jungle. You, maybe another gringo, probably 100 odd Brazilian sailors playing pop up football and drinking beer in the deepest rainforest. Pretty normal day out.

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Visiting Leticia, Tabatinga and Santa Rosa, all at once

You never fully know where you are in this Amazonian border town, which sits between Colombia, Brazil and Peru. Filled with people coming and going between different towns along the Amazon river, visit Leticia for a rare insight into Amazon life.

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Iquitos: The Gateway to The Amazon

The largest city in the world that is inaccessible by land or sea, Iquitos is a quirky and surprisingly buzzing town in the absolute middle of nowhere. Whether just dipping your toe in the jungle, or stopping in as part of a full Amazon adventure, it’s worth checking out this guide.

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24 Hours in Yerevan

Slap bang on the line between East and West, the historic gateway to Asia is now modern metropolis. Indulge in rich culture, cheap beers, and fun local nights out.

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Rural Armenia: The 6 Best Day Trips From Yerevan

Explore Armenia’s wild countryside from your base in Yerevan, with churches nestled in mountains and tranquil lakeside spots, find your favourite spots from this top 6 list.

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