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10 Things I wish I knew Before Going to Buenos Aires

10 Things I wish I knew Before Going to Buenos Aires

Where to stay?

1. Every neighbourhood of Buenos Aires has its own character, it is hard to pick out the “best” since what part of the town will best suit you depends on your tastes and needs. If you are interested in the nightlife and late morning brunches, trendy Palermo might be your best choice.

How I Worked on a Coca Farm in Peru

How I Worked on a Coca Farm in Peru

It was not the ruins of Machu Picchu, nor the mysterious pictures of the Nasca Desert that drove me to Peru. It was rather the green fields of coca and the mixed aura of danger and adventure Peru projected.

Paraty, Brazil: Why to Put It on Your Bucket List

Paraty, Brazil: Why to Put It on Your Bucket List

Paraty, Brazil. This town, hidden in the hills of the Atlantic Forest, simply has it all: stunning beaches, spectacular waterfalls, historical architecture, jungle and trails for hiking and horse trekking.

Valparaiso - a Story in Pictures

Valparaiso - a Story in Pictures

Ever since we saw the bright houses and quirky streets of Valparaiso, we knew we had to put the town on our itinerary. Here are our impressions.

Things to Do in Buenos Aires for a Girl

Things to Do in Buenos Aires for a Girl

Are you currently pondering what to do in the beautiful and thrilling capital of Argentina? How about tango classes, wine tasting, flea markets, book stores or chilling in an artsy café with a novel by Julio Cortazar and your new eye-catching tango shoes? And the little girl in you will be excited to become a gaucho for a day.

By Bus from Mendoza to Chile

By Bus from Mendoza to Chile

In such vast countries as Argentina and Chile, being on the road takes time. Fortunately, Argentinian town Mendoza and Chilean Santiago, Valparaiso and Viña are located quite close to each other - just separated by the breathtaking Andes. Travelling by bus from Mendoza to Chile is a memorable experience. In this post, we will tell you what to expect, if you plan to cross the Andes from Mendoza to Chile by bus.

Patagonia Off the Beaten Path

Patagonia Off the Beaten Path

If you have been to Torres del Paine, Patagonia’s most famous national park, you know how crowded this place might get: mountains of multicolored backpacks, fully booked campings, dozens of trekkers who watch the sunrise at Mirador. However, there are some stunning places in Patagonia off the beaten path along the Chilean Carretera Austral. They are no less beautiful than Torres del Paine and way less crowded.

Best Wineries in Mendoza, Argentina - Without a Tour

Best Wineries in Mendoza, Argentina - Without a Tour

Argentinean town Mendoza exceeded our expectations not least because of its wineries. Cosy and beautifully designed, we preferred them to the Chilean ones. No need to say, we loved the wine! Find out how to visit the best wineries in Mendoza and taste the best Malbec without a tour.

Ride with Gauchos

Ride with Gauchos

When Fabian met us in the morning to bring us to a small estancia in the Andes near Mendoza, he was wearing a gaucho beret. Like real Argentinean gauchos do, we thought. On the way to the estancia, our trail ride was supposed to start from, he spoke of 3 different ways to preprocess and prepare mate tea. Our companion definitely knew how to do things the way gauchos do them.