Ever since I visited Peru, I knew Bolivia would be on my travel radar. I mean, the whole country is so stunning and there’s seems to be an endless supply of natural sites, yummy food (I’m naming you, Salteñas 😋) and some of the best things to do in Bolivia. It really is a diverse country … Continue Reading

Hiking in Peru almost seems like a given whenever you visit the country. It’s just one of those places that is best explored on foot no matter where you are in Peru. Suffice to say, you’ll find yourself abound with many opportunities to hike in Peru and to help you on your way, we’ve put … Continue Reading

Colombia is one of those countries that seems so intriguing to me. Perched at the very northern tip of South America, it’s really started to pique my interest in wanting to visit. That being said, most of my knowledge of Colombia has been centred around Medellin and Bogota… until now. We recently got chatting to Thomas … Continue Reading

You might have guessed by now that I fell in love with Peru during our visit! From our epic hike to Rainbow Mountain, climbing the impressive Huayna Picchu and taking the Andean Explorer from Puno to Cusco. I’ve got to be honest, before travelling around Peru, I really didn’t appreciate how diverse the whole country is. It’s … Continue Reading

For a long while there, Colombia was one of those countries a lot of people wouldn’t even consider visiting. This, of course, is not to say that people never visited or that it was impossible to visit, it was just one of those places that you would probably have found several other countries in South … Continue Reading

Bolivia is one of those under-rated South American gems that totally deserves a place on many a traveller’s list! The lure of the Incas in Peru, the party culture of Brazil (Hey Rio de Janeiro!) and the food culture of Argentina all seem to beckon before one’s thoughts turn to Bolivia but there are so … Continue Reading

It was our final day in Cusco and yet somehow, we still hadn’t managed to get round to trying one of the (unofficial) national dishes of Peru – Cuy. Cuy is roast guinea pig, given what it is you can probably guess why we’d skipped this at every meal so far! My only experience with … Continue Reading

How to visit Rainbow Mountain In Peru? Well, let me tell you! 🏔 When we decided to Visit Rainbow Mountain In Peru it was one I’d come to simultaneous look forward but also dreaded, ever since we’d booked it. The excitement part is easy to understand – it’s the Rainbow Mountains in Peru and it … Continue Reading

Coming from the UK, we’re only too aware that train journeys can be so much more than a means to get from point A to point B. Train journeys can be an amazing way to check out the natural beauty of the places you’re visiting – even when the train is moving at incredible speeds! … Continue Reading

After spending our morning in the floating islands of Lake Titicaca, we hopped aboard our boat and headed over to Taquile island. Taquile island (and its textiles) have been designated with UNESCO protected status so it’s high on the list of places to visit in Lake Titicaca. It’s also not too far from the floating … Continue Reading

One of the best parts about staying in Cusco, is that it is the gateway to a lot of amazing places in Peru so if you’re gonna choose a place to base yourself in, Cusco is probably it. The flip-side to that is that you always find that you have lot of reasons to leave … Continue Reading

*Heads up – this is a huge blog post so you might wanna grab yourself a cuppa tea and raid the pantry for biscuits before you start… 😄 After an amazing day in Machu Picchu, we arrived back into Machupicchu (the village – also known as Aguas Caliente) absolutely knackered and so ravenous! Like so hungry … Continue Reading

A huge part of why you visit the Galapagos Islands is definitely to see the animals! For starters, almost all of the animals you find in the Galapagos Islands can only ever be found on these islands. Then there’s also the fact that this island is key to Charles Darwin’s Theory of evolution. This island was visited … Continue Reading

I’m not even sure why we initially decided to hike up Huayna Picchu. I certainly knew nothing of the amazing view in store at the top. I rarely ever go out of my way to climb mountains. Then there’s the fact that doing anything strenuous at high altitude becomes even more difficult as you find … Continue Reading