South America

4 Days in Ushuaia, Argentina – The Ultimate Itinerary
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4 Days in Ushuaia, Argentina – The Ultimate Itinerary

When I was planning my trip around Argentina, it worked out that we would be spending a total of 4 days in Ushuaia (a.k.a. The Southernmost City in the World). It’s located between the Beagle Channel, magnificent glaciers, and eternally snow-capped peaks. Now, spending 4 days in Ushuaia is not necessarily what most people do…

10 Days in Argentina – The Ultimate Itinerary by a Resident
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10 Days in Argentina – The Ultimate Itinerary by a Resident

I was fortunate to have lived in Argentina for nearly 2 years and could explore the country at leisure on my holidays. However, for most people coming to visit this beautiful country, that simply isn’t possible. I think a 10-day itinerary is the perfect amount of time to see the highlights of Argentina.  This itinerary…

Inca Trail Tour Hosted by Lindsey of Have Clothes, Will Travel
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Inca Trail Tour Hosted by Lindsey of Have Clothes, Will Travel

Who wants to travel to Peru with me?! I am very excited to announce I am heading back to Peru, and this time you can come with me! I am hosting a 9-day tour to Peru in partnership with Baboo Travel to see the highlights of Cusco and the surrounding area (including Rainbow Mountain). But…

What It’s Like To Sail On The Beagle Channel (Ushuaia, Argentina)
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What It’s Like To Sail On The Beagle Channel (Ushuaia, Argentina)

If you’re heading to Ushuaia, Argentina, spending at least a half day on the Beagle Channel is a must. There are many species of birds as well as sea lions to be seen and some outstanding views of Ushuaia. And there are many different companies offering boat tours of the Beagle Channel. However, there is…

Why I Hiked The Hito XXIV Trail in Tierra del Fuego (And Loved It!)
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Why I Hiked The Hito XXIV Trail in Tierra del Fuego (And Loved It!)

When it comes to hiking in Tierra del Fuego National Park, you have quite the variety of experiences to choose from. For our trip to Ushuaia, Argentina, we only had enough time to do a day hike. So, for this post, I’ll only be talking about the different day hikes (but you can spend much…

What to Expect When Walking With the Penguins on Martillo Island, Argentina
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What to Expect When Walking With the Penguins on Martillo Island, Argentina

Awesomeness! That’s what you can expect when walking with the penguins on Martillo Island in Argentina. I mean they’re adorable, little penguins! Haha. In all seriousness, though, I wasn’t entirely sure myself what to expect when I booked this adventure. I knew I was going to be close enough to see penguins, but that was…

14 Things To Know Before Hiking Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentina
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14 Things To Know Before Hiking Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentina

Yep, you read that right! You can actually hike Perito Moreno Glacier in Argentina. And it is an absolute must-do if you’re considering a Patagonian adventure. This was hands down my favorite part of Patagonia (at least in Argentina… Chile is to be determined). There are a few key things you should know about Perito…

Patagonia – How to Take a Day Trip to El Chaltén from El Calafate
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Patagonia – How to Take a Day Trip to El Chaltén from El Calafate

Patagonia – How to Take a Day Trip to El Chaltén from El Calafate This will be my first travel post from Patagonia! I’m really excited to kick off this series as our Patagonian adventure has been one of my favorites to date! Our first day we arrived in El Calafate from Puerto Iguazu and…

Iguazu Falls – How to Visit the Argentine Side Without a Guide
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Iguazu Falls – How to Visit the Argentine Side Without a Guide

As I mentioned in my previous travel post, Iguazu Falls are located on the border of Argentina and Brazil. Now, I would highly recommend going to both sides of Iguazu Falls, as they are two totally different experiences. However, I must say, we really loved the Argentine side! It was an incredible rush to see…

10 Things To Know Before Visiting Iguazu Falls
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10 Things To Know Before Visiting Iguazu Falls

“Poor Niagara.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt Eleanor Roosevelt famously said that upon seeing Iguazu Falls. And it’s hard to not have that reaction when you see them in person! Iguazu Falls are made up of a system of 275 waterfalls, with the exact number depending on the season. It spans an area 2.7 kilometers wide, and…

What to Pack for an Adventure in Peru’s Amazon Rainforest
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What to Pack for an Adventure in Peru’s Amazon Rainforest

Wondering what to pack for your trip to the Amazon Rainforest? This post is here to explain everything you should bring with for a stay at a lodge in the Amazon Rainforest! My trip to the Amazon in Peru is one of the first trips of my life that I felt I had actually packed…