South America

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…

Expect the Unexpected When Visiting a Village in the Amazon Rainforest
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Expect the Unexpected When Visiting a Village in the Amazon Rainforest

*As I mentioned in my previous post, I still have a lot of photos and experiences to share from our treehouse adventure while visiting a village in the Amazon Rainforest! If you missed my previous Treehouse Lodge posts, click here.* Visiting a Village in the Amazon Rainforest  Staying in an honest-to-goodness treehouse in Peru’s Amazon…

What I Wore for “The End of the World”
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What I Wore for “The End of the World”

Cardigan (Similar here, here & here) | Booties (Similar) | Jeans | Scarf (Similar) | Earrings | Sunglasses c/o* Why hello! Long time no see! I’m finally back to blogging as usual, and thank you, again, to all of my lovely guest posters for picking up the slack while I was moving/traveling. And my travels…

5 Affordable Things To Do In Buenos Aires
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5 Affordable Things To Do In Buenos Aires

Guest post by Rebecca Hoffmann Oh, Buenos Aires… This name which embeds mysterious elegant women in tango dresses with handsome men by their side, buildings with astonishing architecture, and the stories and rumors of the famous Evita Peron who grew from poverty to become Argentina’s First Lady. Yes, Buenos Aires… But wait, wait, when you…

Spotting Wildlife in Peru’s Amazon Rainforest
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Spotting Wildlife in Peru’s Amazon Rainforest

One of the coolest parts of staying in the Amazon Rainforest is all of the incredible critters you get to see during the day and at night. We spotted many different types of monkeys, sloths, birds, fish…and even alligators and gigantic spiders and snakes! My last post was dedicated to what it was like staying…

My Honest Experience Staying at the Treehouse Lodge in Peru
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My Honest Experience Staying at the Treehouse Lodge in Peru

As the name suggests, the Treehouse Lodge is indeed a lodge made up of honest-to-goodness treehouses! It’s a once-in-a-lifetime experience that was nonstop excitement for us. (This is where we were over the weekend and earlier this week.) Our 4 days there were chocked full of activities. So, for this post, I’m going to focus…

Argentina Must-Do: Riding Horses Through the Andes with Don Daniel Ranch
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Argentina Must-Do: Riding Horses Through the Andes with Don Daniel Ranch

Horseback riding through the Andes with Don Daniel Ranch is hands down my most favorite experience in Argentina so far. Heck, I’d say it’s one of my favorite experiences of my life! (Tied only with our adventures up Rainbow Mountain and Mount Fuji.) This is a one-of-a-kind, authentic experience I can’t recommend enough if you…

Wine Tasting & Biking in Mendoza, Argentina – Is It a Good Idea?
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Wine Tasting & Biking in Mendoza, Argentina – Is It a Good Idea?

If you liked this post, it is now available as a self-guided tour via GPSmyCITY. Click here to download it. Mendoza, Argentina is world-famous for its amazing wineries. There are many different ways to visit these delicious wineries, and a bus tour is generally the most popular. However, if you’ve been following my travel posts…