Travel Tips – Visa Requirements

Always take in consideration that each country to be visited might have a different set of requirements to enter depending on your citizenship. Often this means getting a visa, though some countries allow you to get it upon arrival, and others just might require [...]

IMPORTANT NOTICE: You can’t miss Uyuni!

Uyuni is located in the Potosi and Oruro departments, near the center of the country, and is well worth the trip as here you can find the amazing Salt Flats, the biggest salt desert in the world, along with its high altitude location gives a full on white landscape [...]

Exploring Bolivia

One of the highlights of Bolivia is the impressive Tiwanaku archaeological site, considered one of the most important ones in South America. It doesn’t hurt that that is surrounded by the Andes and interesting indigenous communities. We have showed you a bit of [...]

Visiting Santa Cruz in Bolivia

Santa Cruz is one of the biggest cities in Bolivia and is known as the main center of economic growth in the country, making it one of the most important cities in South America. Also, since it’s located in low altitude (less than 1640 feet above sea level) it [...]

Visiting La Paz

La Paz is usually the starting point to all trips within the country because it has many attractions both cultural and natural in its surrounding areas. We have already talked a bit about Tiawanaku and Titicaca Lake as the highlights, but there’s so much more to [...]

Travel Tips

Even well-seasoned travelers can’t overlook travel tips as there’s always some little detail or thing we always feel we could have done differently, so let us give you some pointers (some you may be familiar with, but hopefully most of them will be helpful) to make [...]

While in Ecuador… You can’t miss Cuenca!

Cuenca is one of the lesser known sites within Ecuador, but that does not mean that is any less inviting and it’s fairly easy to get there from either Guayaquil or Quito. Its rich culture and beautiful architecture makes it a must when visiting Ecuador, plus is [...]

Discover the wonders of Ecuador

We’ll start with our northern neighbor: Ecuador. Even though it’s a small country it still has an incredible diversity of fauna and flora as well as different ecosystems that can cater to everyone’s needs. Ecuador has three major geographical areas: coast, [...]

Visiting Quito in Ecuador

Quito is the first site to be named Cultural World Heritage by UNESCO and it’s located at 2850 meters (9350 ft.) above sea level, giving you an amazing view of the Andean landscapes. The city itself has many cultural and historical sites to be enjoyed such as the [...]

Visiting the Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands are a true paradise for nature loving travelers as they offer them the chance to find one of a kind flora and fauna. The most popular are the giant tortoises that joined Charles Darwin, and the blue footed boobies, as the unusual color of [...]

Yanacocha

On one of our trips around Peru we were told this legend, it was said that after the Ayacucho battle the Spaniards ran away with all of their treasures, and once close to Huanta in the Rasuhuilca hill they couldn’t go on with so many treasures and before they fell [...]

The Missing Maze Keeper

There is a legend in the Amazonas department in Peru that tells the story of a young woman that took care of the maze fields, scaring away the parrots so that they wouldn’t eat the cobs. One day a young man riding a beautiful horse showed up, this man offered to [...]