While I advocate for traveling solo whenever I can, I have to admit, I was a bit nervous going into South America. It was my first ever solo backpacking trip and I decided to kick it off in the country of cocaine and cartels: Colombia. While decades of improvement and progress have passed since the… Read More What’s It Like To Travel Solo In South America?
When someone asks me what to expect going into Peru, the answer is everything. You literally do not know what can happen in Peru or what you’ll see. Machu Picchu? Yeah. Rainbow-colored mountains? That too. A desert oasis? Why not. Gigantic drawing carved into the ground? Would you expect anything less? Backpacking through Peru remains… Read More New Video: Backpacking Through Peru
10. Bogota, Colombia The bustling capital of Colombia is a city full of excitement and wonder. The city has many diverse neighborhoods, many of which feel like entirely new cities. The ubiquitous street art adds some spice to the already colorful city. While I did not like Bogota as much as the other cities in… Read More My 10 Favorite Cities In South America
Snow-capped mountains, dense jungles, thousands of miles of beautiful ocean coastline, delicious food, and hordes of alpacas. Peru is one of my favorite countries. Of all my backpacking trips, my time spent in Peru still ranks at the top. Backpacking in Peru is fantastic not only because of how incredible the country is, but also… Read More Quick Guide For Backpackers Going To Peru
Without a doubt, Peru is one of the dopest countries I have ever been to. Why? Well they have these fluffy cloud looking animals called alpacas and honestly, just the fact that you’ll see them roaming around everywhere should be reason enough for you to go. Still not sold? If you’re not as easy to… Read More Thinking About Going To Peru? Just Go.
The recently discovered Rainbow Mountain in Peru has rapidly become a dream destination for travelers and locals alike. It’s not hard to see why as the cascading and radiant colors of the mountain make it hard to believe that it is even a part of this world. Although the magnificent mountain and the scenic trail leading… Read More What You Need To Know Before Taking On Rainbow Mountain In Peru
So… my out of shape self decided that it would be good to impulsively go on the five-day Salkantay trek to Machu Picchu… and it was amazing. The Salkantay Trek is the top alternative for travelers who couldn’t be bothered to book the Inca Trail several months in advance, but still want to suffer miserably on… Read More The Ultimate Guide to the Salkantay Trek
Huacachina is a cool, little desert oasis just outside of Ica. I’ve never seen an actual oasis before, so despite Huacachina being a tiny town of maybe 100 residents, it still blew my mind. I planned for it to be a quick stop on my tear through southwestern Peru, but it almost managed to drag… Read More The Ultimate Guide to Huacachina, Peru