Short answer: everything. Giant desert of salt? Yep but you already knew that. Red lakes, white lakes, green lakes, cactus islands, train graveyards, rock trees (or tree rocks?), big mountains, vast deserts, and so on. You can expect anything and everything on this excursion. But seriously though, I’ve never had such a high concentration of… Read More What To Expect On The 3 Day Uyuni Salt Flats Tour
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
Man, I really struggled in Bolivia. Being sick the entire time, terrifying transportation experiences, and more rude locals than I’d met in all of South America up to that point certainly didn’t help. After having a glorious fairy-tale time in Peru, I decided to cross the border and give Bolivia a try. It can’t be… Read More In Hindsight, Maybe La Paz Wasn’t As Terrible As I Thought
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
The size and chaos of Peru make it a country that can be quite overwhelming if you show up unprepared. It doesn’t help that Lima might be one of the craziest cities in South America. Lima is the main entry point for most travelers flying into Peru, but let’s be honest, all the good stuff… Read More Peru Hop Is The Best Way To Get Around Peru
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.
I started writing this right after spending an unfortunate amount of time in La Paz and then let it sit in my drafts. I’ve found this several months later and have found that I still don’t exactly look back on my time in La Paz with fondness. So I’ll just publish it. #yolo (All my… Read More Can I Just Rant About La Paz For A Bit?
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