Torres del Paine, Chile – The Essential Guide

In an area of the world that boasts some of the most stunning national parks one can visit, the fact that Torres del Paine in Chile is often cited as the most spectacular national park in Latin America is quite something. But then again, Torres del Paine is quite something. Located in the southernmost regions […]

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Off the Beaten Track in Peru: Avoiding Tourist Traps

Peru is one of South America’s most popular destinations with multiple Off the beaten track spots. As well as travelling to Machu Picchu, crowds swarm here for Peruvian cuisine – considered to be the best in South America. With this popularity, of course, comes the crowd. But you don’t have to let the crowds spoil […]

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Tapestry of flavours – Peru

Trapestry of flavours Travel is all about experiencing things different to our normal lives. Together with our Peruvian operator, Travel Just 4U is delighted to offer our clients a unique gastronomic Peruvian experience. If Cusco was the capital of the Inca Empire, Lima is the capital of Peruvian cuisine. It all started with the fusion […]

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San Pedro de Atacama – Chile

Travel Just 4U’s travel consultant Soraya, travelled to South America to spend time in the breathtaking San Pedro de Atacama in Chile. Upon arrival, the sight of the highest peaks of the Andes Mountains was without a doubt one of the most breathtaking panoramic views I have seen. It simply took my breath away. With […]

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Do I need to learn Spanish to visit South America?

Lost in Translation? In planning your trip to South America, the question will arise whether or not to learn Spanish before you go. A trip to South America is a cultural explosion and it’s even better if you speak Spanish (or Portuguese, if you are heading to Brazil). Knowing the host language goes a long […]

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The Death Road in Bolivia – Bus or Bike?

The Death Road Looking for a bit of adventure on your trip to Bolivia? Bolivia’s North Yungas Road aptly named The Death Road is a 64km road leading from Bolivia’s capital, La Paz to Coroico (Amazon region) and ranks number 1 in the Top 10 Worlds Most Dangerous Roads. While the death rate is not […]

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Pele visits Melbourne!

Pele visits Melbourne Last night I didn’t have to travel to Brazil to meet one of my all-time inspirational people. PELE travelled to Melbourne, Australia! Born on October 23, 1940, in Três Corações, Brazil, soccer legend Pelé is a football (soccer) superstar. Pelé played professionally in Brazil for two decades, winning three World Cups launching […]

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Escape the hustle and bustle on Lake Titicaca

Lake Titicaca Situated in South America on the border of Peru and Bolivia, there are few places in the world to travel to that can compare to Lake Titicaca. The lake itself is the highest navigable in the world, the largest in South America and home to over 50 man-made sacred reed islands. Lake Titicaca […]

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