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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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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20 Essential Travel Tips from Baggage Handlers

20 Essential Travel Tips from Baggage Handlers When we travel it’s easy for us to take for granted some of the risks involved. Packing all your most treasured and expensive personal belongings into a bag that’s entrusted to strangers is rarely given a second thought. Unfortunately, accidents can and do happen, and for many people […]

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