A Week of Carnival & Five Must Do’s in Rio de Janeiro

Check out how we spent a week celebrating Carnival 2013 in Rio de Janeiro. We made time for Rio’s best including street parties, food, drinks, and sightseeing.

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Bus Journeys to Parati, Brazil

Iguazu Falls was the perfect way to cross the border from Argentina into Brazil and from there we continued our journey to Rio for Carnival, but we had one more stop on the way. Parati is a former Portugese colonial town with well preserved cobblestone streets (or as Auston calls them: cobbleystone) and historic buildings […]

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The Two Sides of Iguazu Falls

Decide which side of Iguazu Falls to visit. On the border between Argentina, Brazil, and Paraguay lies one of the most amazing water falls in South America. We spent two nights there – one in Argentina and one in Brazil.

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One Night in Córdoba

Check out our short stay in Córdoba on our way from Mendoza to Iguazu Falls. A guided walking tour is a quick way to see all the sites the city has to offer.

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The One And Only Theft On Our RTW Trip

After the wine debaucheries of the previous day in Mendoza, we woke up the next morning needing strong coffee in order to catch up on some blog work. We went to cafe near the tourist area of Plaza Independencia. We sat at a table for four inside the cafe and Auston placed his backpack on […]

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Touring Mendoza’s Many Vineyards

From the large and lively city of Buenos Aires we headed next to the small and calm city of Mendoza, Argentina in search for the promising vineyards it’s well known for. We had hoped to visit some vineyards all over the world while we traveled, especially while were in Italy, Spain and Portugal. However, we […]

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Sightseeing And A Near Mugging in Buenos Aires

We spent seven fantastic days in Argentina’s capital of Buenos Aires even though we could avoid the reciprocity fee to enter. The European-esque city with that Latin flavor has plenty to offer from it’s mix of architectures, local wines, unique dance styles and fascinating cultural history that’s visibly changing and progressing every year. We were […]

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Enjoying The Active Life of Santiago

Once the four day journey from Puno was done we were elated to have finally made it to Santiago, Chile. The charming cities of Arica and La Serena were entertaining stops on our way and we were happy to have spent time there, but we start craving big city life after weeks of deprivation.

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Londoners, Locals & Lighthouses in La Serena

La Serena is a small city in northern Chile that lays just outside its larger counterpart, Coquimbo. It’s one of the oldest cities in Chile second only to Santiago. After our overnight bus ride from Arica, we arrived at the bus station in La Serena far too early in the morning, but thankfully our hostel […]

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Leaving Peru For A Spice of Chile

Discover how to travel from Peru to Chile and what visa requires are needed. The journey takes about 7 hours and involves taking a bus and taxi.

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