The Ultimate 14 Day New Zealand Road Trip Itinerary – North & South Islands

Have you dreamt of seeing New Zealand but don’t know how? This blog is a comprehensive guide on how to see the entire country in just two weeks, how much it will cost, where to go, and what to expect on your journey through the north and south islands.

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A DIY Guide To Trekking Patagonia

Patagonia is one of the wonders of the world that you don’t want to miss; a region in South America at the most southern tip of the world before reaching Antarctica. Southern Patagonia, stretching across Chile and Argentina, has long lured travelers to what is very nearly the end of the world.

There are many options and routes that you can choose from when planning your trip depending on where you’re starting and how much time you have. 

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Valparaiso- Chile’s City of Artists

Valparaiso is not a place built for tourists; yet it continues to draw people from all over the world. There are no major sights or must dos – and yet this is perhaps why you fall in love with it so much. Exploring the colorful, sprawling architecture and street art is a captivating sight even to the non-photographer’s eye.

It’s gritty and authentic; with shops and cafes only adding to the eclectic vibe of the city. There are cafés, street art and hilltop vistas, and local corner shops next door to boutique stores. Valpo is where you’ll spend your days getting lost in the hours exploring small cobbled streets and winding roads.

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An Insider’s Guide to Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires, most commonly referred to as the “Paris of South America” is a city of greatly diverse culture. In this sprawling city sights, nightlife, gastronomy and the arts are concentrated in a few central neighborhoods.

With every neighborhood or ‘barrio’ offering something different, you’ll be sure to find something new to explore in each part of the city that you visit.

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A Budget Friendly Guide to Cusco, Peru

Although being a small mountain town, Cusco has a lot to offer for a wide range of interests and taste buds. I’ve compiled a guide of a handful of highly rated, affordable, and delicious restaurants, bars, and activities to check out while in town.

You can easily accomplish the list of activities if you only have a few days in the city. Transporation is easy to find to get around, or you can rent a car from the airport; although not necessarily recommended. The streets are very windy and narrow, and it could be dangerous driving yourself.

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A Backpacker’s Guide to Machu Picchu


As I began to plan my trip to Machu Picchu, I quickly realized that getting there was not going to be a walk in the park. But let’s face it, anything worth seeing is not going to be easy to get to, especially a world wonder like Machu Picchu.

There are travel agencies that will book the entire trip for you, but I’ve taken a great deal of pleasure in DIY travel. It doesn’t take too much time once you know how much time you have and have decided what you want to see.

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A Foodie’s Guide to Lima, Peru

Let me just start off by saying that when I arrived to Lima, I had no idea that the city is in fact internationally known for its food. There are chefs from all over the world who have opened restaurants in Lima, introducing their cuisine and adding to it a twist of Peruvian fusion.

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How to Spend 4 Days in Lima

Lima is one of those interesting cities that one wishes to stay forever. The weather is good, the food is awesome, the people are friendly, and it has a ton of fun activities to engage in. Not to mention, it’s next to the ocean! You can never go wrong visiting a city on the sea.

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Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone

If we don’t change we don’t grow. If we don’t grow, we aren’t really living. Growth demands temporary surrender of security.” Gail Sheehy

Do you ever think to yourself, “That person must never feel uncomfortable?” Truth is, everyone gets uncomfortable – but the difference is that some people are comfortable with being uncomfortable. They don’t fear it, they look at it as a way of learning and being open to possibilities.

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How To Get The Most Out Of Montañita

People come to Montañita for a few reasons – to surf and to party. What all the travel blogs out there don’t mention, is how to enjoy Montañita when neither of those options tickle your fancy.

There is no denying that Montañita has quite the reputation. Ask any backpacker in the country their thoughts and you will either be met with a look of disdain or excitement. Every single person we came across whom we mentioned Montanita to had the same response that went something like this: “Ohhh, Montañita! You going to party, party, yeah?”

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