What better way to spend a bank holiday weekend than basking in the sun in one of Argentina's most important wine regions? Bodega Tempus Alba (Disclaimer: Due to hyperinflation in Argentina, all prices listed are subject to frequent increases, and based on the blue exchange rate at time of writing) Last month I had the … Continue reading Wining, dining, and horse-riding in Mendoza
Visiting one of the world’s highest cities – Potosí, Bolivia
Famous for its silver mines and an altitude of over 4000m, Potosí was the second stop in Bolivia on our tour with Dragoman. Roughly a three hour drive from Sucre, we would definitely recommend a day trip to learn about the city's history as 'the birthplace of capitalism'. Potosí existed as a small Incan hamlet … Continue reading Visiting one of the world’s highest cities – Potosí, Bolivia
Peru Hop – An Honest Review
Photo from trip advisor Public transport can often be unreliable, crowded and slow, and travelling by plane is not exactly budget or environmentally friendly. Getting from place to place in a different country can be stressful at the best of times, so we chose to travel with Peru Hop. It allows you to see the … Continue reading Peru Hop – An Honest Review
Arequipa – the gateway to the Colca Canyon
Arequipa is the second largest city in Peru and is known more its white stone buildings and stepping stone to the Colca canyon.
10 Things To Know Before Visiting Cusco and Machu Picchu, Peru
1. Cusco is very popular with tourists The city is beautiful, with a multitude of things to do (including excursions in the Sacred Valley), however you'll also find McDonalds and KFC surrounding the Plaza de Armas. Shops for hiking gear are also in abundance, which is great if you need to pick up something last … Continue reading 10 Things To Know Before Visiting Cusco and Machu Picchu, Peru
The Inca trail, trekking to Machu Picchu
One of the 7 wonders of the world, Machu Picchu is the epitome of Incan architecture and technology. Built in the 15th century high in the Andes mountains, the settlement is one of the most archeologically important heritage sites in the Americas. Machu Picchu is a must see for anyone going to Peru. But how … Continue reading The Inca trail, trekking to Machu Picchu
The best way to see Lima, Peru
Lima is the capital city of Peru and home to exquisite food, sunsets, surfing and street art
5 Ways you can travel as a university student
Trying to juggle your studies with travelling is difficult. The UK loan system often does not even cover student accommodation rent and many families are not in the financial position to assist. Despite this, travelling is so important when you are young. It will broaden your horizons and immerse you in culture. Travel now, when … Continue reading 5 Ways you can travel as a university student
‘The world’s most dangerous road’
Biking 'Death Road' is a popular tourist activity for travellers staying in La Paz, Bolivia. It is known for its long downhill stretches and beautiful location.
The world’s highest ‘Capital’.
First impressions The highest 'Capital' in the world. La Paz is a mental metrpopolis, everything will seem different here. The first thing that you will notice is the sheer scale of the city. Built in what looks like to be a moon crater, La Paz's terrain is a culture shock to even the most well-travelled … Continue reading The world’s highest ‘Capital’.