Though we haven’t seen all of South America (yet), we did manage to see a large chunk of the Northeast side of the continent by visiting Peru, Ecuador and Colombia. … Continue reading How To Plan A Trip To South America: Peru, Ecuador and Colombia Itinerary
Backpacking is one of the best things young people can do for themselves, and here’s exactly why. This piece is written from my own experience as a backpacker. What are … Continue reading The Importance of Backpacking
Japan is not the most budget-friendly country, and a lot of that is due to the costs of travel. The world-renowned efficiency and speed of their train system makes it … Continue reading Is a Japan Rail (JR) Pass Worth it?
Anyone who’s ever travelled knows the familiar bittersweet feeling of returning home. Going from discovery of the new and exciting to the regularity of home can be a culture shock … Continue reading Thoughts on Coming Home
If you’ve read all our other posts on The Galápagos, you’ve probably gathered that we are big fans of the independent travel option to exploring the Galápagos islands. However we … Continue reading Cruising the Galápagos: Pros and Cons
Ecuador is known as the land of four worlds: the Galápagos Islands, the coast, the Andes and the Amazon Rainforest. It has something for absolutely everyone. There are abundant opportunities … Continue reading Top Places to See in Ecuador
The Galápagos Islands; a bucket list adventure for many travellers! Abundant wildlife, stunning landscapes, beautiful beaches, and tons of adventure opportunities! It is an amazing experience, but we know it … Continue reading 10 Ways to Save Money in the Galápagos Islands
Colombia is often over-looked when it comes to travel destinations, due to its violent past. However, the country has transformed in recent years and is definitely worth visiting and embracing. … Continue reading Top Places to See in Colombia
There’s more to this country than the world famous UNESCO World Heritage site, Machu Picchu, although it’s definitely a highlight! Snowy mountain peaks, beautiful beaches, rainforests, canyons and sandy deserts … Continue reading Top Places to See in Peru
Taking the guesswork out of all Peru bus travel! The best of both cheap and reliable travel at your fingertips!
Trekking the second deepest canyon in the whole world is no easy feat, but it is an awesome accomplishment. The views are amazing and the oasis at the bottom is … Continue reading Trekking To The Colca Canyon Oasis and Back Without a Tour
So, it’s been a week since we arrived in Cusco, Peru. It already feels like we’ve been travelling forever! We’re having a blast and have seen and experienced some pretty … Continue reading The Do’s and Don’ts of Your First Few Days in Cusco, Peru