5 Reasons to Visit Potosi in Bolivia

Nowhere else in South America have we felt more emotional than in Potosi. A source of immense wealth for the Spanish has resulted in an equally immense pain for the indigenous population. This mixed legacy remains clearly on display in this unique Bolivian city and undoubtedly, no understanding of South American history can be complete without visiting Potosi. And only to imagine that we would have skipped the city altogether if not for it being conveniently located on our way…
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Most Romantic Destinations for Couples Backpacking in South America

South America has some of the most romantic destinations in the world, especially for those adventure & nature lovers. During our 4-month backpacking trip in Chile, Peru, Argentina and Bolivia, we visited a few places that really stood out as the perfect getaway for couples – whether it’s for the breathtaking views, the stunning architecture or the laid-back atmosphere. In honor of Valentine’s Day, here are my top 5 most romantic destinations for those backpacking as a couple in South…
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How To Plan A Trip Like A Travel Blogger: 17 Practical Tips To Plan Your Next …

Becoming a travel blogger has significantly changed the way I tackle trip planning. I used to do the bare minimum when it came to research & planning but now I really care about finding off-the-beaten-path things to do, finding the best photography spots and inspiring my readers to visit a particular destination. To achieve that, I’ve come up with a checklist with travel planning resources and tools that I religiously go through during the planning stages of the trip. If…
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Beautiful Places to Visit Outside of Taipei (Interview)

Welcome to the 3rd edition of Travel Chats! Travel Chats is a monthly interview series where I invite fellow female travellers and bloggers to share their latest adventures. The goal is to inspire you to discover new destinations and get to know our contributors through their stories. The best part? They share their practical tips & advice (the good stuff you won’t find in a guidebook) to help you plan your trip. In this interview, Amanda from travel blog Scatabout shares all…
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Our Salar de Uyuni Salt Flats Tour from Atacama with Cruz Andina

Salar de Uyuni Salt Flats in Bolivia is a major destination for any traveler visiting South America and deciding the best way to see it is probably one of the most common struggles (we’ve been there!). For us, we had already planned to stay in Atacama Desert (Chile) and chose to take a one-way tour from San Pedro de Atacama to Uyuni Salt Flats. It turned out to be the best way to see the salt flats and also explore the…
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9 Useful Tips for Driving around Atacama Desert, Chile

Driving around Atacama Desert was one of the highlights of our 6 months South America trip. Besides the out-worldly landscape, volcanoes and wildlife , Chile has some of the best roads in South America. Navigating them is an adventure like no other, and we would encourage you to try it if you can.   Take a peek at these 9 useful tips for driving around Atacama Desert. Managing petrol You may have already read elsewhere that there is only one…
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5 Travel Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him (2019 Edition)

Valentine’s Day is around the corner and you’re probably on the hunt for a thoughtful, functional yet affordable gift for your partner, husband or boyfriend. Does he love to travel as much as you do? Consider gifting him a travel accessory for your next adventure together. Check out these Valentine’s Day travel-inspired gift ideas for the man in your life (all under $50!) 5 Travel-Related Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him – 2019 Edition This post contains affiliate links. If you…
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A Self-Driving Guide to Atacama Desert in Chile: Itinerary & Must See Spots

During our four months travel across South America, one place that we kept reminiscing about was our road trip to Atacama desert in Northern Chile. Despite all of the stunning places we have visited during our travels, nothing matched the experience of driving through the vast and unspoilt expanses of this unique part of the continent. We spent a total of 5 days in San Pedro de Atacama, traveling in all directions to see as much as possible. Still, we…
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5 Stylish and Practical Hiking Boots for Women 2019

When it comes to hiking shoes for women, we’ve been made to believe that comfort and style don’t go together. Well, it doesn’t have to be that way. Do you love the outdoors but also care about feeling chic and confident when taking on the trail? Then 2019 may be the year you finally ditch your old pair of hiking shoes and invest in one of these 5 stylish and timeless boots. Read on to find the perfect pair of…
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A Complete Road Trip Guide to Salta, Argentina: Itinerary & Driving Tips

This Salta road trip itinerary is a sample of the many amazing experiences to be had in Salta province in Northwest Argentina, which include dramatic landscapes, deep colorful canyons and wine producing valleys. Even though I visited the neighbor province of Jujuy many times (I’m from Buenos Aires but my father is jujeño), I had never had a chance to visit Salta. I was naturally intrigued to see what “Salta La Linda” (Salta the beautiful one) as they call it,…
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