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 of 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 unspoiled 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,…
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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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2018 in Review: My Top Travel Highlights in Photos

2018 was probably the most memorable and fun-filled year of my life. It has always been a dream for us to take a year off and travel the world and it feels unreal that we were able to make this a reality. We experienced living in California, visited our beloved Sri Lanka again and had the trip of a lifetime in South America. I found a new passion for travel blogging and had so much fun documenting our adventures in…
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Traveling to Colombia on a Student Budget (Interview)

Welcome to the 2nd edition of Travel Chats! Travel Chats is a monthly interview series where I invite fellow female travelers 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, fresh graduate Kayleigh shares her…
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Best Things to Do in Tilcara on a Day Trip | Northwest Argentina

Tilcara is one of the most popular hubs for travelers exploring Quebrada de Humahuaca. Compared with Humahuaca and Purmamarca, Tilcara is the “cool cousin”: definitely the most lively and hipster out of these three towns. Tilcara offers a myriad of boutiques, restaurants, cafes and bars while preserving the feel of a typical Andean town with its cobblestone streets and colonial architecture. Considering it provides easy access to the attractions in the Quebrada de Humahuaca, there’s no doubt it will continue…
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7 reasons to visit Salinas Grandes Salt Flats in Argentina

Most people know about Salar de Uyuni in Bolivia, but did you know that Argentina has its own salt flats too? The vast Salinas Grandes (Great Salt Flats) is the 3rd largest salt flat in the world, stretching over Salta and Jujuy in northwest Argentina. During our stay in Quebrada de Humahuaca, we went on a full day trip to Salinas Grandes from Purmamarca and we absolutely loved it! Whether you’ve already been to a salt flat or you’re planning…
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Diving and Wildlife Adventure in Borneo (Interview)

I’m so excited to introduce a new interview series called Travel Chats, 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 first interview, my friend Vania shares with us her…
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