Machu Picchu

A place I dreamed about going to when I was a child and didn’t think it was ever possible for me to go.  I am not an outdoors person and have NEVER camped in my life however, I felt the journey to Machu Picchu required at least a journey that might help me be one... Continue Reading →

Puno, Lake Taticaca

Puno is the city gateway to get to Lake Titicaca and this lake borders both Peru and Bolivia.. I guess I spoiled the next stop for me. This is the place with floating islands that are self made and families will make these islands to live together but when there is a dispute, they can... Continue Reading →

Cusco, Peru

I booked a tour with G Adventures which included transportation to Cusco and OH MY, there is difference in altitude that my body felt. I stayed in Milhouse - very social and clean - good location and I enjoyed staying here. The staff were frikkin awesome and it is such a good social hostel.Altitude sickness... Continue Reading →

Peru 101 + Lima

Peru was the place I started my South American travels and what a place to start :). My main plan was to hike Machu Picchu and for this, I would've booked a tour. At the time I was looking, it worked out similar to price for me to book the hike and travel around Peru... Continue Reading →

CUBA 101

Stuff you need to know before arriving in CUBA - because it's a process itself! Streets of Trinidad Getting to Cuba I flew from Mexico and I managed to get a visa at the airport during check in with Interjet for $25 USD (cash only) and this is a piece of paper that you need... Continue Reading →

Amazon

One of the great wonders of the world and I would’ve never thought I would get there! It’s a place I’ve dreamt about as a mystical place filled with exotic animals and crazy insects which all seemed to be true. I did some research and you can enter the Amazon through Peru, Brazil, Colombia and... Continue Reading →

Paraty / Ilhe Grande

I was making my way up from São Paulo so I caught a bus from São Paulo’s bus station - I went to the company ‘XX’ stand (I am still trying to find this bus ticket so will update when I find this) and brought my ticket there that took me to Paraty.  Paraty is... Continue Reading →

Sao Paulo

I flew from Medellin > Lima > Rio > Sao Paulo - I was absolutely shattered by the time I got to São Paulo and had a very long nap when I arrived at my boutique hostel.  There are two airports in Sao Paulo - one close to the City Centre and the other is... Continue Reading →

Virtual Tours

Museum, sites and landmarks Being stuck at home is a blessing in disguise that has so far have me sitting at home wearing PJ’s, sipping a cup of tea or a cocktail (depending on the time of day) and I am getting tired of binging on Netflix.It doesn’t seem to satisfy the itchy feet since... Continue Reading →

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