The ultimate of Patagonia highlights, hiking in Torres del Paine is not to be missed. Here is everything you need to know for the best Torres del Paine hikes.
Before camping in Torres del Paine you'll need to make sure you are fully prepared.
Chile's Atacama Desert is a must-see location. With the unique scenery on offer there's nothing else like it on the planet.
Paraguay is one of the least visited countries in South America. But does that mean you should avoid it? If that was true then this wouldn’t be a very long post. Fortunately there are many reasons to visit Paraguay.
The opportunity to volunteer with animals in South Africa was too good to resist. I spent 2 weeks getting to know the big cats and their unique characters.
South Africa’s Garden Route offers some great scenery with the chance to see it at your own pace. Whether travelling by public transport, the South Africa backpackers’ favourite Bazbus or in a rental car, you can pick and choose your stops, whilst deciding how long to spend in each town along the way. Starting from Mossel Bay (around four and a half hours from Cape Town) to Tsitsikamma, the Garden Route has something for everyone.(more…)
When I travelled to Africa last year the one thing I desperately wanted to see was the wildlife. So much so that the only real planning I did was to Google search ‘best places to see lions in southern Africa’. In my three months in and around South Africa I visited several national parks, including four incredible safari experiences.(more…)
You can’t get much further south than Ushuaia. Situated at the bottom of South America in the region of Tierra del Fuego, the very south of Patagonia, it’s the last port of call before heading to the South Pole. However, visiting Ushuaia is not just for those dreaming of following in the footsteps of Scott and Amundsen, as there’s more to the town than just a final calling point before travelling to Antarctica.(more…)
One of the most popular destinations in Patagonia is the Perito Moreno Glacier. Located in the south-west of the region, it’s one of the most popular attractions in Patagonia, and for good reason. Perito Moreno Glacier is both impressive and stunning to look at, either from a distance or up close. It’s over 5km at its widest point and an incredible 30km in length. The glacier is actually growing too. Unlike the majority of glaciers around the world, Perito Moreno is still advancing.(more…)