Now, I don’t know if this is because I’m 23 years old, female, or just generally a bit of a baby, but when I told people at the end of last year that I was off to backpack Brazil and Colombia I was generally met with resounding gasps. Continue reading Is travelling South America safe?
I recently spent a few days in the Portuguese capital, Lisbon, and I already want to go back. This was my first time in Portugal and I was completely won over by the laid back Mediterranean lifestyle. Continue reading 9 wonderful things about Lisbon
Cartagena is one of Colombia’s main hubs and traveller destinations. Known affectionately as the ‘romantic city’, it’s a very touristy but nonetheless beautiful metropolis ideally located on Colombia’s Caribbean coast. Continue reading Cartagena – Colombia’s city of romance
If you’ve thought about travelling Colombia, then the chances are you’ve heard of Palomino, a seriously tiny town up north on the Caribbean coast that’s becoming an essential stop on the backpacker circuit. Continue reading Palomino – Colombia’s worst kept secret
The Iguaçu Falls are a source of great pride for both Brazilians and Argentinians. All 275 waterfalls (!!!) straddle the border between the two countries, and natives from either side will swear blind that the view from their side is by far the best… Continue reading Iguaçu Falls – backpacking Brazil
One thing I’ve learned since being in Brazil is that they love their food just as much as I do… Continue reading 5 places you must eat when visiting São Paulo!
So after a busy couple of weeks in Brazil I’m finally sitting down to write a blog post on our first stop – the Southern Hemisphere’s biggest city – São Paulo. Continue reading Backpacking Brazil: touchdown São Paulo!