It wasn’t until we visited Bolivia that we found out that the original Copacabana is actually here! When we hear the word “Copacabana” we automatically think of Brazil, right? Turns out that the famous Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro takes its name from this town in Bolivia. Copacabana means “View … more »
From Mexico all the way down to Patagonia. That’s the plan and we want you to join us!
Go straight to a country of your choice or let us take you anywhere in Latin America with the stories below.
What happened to us while in Lima is proof that some of the most enjoyable experiences while traveling are those that you don’t even plan! After spending a few weeks in Peru, we were already die-hard fans of the local cuisine: intense flavors, ingredients from the land and sea, jungle … more »
How can fries and sausages, being such a straight-forward eat, become such a gastronomic icon in a land with such rich cuisine? I don’t know how, but salchipapas have certainly won the cravings of many Latins who love to snack! Salchipapas consist of a plate of potato fries topped with … more »
As chocolate lovers it was a pleasure to learn how to make our own chocolate. Peru is a very large producer of cocoa beans and I am glad we did this workshop in a place that feels like “the real deal”. If we would have done it somewhere else, far … more »
I have finally watched the movie The Motorcycle Diaries. And I say “finally” as it has been recommended to me by some in person and, indirectly, by many other on the web. I know this movie has inspired some travelers to make it to Latin America. In my case, I watched … more »
The Ruta de la Cascadas near Baños in Ecuador is a pretty scenic ride along the mountains. We rented bikes for the day and rode part of the 62km route down to Puyo. They tell you it’s mostly downhill but it’s also uphill for quite a stretch ;) The road however … more »
The Torres del Paine national park in Chile will make you fly, the winds there are really that strong. However, the beauty of the place is unsurpassed. We were in Torres del Paine during the freezing patagonian winter. The temperature was below zero degrees and the wind was blowing by … more »
Today’s photo is going to prove to you that no matter where you look and how you click in Havana, your pictures will always be striking! That’s just what happens when you’re in a really picturesque place. Havana takes you back to the 60s. To a different time with different … more »
Making friends with 2200 year old folks? Why not! That’s what we did when we visited the Chauchilla Cemetery in the city of Nazca, Peru. This cemetery now turned into open-air museum is home to a collection of mummies that date as far back as 200 A.D. The impressive … more »
Corcovado National Park is the playground of one of the most wanted adventures in Costa Rica. Still, it remains as a rather unspoiled and difficult place to access. Although it sits in a remote corner of Costa Rica, this protected area offers tourists the possibility of visiting the rain forest (primary … more »