The Atacama desert is the driest place on earth. Scientists from NASA studied it before the US led Mars mission as the climate is supposed to be quite similar to the red planet. What’s more, there are few deserts with such dramatic landscapes as this. Sun scorched earth with cracks … 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.
So today we’re back in the Americas! Life has brought us back to San Francisco and when I am on this continent, I can’t help but think of our life far down south in Chile. Chile undoubtedly has the most amazing graffiti of all the countries that we have been … more »
The Galapagos Islands are a place like no other. We have never experienced interactions with animals the same way anywhere else. Sea lions, fearless will come and frolick with you, Marine Iguanas, although shy – will come and sleep next to you, and even birds will stick around unafraid. It’s … more »
Colombian cuisine blends flavors and cooking traditions of Spanish, African, Middle Eastern and Asian origin. As you travel around the country, you’ll encounter different ingredients and dishes using corn, meat and fish as some of the main elements. We were out one night in Cartagena de Indias, on the Caribbean … more »
Just an hour and a half bus ride from Medellin are the dreamy towns of Guatape and Penol. Both of them are situated in a valley which was flooded for a hydro project in the 60s The interesting thing is that there is an ancient rock in the middle of … more »
This is a small vending station we spotted in Havana, Cuba. The typical hole in the wall (literally!) establishment that serves people on their way to work early in the morning. By 10am, they’re out of everything. You can also get instant coffee for 5 pesos even though it’s not … more »
In the glorious city center of Arequipa, Peru – you can find some of the best ceviche in the world! We ate this delight at a restaurant called Fory Fay which is located at Álvarez Thomas 221. The restaurant is famous with locals and there are some tourists who drop … more »
Welcome to Uyuni, the world’s largest salt flat. At a breathtaking altitude of 3600m on average (that is almost 12,000 ft!), it’s a wonder that this place is also one of the FLATTEST PLACES ON EARTH! Uyuni is so very flat that satellites use it to calibrate their terrain sensitivity. … more »
Update (Great news): Colombia has started offering a visa exemption (yes, that also means free entry) to Indians who hold a Schengen C/D visa (should be valid for 180 additional days) or any class of US visa (except transit, same validity rules apply). You get to stay 90 days in … more »
Doesn’t it feel good to enjoy the warm climate? Just wearing a t-shirt, shorts and flip-flops. Who doesn’t like to chill at the beach not doing much? Well, Cancun is the perfect spot to do so in Mexico. Before we visited Cancun, we often read negative comments about it. Within … more »