Travelers Rest Lodge, in East Glacier, is a great place to stay at while visiting Glacier National Park in Montana. This is a fairly off the beaten path part of the USA, and only those who truly wish to explore the wonders of nature contained inside this park, which belongs … more »
CamelBackpackers in Phoenix: not your typical hostel!
Before you cross the door at CamelBackpackers, forget about any pre-conceived idea of “hostel” that you might have. Leaving that concept outside, you’ll come into CamelBackpackers Hostel, to realize this place is way cooler than most hostels out there! What makes CamelBackpackers special? The fact that, more than a business, … more »
Easter Island on a Budget
First of all, allow me to say: there is no such thing as “Easter Island on a budget”! So, before you accuse me of writing a misleading title, let me explain that what I meant to say was “how to make the most of Easter Island while spending … more »
Eco Inn Puno: a room with a view to Lake Titicaca
The city of Puno, in Peru, in one of the most popular points of departure to explore Lake Titicaca. Nestled up high in the Andes, this lake is shared between Peru and Bolivia, and it’s the biggest in South America. Not surprisingly, being at the shore of the lake and … more »
Chicago Getaway Hostel: a cool hang out!
Chicago is a great city to hang out. A lot of live music, restaurants, art: this is metropolitan life at its best! The same exact feeling applies to Chicago Getaway Hostel, where we stayed at during the time we spent in Chicago. The moment you enter the spacious lobby of … more »
La Casa Fiztcarraldo: sleeping in Mick Jagger’s room!
To visit the Peruvian side of the Amazon, we arrived in the jungle city of Iquitos and spent some time in town before going into the wild. La Casa Fitzcarraldo was our base to explore the biggest city within the Amazon and we spent a few days, no more no … more »
Parina Atacama: an apart-hotel in the Atacama Desert
Arriving in the Atacama Desert means coming to a place surrounded by endlessly arid landscapes, rough mountains, starching sun during the day and surprisingly low temperatures during the night. To enjoy the desert experience to the fullest you are going to have to rough it up during the day and … more »
Cabanas Rapa Nui Orito: staying in Easter Island’s countryside
Most hotels and hostels in Hanga Roa, Easter Island, tend to concentrate downtown, around the main road. Some others, like Cabanas Rapa Nui Orito, offer an alternative way to spend your time on the island, by staying in the in-lands, the “countryside”. Less than 10 minutes car ride from … more »
Tea Nui Hotel & Cabins: welcoming A&Z to Easter Island
We landed on Easter Island with the excitement that one normally feels arriving at one of those places that you know you’ll most probably be at once in your lifetime! The team from Tea Nui knows how to receive eager tourists and introduces them to the Island in a way that … more »
The best view in Puerto Natales at Weskar Patagonian Lodge
Weskar Lodge in Puerto Natales (Southern Chile) is probably the hotel with the best view in the entire region. Our room overlooked the snow capped peaks and the serene blue bay of Puerto Natales. The hotel is situated about 10 minutes walk from the city center – they can … more »