Americas

It’s All Ruined! Puno to Cusco – Peru

Puno is a great introduction to Peru. The main city on the Peru side of Lake Titicaca, Puno thrives with local activity in the main square, at the market and on the streets. Being quite similar in culture and lifestyle to western Bolivia, we didn’t...

Rio de Janeiro: Sand, Skin, Soccer, Sugar Loaf – Brazil

For days on end, we sit at plastic tables belonging to the beach huts, drinking caipirinha cocktails and watching all the action on the famous Copacabana Beach of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Shiny black and bronze bodies fill the beach and mosaic beach boulevard, riding bicycles, running,...

Diving into Honduras

Going from Nicaragua’s capital of Managua to the capital of Honduras named Tegucigalpa, can be an easy, seven hour trip on Ticabus’s direct coach service. But the bus only left at 5am the day after we we wanted to leave and we thought as ‘seasoned travelers’,...

Welcome to Canada, eh? – Vancouver & Victoria

For years, we have heard so many wonderful things about Vancouver and Victoria. From Canadians we met traveling, to tourists who merely whisked through the cities during a cruise ship holiday, everyone loved these places. So our expectations were high, especially after spending 33 long...

9 Days in Nicaragua

We’re just in time to catch one of the frequent buses running north from the border (of Costa Rica), after a hassle-free entry into Nicaragua. As we drive along the west side of giant Lake Nicaragua, two volcanic peaks appear on the water, topped with...

Vacation Rentals – Hotel or Apartment?

VIDEO – After buying flights, accommodation can be your next biggest expense when traveling. You can save a lot of money renting an apartment instead of staying in hotels. Especially in developing countries, where you can usually barter for an even better deal. Check out the place...