More and more wine lovers are travelling to ‘Salta – La Linda’ (meaning Salta – The Beautiful) to visit the world famous vineyards and enjoy the magnificent mountain landscapes paired with high-quality wines and delicious regional foods. Here are the best things to do in Salta along with a city guide with the best places to stay and eat.
With three main islands to visit and hundreds of day tours, the Galapagos islands can turn into an expensive visit. It doesn’t need to be though, as each island has a host of hikes, museums and nature reserves to visit that are just as good as a tour and cost absolutely nothing. Here’s a list of all the best free activities on the Galapagos islands.
The famous salt flat of Bolivia is at the top of traveller bucket lists visiting South America. The endless expanse of white salt, the other-worldly reflection effect when it rains, and all the incredible lakes, volcanoes, and mountains make it one of the best tours on the continent. Here’s a complete guide to Salar De Uyuni with everything you need to know about the town of Uyuni and how to organise a salt flats tour.
Humahuaca is one of 3 small towns along the scenic Route 9 in Argentina’s north-west. The laid-back vibe of the town and beautiful arid landscapes surrounding it are the perfect escape for backpackers who want to get off the beaten track. Here’s everything you need to know about the town, including the 10 best things to do in Humahuaca.
Argentina’s north-east has more in common with its neighbour Bolivia than the big European style cities of Salta and Buenos Aires. Which means it’s perfect for travellers who are looking to travel on a budget and stay off the beaten track. Tilcara is one of three popular towns along Route 9 and is well worth your time. Everything you need to know is here in our list of best things to do and Tilcara town guide.
Choosing between a one-day or three-day tour is simple. Do you want to see more amazing natural sights and spend a little bit extra? Or are you in a rush and on a budget? Here’s a side-by-side comparison of the 1-day and 3-day Salar De Uyuni tours so you can pick the one that works best for your trip!
Known as the wild west of Bolivia, the unusually striking red rock formations, canyons and mountains are the main attractions for travellers in Tupiza. It’s also a fantastic pitstop when crossing the border into northern Argentina, and vice versa. Everything you need to know about Tupiza is here in our guide along with the best things to do whilst there.
So, you have one month to see the best highlights of the incredible continent of South America – but with over 10 countries to choose from it can be hard to decide where to go and what route to follow. That’s why we’ve outlined four incredible 1-month South America itineraries for you below so there’s an option for every type of backpacker.
With fantastic weather, cheap cost of living and the ever-popular reggaetón music, you won’t struggle to find some amazing party hostels throughout South America. We’ve tried and failed to pick just one hostel in each country. Here are the 8 best party hostels on the continent of South America.
No matter how good you are when travelling, it seems like plastic waste from your toiletries is impossible to cut down. Having to replace shampoo, shower gel and toothpaste every few weeks means leaving a trail of plastic behind you. Luckily, the world has started to adapt to this problem and is now providing innovative ways to reduce your plastic waste. Here ‘s our top 6 items to help keep your toiletry bag plastic-free.