The city of Arequipa is more than a just a stop-off city used to visit Colca Canyon. It’s also a great place for foodies to spend some time. The city itself is filled with several picantería restaurants serving traditional Peruvian dishes, contrasted with modern cafes serving hearty breakfasts and delicious locally grown coffee. Here are our top picks of the best restaurants, breakfast spots and cafés in Arequipa.
Known as Bolivia’s ‘White City’, the beautiful colonial-era architecture of Sucre and it’s warm climate makes it a wonderful place to visit and explore. And with an exceptionally low cost of living, your money will go a long way. You can enjoy high-quality Spanish lessons, delicious food and nights out for half the price compared to other South America countries. Everything you need to know including the best things to do in Sucre and a planned 2-day itinerary is here in our guide.
La Paz, Bolivia’s largest city, is a vibrant, multi-cultural metropolis sat at a lofty height of 3,600m. Here are the 13 best things to do in La Paz.
Pailon del Diablo – also known as the Devils Cauldron, is Ecuador’s tallest waterfall and plunges 61 metres (200 ft) into a vast pool of jagged rocks and powerful rapids. There are three ways to get there, all taking you along the beautiful ‘Route of Waterfalls’ just outside of Baos. Here’s everything you need to know about how to get there and the best way to experience this incredible natural wonder.
Baños is one of the great backpacker towns, filled with fun activities, great restaurants, and a handful of quality hostels as well. The town is all about the adventure, with white-water rafting, waterfall rappelling, and hiking trails all on offer, so you will want to make sure you are staying somewhere nice to get a decent night sleep after all the fun. Here’s our top 3 backpacker hostel picks for Baños, Ecuador.
Bolivia’s salt flats are one of the most popular destinations in South America alongside Machu Picchu and the Atacama Desert. Here are 6 reasons why the Uyuni Salt Flats are well worth it.
The world’s largest and highest salt flat is a must-visit for travellers all around the world. You need to visit Bolivia during specific months to capture this unique reflection, so keep reading to find out when the best time to visit Salar de Uyuni for the mirror effect is and some tips on how to take that perfect photo.
The urban sprawl of La Paz is covered by a network of cheap cable cars that take you from witches’ markets to Cholita wrestling arenas to epic viewpoints. Top this off with beautiful backdrop of mountains and lush jungle valleys surrounding the city – travellers won’t struggle to keep themselves busy in this crazy city. We’ve outlined a 3-day and 5-day itinerary to help you plan your time in La Paz.
From the metropolis of La Paz surrounded by glaciated peaks and lush valleys, to the beautiful white expanse of the Uyuni salt flat – Bolivia is an incredible country with a variety of things to do to suit every traveller. Here’s the perfect three week backpacking itinerary for Bolivia so you can fit it all in!
Cochabamba is a Bolivian town off the beaten tourist track which is best used as a base to visit the incredible Torotoro National Park. Spend a day or two here to plan your adventures in Torotoro – here’s a guide to Cochabamba with everything from the best things to do, to great hostels to the best places to eat.