Patagonia: The Best of Bariloche

We’ve learned over the last ten months that it’s always more fun when you see, smell, feel, and experience a place for the first time with your very own senses. As a result, we often try to avoid looking at pictures of our next destination prior to our arrival or listen to lengthy descriptions about…

Jungle Adventure in Peru: Tambopata Reserve

Jungle fever? No problem. Peru is 60% jungle and is home to several accessible jungle areas including Iquitos, Manu and Tambopata. Deciding to go to the jungle isn’t the difficult part, it’s deciding which area to go to that can prove challenging. In the end, we opted to go to Tambopata and we have no…

How to Explore Huaraz, Peru

If you like the mountains, add Huaraz to your list. This northern Peru trekking and climbing mecca struck us as a much smaller, better version of Kathmandu. Name a mountain activity and Huaraz has it – climbing, trekking, fishing, mountain biking, camping, glacier-ing, high altitude mountaineering, heli-skiing, the list goes on. And some culture to…

Four Days in the Andes on the Santa Cruz Trek

When you think of Peru, you immediately think of Machu Picchu. When you think of Machu Picchu, your next thought is the Inca trail. It’s no secret that Peru’s claim to fame is one of the new wonders of the world, Machu Picchu. Therefore, it’s obvious why your mind wanders to this magical place when you…

Savoring the Flavors of São Paulo!

While you can certainly keep yourself busy visiting the various museums and exploring São Paulo by foot, one thing that we particularly enjoyed during our time in São Paulo was the incredible cuisine. Here are the savory dishes and drinks that topped our list! Churrascaria: For a set price, you can gain access into carnivore…