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View from Villarrica volcano on the surrounding National Park, Chile
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🇨🇱 A Hiker’s Guide to Chile National Parks

Be ready to hop on the train of Adventure and we swear: it’ll be a beautiful ride. There has to be something for you here somewhere, as Chile takes care of 41 National Parks, 45 Reserves and 17 Natural Monuments. The National Parks of Chile are indeed wide, wild, and many of them are frighteningly remote. But at the end of a long rocky road, the wonders of untouched Nature await. In active volcanoes and Patagonian glaciers, in fjords and high-altitude deserts, they await. And always with the most colourful wildlife you’ve ever seen. We’ve partnered with some of our …

Altillo Lake in Sangay NP, Ecuador
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🇪🇨 A Hiker’s Guide to the National Parks in Ecuador

Step off the beaten trail and take a dive into the unexpected. Ecuador, despite being the 4th smallest country in South America, abounds in natural wonders. The land of volcanoes, famous for the mythical Galápagos islands and the Middle of the Earth, offers stunning and varied landscapes to nature lovers and adventure hikers. It counts with 11 national parks and 24 more areas –reserves and refuges– that are nationally protected. Making their way from the top of high-standing plateaus down to the ocean’s coast or into the midst of the jungle, we’ve asked fellow travellers to introduce us to their …

Viewpoint on Lago Escondido, Nahuel Huapi National Park, near Bariloche
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7 (+1) Tips to Travel More Often

Get up, go to work. Smile at your colleagues, small-talk in the lift. Work, work, and then watch Netflix and go to bed. Is this your life? But maybe what you really want is to travel — to travel longer and more often? Well, we have good news: it’s much easier than you think. We swear. We’ve been there, wondering and worrying. And then we took the leap: quit our jobs, went for a 10-month trip through South America, and then came back and found a new job. Just as easy as it sounds. We’re giving you here some travel tips …

Closeup of a boat on the beach in Florianopolis Brazil
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🇧🇷 [Itinerary] 2 or 3 Weeks in Brazil

If you go in search of the soul of Brazil, beware: you could well leave a bit of your own. This is a huge and friendly land, both mysterious and welcoming; mysterious in the unexplored thickness of the Amazon jungle to the west; welcoming in the lively cities and beaches on its tropical coast. Modern explorers, hear out! There are areas of Brazil where humanity has never set foot. So for this itinerary of 2 or 3 weeks in Brazil, let’s stick to one part, shall we? Chances are that this Brazil travel guide contains affiliate links. We’re not selling …

Graffiti mural of an aboriginal man in Rio de Janeiro by Kobra
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🇧🇷 Backpacking Brazil: Tips & Destinations

There’s samba, football and festivals. There are beautiful hips wearing the shortest of clothes. There are even kids playing with guns in the favelas. And then there’s the authentic Brazil, the one we love, that is a mix of all that and even more. The more we crossed the country, the more we fell in love with it. With its food, its lively cities, its culture and its nature; but especially with its people, among the friendliest we’ve ever met. For all that, we’ve put together this guide with our best backpacking travel tips and our favourite destinations in Brazil. …

atacama chile geyser
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🇨🇱 [Itinerary] 2 or 3 Weeks in Chile

Chile, the inconceivable land. A stretch of land that patches together the most diverse and unique landscapes. If you’re a city animal, you’ll love to live the life in and around the capital; nature lovers are certainly split between the dry deserts in the north, and the rugged icy mountains in the south. Our itinerary for 2 and 3 weeks in Chile isn’t a promise for everything – you’ll have to make a choice. But whichever direction you decide, we’re sure you will love the country. When you’re hundreds of kilometres and a dozen of bus rides older, everything will …

northwest argentina cachi streets
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🇦🇷 [Itinerary] 2 or 3 Weeks in Argentina

How will we find the words to tell you? We loved Argentina so much, we hope you’ll love it too. But we won’t take on the task to convince you – we’ll rather let the country charm you. If this starts like a song, may its music carry your steps. Of course, 2 or 3 weeks in Argentina are not nearly enough to discover all its treasures; especially if you care about the environment (more about that in a bit). With this in mind, we’re giving you what we think is the best Argentina itinerary for your short time there; …

Landscape near Uyuni, Bolivia with a volcano background
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🇧🇴 [Itinerary] 2 or 3 Weeks in Bolivia

One thing for sure is that Bolivia won’t leave you indifferent. The poorest and less developed country on the continent offers a rough ride to backpackers; and a promise to the most adventurous amongst us. Even in places where tourism is high, comfort is low. Even locations that are easily accessible seem like worlds apart. A country of extremes –like South America is–, Bolivia is both demanding and rewarding. Dive in our Bolivia itinerary to plan 2 or 3 weeks packed with adventures. There is really no need to book your Uyuni Salt Flats tour in advance. Read here how …

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🇵🇪 [Itinerary] 2 or 3 Weeks in Peru

Peru surprises, intrigues, and fascinates. It’s on half the world’s top dream destinations, but at the same time it remains fairly unknown. Everybody wants to see the Machu Picchu, but few travellers care to explore around. And yet, imagine paying to enter the Louvre to only see the Mona Lisa. Our itinerary for 2 and 3 weeks in Peru bring you out of the Sacred Valley, to other latitudes, other realities. In fact, we’ve created 3 Peru itineraries: one in the north for 2 weeks in Peru with beach; one in the south for a 2 week Peru itinerary with …