Car rental in Colombia?

Car rental in Colombia?

Depending on where you drive in Colombia it can be both a great experience or a very challenging one. For many years the roads of Colombia have been difficult and dangerous. However, during the past years, Colombia has seen a drastic change and the roads, after so...
Travelling to North Peru: Tarapoto & Chachapoyas

Travelling to North Peru: Tarapoto & Chachapoyas

When we travelled 15 years ago to the North of Peru, the infrastructure was very very basic, with almost no hotels or hostels and with roads that were unpaved, narrow, steep and curvy, making any day trip long and very adventurous. The destination was a truly off the...
San Andres or Providencia?

San Andres or Providencia?

While what everyone writes about San Andres it very true: a lot of regional tourism, a lot of big hotels, not a great city – it does have a lot of great things too. It is a perfect place to relax on the beach, rent a buggy to explore the tiny island and go on an...
Does the Zika virus affect your trip to Latin America?

Does the Zika virus affect your trip to Latin America?

All information correct as of Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016 With the recent outbreak of the Zika virus in the Americas, many travelers have been asking us how they can prevent being infected while seeing the wonders of Latin America and whether or not it affects their...
First Dreamliner for South America

First Dreamliner for South America

With the merge of two very popular airlines, TAM and LAN, South America’s getting its first dreamliner – that huge new plane with the vaulted ceilings and fancy gadgets everyone’s just giddy about. LAN will begin flying the mammoth to L.A.,...
Racing cars in Buenos Aires on 9 de Julio avenue

Racing cars in Buenos Aires on 9 de Julio avenue

The 9 de Julio Avenue in Buenos Aires is often said to be the widest avenue in the world with twelve lanes and another two-lane road immediately next to it on each side. Whether it is actually the widest road in the world or not, it is without a doubt an impressive...