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6 Amazing Treks in South America

If you love exploring the raw beauty and untamed outdoors of the countries you visit, you should know that the entire continent of South America is waiting for you! There are so many amazing treks in South America with each one we are about to suggest offering different ecology, landscapes, and experiences. You will have to be prepared for some …

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Budget Backpacking in Patagonia: Quick Tips to SAVE BIG

Patagonia. The apex of the trekking world. The scenery is unrivalled, and no other wilderness destination is highlighted on so many travellers to do lists like Patagonia. However, the problem for some may be that it can be VERY expensive. Let me tell you that it IS POSSIBLE to pull off budget backpacking in Patagonia. We spent a solid three weeks hiking the …

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4 Highlights of Travelling Colombia

Forget everything you know about Colombia… Finished? Good. Because Colombia has turned a full 180 and has opened its arms to travellers, quickly establishing itself as a backpacker haven. Trying to name only 4 highlights of travelling Colombia is a real challenge. This incredible country has everything from tropical coastlines, exciting cities, uncharted Amazon, heck, even snowcapped mountains if that’s …

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How to be a Traveller, NOT a Tourist

Let’s get the record straight. Travellers and tourists are NOT the same thing! I try to make this case to friends and family just to be met by laughter. Sure I stick out like a sore thumb anywhere I go. Maybe it’s because I look hopelessly lost, or because I totally mess up the locals customs when I try to …

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6 Incredible Backpacking Experiences in Cuba

The late nights dancing your ass off in salsa clubs (with maybe two too many mojitos). The pristine landscapes Vinales and Baracoa that will have any outdoor enthusiast drooling. I could go on and on. There are simply too many incredible backpacking experiences in Cuba to cover in one trip! We tried our best in just over two weeks, but there …

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Why you should NOT book a Merzouga tour

The Sahara desert is a premier travel experience in Morocco – but be warned. Before you go booking anything, you should know the facts. I want to share why you should NOT book a Merzouga tour. That’s right. DON’T DO IT! I have to admit. Lindsay and I were dumbfounded by some of the amazing photos we saw online, and …

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Secluded and SECRET Cenotes in Mexico

You may not know it yet, but cenotes are the crown jewels of the Yucatan peninsula. Not the beaches of Cancun. Not even the pyramids of Chichen Itza! But instead a network of natural pools that spring up in the middle of the jungle and from crumbling caverns below. The secret is out on cenotes, but there are still some …

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Baracoa: Cuba’s Hidden Gem

Far, FAR off the beaten path on Cuba’s southeastern coast lies a hidden treasure. Tucked away in lush green jungles and lined by a beautiful sandy coastline lies Baracoa, a nature lovers paradise! Baracoa’s relative inaccessibility makes it difficult to reach, but the disconnection from the rest of Cuba has preserved its natural beauty and a vibrant small town atmosphere mostly untouched by tourism. A …

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Exploring the Sian Ka’an Reserve

Not too far from the gorgeous beaches and exciting nightlife of Tulum is a little slice of heaven. It’s a spot not too many travellers know about or care to visit, but what they are missing out on is natural beauty at its finest. South of Tulum you can find La Reserva de la Biosfera de Sian Ka’an, a delicate …

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Why you MUST Travel Morocco

To be honest, I’m not even sure where to start! If you have read our Morocco Itinerary post, you already know about our whirlwind trip through this amazing country. There really is something here for everybody. It’s ridiculous when you consider the variety of landscapes that are packed into such as small area. Morocco is the dream destination for any …