24 Hours In: Lima

24 Hours In: Lima

So you’ve done downtown, perhaps biked along the coast, but what next? Our Lima locals can give you a hand! Here’s the rundown of what you should do with 24 hours in Lima. First, start with a walk to Parque Kennedy, in the centre of Miraflores. From there, you can visit...

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Photo of the Week: Sunshine at Rio Carnival

Photo of the Week: Sunshine at Rio Carnival

Last week, our Rio de Janeiro partners took over our Instagram for The Local Takeover and shot some really cool pictures of the infamous Rio Carnival. It was hard to choose just one photo to post up for this week’s Photo of the Week, but this shot eventually took the...

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Need to Know: Brazil

Need to Know: Brazil

As the World Cup comes storming into Rio this year, 2014 is going to be a pretty big one for Brazil. If you’re lucky enough to be heading to this vibrant, passionate South American country this year, we think there are a few things you should before you head out....

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24 hours in: Rio de Janeiro

24 hours in: Rio de Janeiro

Rio is one of the most amazing cities in the world, and we hope that you have more than 24 hours to take in everything it has to offer. From the food to the beaches, Rio has something for everyone, and here’s how we think you should make the most...

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Photo of the Week: Dia de Muertos

Photo of the Week: Dia de Muertos

This week’s Photo of the Week comes from our friends at Mexico City Urban Adventures. These mildly creepy, yet beautifully creative figures (called Catrinas) are synonymous with celebrating Dia de Muertos, otherwise known as ‘Day of the Dead’, a Mexican holiday celebrated throughout Mexico and elsewhere around the world. This...

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Traveller Stories: Lisa in Ecuador

Traveller Stories: Lisa in Ecuador

Lisa was seeking authentic ceviche while in Ecuador, and was determined to have some. Here’s her story: “I had just finished shopping for a Galapagos souvenir, when I saw it; an advertisement for ceviche. I had to catch my ride back to my vessel, should I attempt the order and risk being late? Yes! There...

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Photo of the Week: Contrasts in Cusco

Photo of the Week: Contrasts in Cusco

This week’s pick for photo of the week is by our local partner in Lima, Mary. We love the composition of the photo, and the colours are beautiful. The photo, taken at a church in Cusco, has a somber feel to it, despite the array of bright colours.

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