Our trips

Our trips

Welcome to Our Trips section! Here you will find all the articles we wrote about the best places we have visited. At some of these places, we stayed for a few weeks. At some of them, we lived for a few months. Whatever the case, we wrote these articles based on our personal experiences. In them, you will find recommendations on the best things to see, advice on how to arrive, where to stay, and what not to miss. As a plus, backpacking tips to help you plan your next adventure. We hope you find them useful.



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Travel Guide to Itacaré


Itacaré is one of the most beautiful beach destinations in the Brazilian Northeast cost. Located in the Bahia State, approximately 270 kilometers away from Salvador de Bahia, this beautiful fishers town is growing every year, getting more and more visits fro...

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The Ultimate Travel Guide to Buzios, Brazil


There's no point in denying that Rio de Janeiro is one of the most beautiful and touristic cities in the whole world. But unfortunately, not many travelers have heard about Buzios, a beautiful peninsula located 170 kilometers away from the famous Brazilian me...

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Bogotá Travel Guide for Backpackers


The capital city of Colombia is one of the mandatory stops when backpacking the country. Located 8,016 feet (2,630 meters) above sea level, this giant metropolis is full of history and natural beauty. Let's talk about everything you need to know before visiti...

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Colombian Caribbean Travel Guide: Destinations & Tips


Everybody knows Colombia is one of the most attractive destinations for backpackers in South America. It's an amazing country, with so much to see and do. But on this occasion, I wanted to share with you our complete travel guide to the Colombian Caribbean, o...

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Medellín Travel Guide for Backpackers


Despite being once known as the most dangerous city in Colombia, Medellín has recovered and it is today one of the most beautiful destinations in the country. Known as "the city of eternal spring" for its mild climate throughout the year, this city in the he...

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Travel guide to Máncora, Peru


When you want to enjoy the beach, the sun, and the sea in Peru, you think of Máncora. It is definitely the place you will want to reach if you are looking to spend time relaxing and enjoying the summer. Known as one of the most important spots for surfing in...

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Cartagena Travel Guide for Backpackers


Cartagena de Indias, or simply Cartagena, is one of the most beautiful destinations in Colombia. It's a city that combines history, natural beauty, and cultural wealth. After spending 3 months in that location, we can say with total conviction that is worth v...

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The Ultimate Travel Guide to Arequipa, Peru


Known by the locals as the White City, Arequipa is a beautiful place where colonial buildings, natural beauty, and a lot of Inca and Spanish history coexist. Home of the most famous Canyon in Peru, the Colca, and surrounded by volcanoes, this amazing place is...

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The Ultimate Travel Guide to Huacachina


When backpacking Peru, there are certain cities and landmarks you simply shouldn't miss. Huacachina is definitely one of them. Located at the beginning of the Ica desert, this beautiful small town looks like it came straight out from a fantasy movie. Famous f...

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Complete Travel Guide to Lima, Peru


Are you traveling to Peru? That's a great decision! Peru is one of the most visited countries in South America, and there is a reason why. From its various landscapes to its incredible cultural wealth, Peru has everything a backpacker might appreciate. But le...

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Backpacking Peru: Top destinations & tips


Peru is one of my favorites countries in the world. I have visited it on 3 different occasions and spent a total of 8 months there. And I'm sure I will be back again. It has so many things to offer! So if you are planning a backpacking adventure through Peru,...

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Complete Maceió Travel Guide


When I arrived in Maceió, I was planning on staying for a few days but I ended up staying for over a month. Truth is I have never heard of this city before, so I wasn't expecting much. Guess what? It pleasantly surprised me! I know one of the worst feelings ...

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Backpacking Colombia: Top destinations & Tips


Once upon a time, Colombia was sadly known as one of the most dangerous countries in South America. Luckily, that has changed. Are you interested in backpacking Colombia? Then let me present to you some of the highlights of this amazing nation that has caught...

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Morro de São Paulo Travel Guide


Morro de São Paulo is a small town located in the Tinharé island. Is one of the most visited places in Bahia State. Warm ocean water and dreamy palm trees decorate perfectly its beautiful beaches. If you are planning on visiting Brazilian's North, this plac...

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Complete Jericoacoara Travel Guide


Between the dunes and the sea, lies a town that seems to be lost in time. It's located 300 kilometers away from Fortaleza, in the northeast Brazilian state of Ceara. Beautiful beaches and the best sunset in Brazil are waiting for you to discover them. So let'...

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Pipa Beach Travel Guide


On the northeast coast of Brazil, in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, a small city is growing slowly but firmly. It's the beautiful Pipa, a fishers and surfers' town that's located 80 kilometers away from Natal, the capital city of the region. Unfortunately,...

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Backpacking Brazil: Top Destinations & Tips


Brazil has gotten a lot of media attention in the last few months, and not for the happiest reasons. Coronavirus pandemic and travel restrictions all over the world haven't made it easy for us travelers planning our next adventure. But, if you are like me, we...

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