There are two things that really piss travellers off: long lines, and wasting money. At Lima’s Jorge Chavez International Airport, you get both, compliments of what just might be the sneakiest airport scam I’ve ever witnessed.
Category: South America
Santa Cruz is where you’ll find those incredible Galapagos tortoises, along with the Charles Darwin research station and the cute town of Puerto Ayora.
While Machu Picchu may be Peru’s crown jewel, the actual journey to get there is nearly just as jaw-dropping. The Sacred Valley holds an incredible array of Inca ruins, which can all be found along the route leading up to the famed peak.
Few places compare to the Galapagos Islands when it comes to the amount of wildlife in completely untouched habitats. Here are some of the most popular species.
Cartagena is the perfect place to learn to salsa dance like those hip-shaking Colombians, and you can do just that at a place appropriately called Crazy Salsa.
Offering a spectacular view of arguably the most famous spot in the entire Galapagos Islands, the island of Bartolome is like something out of a movie.
As the highest capital city in the world and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Quito and its gorgeous historic centre should be on everyone’s must-see list.
When I discovered there is an entire church dug out of salt in Colombia, I obviously had to go check it out! Here’s a look at the incredible Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá.
Floreana is not only home to turtles and flamingos, but just so happens to be one of the few Galapagos Islands that is also inhabited by people.
Ranked as one of the 7 Wonders of the World, this awe-inspiring site does not disappoint those who make the long trip into the rainforests of Peru and up the hairpin turns of the mountain to reach the former home of the Incas.