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Why South America is perfect for backpackers

During a trip to South America I was shocked by the sheer number of travellers who were ‘roughing it’, and quickly came to realize that perhaps the continent is somewhat of a Mecca for budget tourists. Here are five reasons why it’s a fantastic—and popular—option for backpackers.

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What to do in Lima, Peru

Lima is a bustling city with a constant chorus of beeping horns. Fortunately, refuge comes easy thanks to the beautiful coastline. Here are some highlights.

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On a boat: How to save money on your cruise

Trips to the Caribbean usually cost at least $2000 per person, but a week-long cruise to the area will only set you back an average of $600 plus flight—not to mention you’ll enjoy five-star dining and get to see a number of different islands.