Monday April 21, 2014
Backpacker life in South America is often colorful, sometimes uncomfortable and always interesting, and one of the best parts of travel on the continent is the wide variety of accommodation and the people you can meet there.
From the idyllic beachside hostels opening directly on to the sand to the best party hostels where some amazing nights out begin, different people will have different criteria when they consider their favorite hostels, and here are some of the best hostels in South America.
Saturday April 19, 2014
For visitors who are paying their first visit to Brazil, and who have a keen passion for food and particularly well cooked meat, a visit to a rodizio restaurant is one of the experiences that has to be tried at least once during a visit.
At its most basic level, a rodizio restaurant is a type of Brazilian steakhouse, where diners are served with a variety of different meats and can choose what type of meat they would like to eat. Learn more about rodizio.
Image (c)Arnold Gartilao
Thursday April 17, 2014
Going out on the town for a good night is a great way to see a part of a city's culture that you wouldn't normally get to see by just visiting the sights, and there are some great places in South America for those looking to party. Whether you are looking for massive club nights with the world's best DJ's, dancing venues or places with a laid back vibe, there are plenty of cities across the continent worth visiting.
Here are some of the most popular destinations for those looking for excellent nightlife in South America.
Friday March 28, 2014
Known as the Paris of South America, few tourists realize just what a large city Buenos Aires really is - in fact it's only second to Sao Paulo. This means there are plenty of neighborhoods with great hotels, restaurants and shopping. Yet each have their own sense of character and can be quite far from what you want to see in the city.
To make sure you choose the right neighborhood check out where to stay in Buenos Aires.