Backpacking South America Episode 8: Valparaiso, Santiago, and Mendoza

In this episode, we explore the three major northeastern cities of Argentina and Chile: Valparaiso, Santiago, and Mendoza. All three cities offered us different perspectives and unique charms. Please enjoy our adventures and lessons learned! …

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Eight Days in Valparaiso, Santiago, and Mendoza

In February of 2020, we traveled through the major northeastern cities of Argentina and Chile: Valparaiso, Santiago, and Mendoza. All three cities offered us different perspectives and unique charms. For ideas on where to visit …

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Backpacking South America Episode 5: East Coast Patagonia

In this episode, we explore the vast differences between the East Coast Patagonian desert and mountains during our visits to Puerto Madryn and Ushuaia, two very cute towns with a lot to offer their visitors. …

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Seven Days in East Coast Patagonia

We traveled along the east coast of Patagonian Argentina in January of 2020. We were struck by how vast and diverse the Patagonian region actually is, spanning from the Pacific to the Atlantic, across snow …

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Backpacking South America Episode 4: Buenos Aires

Although most of our videos for Season 3 will encompass entire regions and countries, we spent nearly a week in Buenos Aires and it seems to demand its own video as a standout city in …

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Five Days in Buenos Aires (Over New Year’s)

We spent about a week in the beautiful Buenos Aires over New Years 2020 and were quite happy with our choice. BA is a very festive city with plenty to do over an entire week, …

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Backpacking South America Episode 3: Uruguay

During the third phase of our hiatus, we are backpacking across South America and our third stop was the beautiful and diverse Uruguay, including stops in Salto, Montevideo, Punta del Este, and Colonia. We hope …

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Eight Days in Uruguay (Over Christmas)

We traveled to Uruguay for the Christmas season in 2019 and left feeling relaxed. While more expensive for US Citizens than its neighbors due to its relative financial stability, it is still quite affordable, safe, …

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Backpacking South America Episode 1: Southeast Brazil

During the third phase of our hiatus, we are backpacking across South America, starting with Brazil! This season, our videos will include overviews of each city we visit as well as lessons we learn in …

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Five Days in Rio de Janiero

In December 2019, we traveled to Brazil for two weeks. Below is our itinerary for the five days we spent in Rio, a city with some of the most beautiful and unique topography in the …

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