South America Awards

A few days after leaving and a little relaxation later, we can properly reflect on our 3 months on the continent. We figured an easy, informative and hopefully entertaining way to do that is via some awards! So, here's our own limited rankings of our experiences... Best overall experience Inca Trail. A hard, wet, hot … Continue reading South America Awards

It’s not always sunny in Rio de Janeiro, and other things we learned in Cidade Maravilhosa

1. It's not always sunny in Rio de Janeiro! Our first two days were actually overcast and wet, which unfortunately limits your options in a city so focused on it's beaches and mountains. We did do a walking tour of the historical Centro though, which was well worth it. 2. Pay-by-weight food is a THING … Continue reading It’s not always sunny in Rio de Janeiro, and other things we learned in Cidade Maravilhosa

Taking the leap: booking that one-way flight.

We've booked our out-bound flight. Yep, that one-way out-bound flight with only the bags on our backs! We booked a flight with TAP air that takes us from Heathrow to Lisbon and then onto Rio de Janeiro the following day. As mentioned in a previous post, we try to book as much as we can … Continue reading Taking the leap: booking that one-way flight.