Minimalist Packing for Everest Base Camp Trek Choosing what to bring on a 16-day trek in the Himalayas is not easy. Without a porter to carry our gear, we wanted our loads to be as minimalist as possible yet still have enough gear to be warm and comfortable.
How Much To Trek Everest Base Camp/Gokyo Lakes Trekking in Nepal’s Himalayas is one experience that had been sitting on our bucket list for a long time. Finally, getting the chance to walk among the highest peaks on the planet, we can honestly say it has been one of the top hiking journeys, Read More
Myanmar Budget Travel Breakdown Budget: $50 USD per day for 2 people Total Spent: $1303 Number of Days: 28 Average per day Spent: $46.53
How Much We Spent in Bolivia Budget: $50 per day for 2 people Total Spent: $2007 USD Number of Days: 15 Average per day Spent: $133.80 USD per day for 2 people
Relax in the Heart of Elqui Valley: Casa Puka Yana Bed and Breakfast Garden of Eden in Elqui Valley Chile’s Elqui Valley is positioned adjacent to the seaside resort of La Serena, stretching into the Andean foothills. The area is well known for producing grapes, papayas, and avocados and is home to, Read More
How Much We Spent in Peru Budget: $50 per day for 2 people Total Spent: $1,306 USD Number of Days: 30 Average per day Spent: $44 USD per day for 2 people Peru is a bargain destination. We saved money by volunteering at a hostel in Huanchaco for a week with free use of, Read More
Ten Reasons to Visit Ecuador Discover Quito’s charm. Old town Quito in particular is fascinating, old churches, cobblestone streets. You can find good food in the bohemian district of La Ronda and maybe catch street buskers busting out tunes (click here for video of La Ronda). Take the Teleferico to get great views, Read More
What We Spent in Ecuador Budget: $50 per day for 2 people Total Spent: $771 Number of Days: 15 Average per day Spent: $51.40 UDS per day for 2 people Ecuador uses U.S. dollars for currency and prices in general were more expensive compared to Columbia. Water was one of our biggest expenses, often, Read More
When Amazonas Airlines unexpectedly cancelled all flights in and out of Rurrenabaque, we found ourselves with three extra days in this small corner of Bolivia. With the encouragement of some travel companions we walked into the office of MaxAdventures to inquire about a jungle tour in Madidi National Park.
We came to Isla del Sol to unwind for a couple of days at the start of our Bolivia travels. With a bit of research and a stroke of luck we stumbled upon one of Isla del Sol’s hidden secrets, Ecolodge Casa de la Sirena.