South America

The Salto Sapo is a waterfalls in the Canaima Lagoon that is located in the same national park as the famous Angel Falls. After doing the tour of the world’s highest falls, the second part of your trip to Canaima National Park began: touring the Salto Sapo waterfalls. At first I wasn’t really thrilled to see…
Have you always wanted to see the world’s highest waterfalls? Or climb the mountain from the movie “Up”? Both Angel Falls and Mount Roraima is located in one of the most dangerous country in the world: Venezuela. But what if I told you there is a fairly safe way to enter Venezuela? Where you…
At the tail end of my trip in Colombia, my next destination was going to be Venezuela. However, Venezuela is known to be a dangerous country and flying to Caracas is out of the question. There is only one way to safely enter Venezuela and that is through Brazil from Boa Vista. For me…
Iguazu Falls was the last of the Seven Wonders of Nature I needed to see. During my one year trip around the world, I was determined to see it no matter what. Originally, my plan was to see the Brazil side. However, when you are travel, plans always change and I ended up seeing…
My time in Colombia is one of my favourite since traveling around the world for one year. Thanks to low prices in comparison to westernized countries, I never had to be paranoid with my Colombian spending. Looking at my spending below, if I never renewed my passport in Colombia, I would have spent 1,005.12 CAD in…
While I was in Ecuador, the locals gave me one piece of advice before I travelled to Colombia. They said, I need to make sure to visit Villa de Leyva and Barichara because they’re beautiful towns. Apparently, when local Colombians go on vacation, those are the two towns they take their families to. The idea of…
I had 4.5 months left in my one year around the world trip when realized I was running low on money. Knowing this, I started looking for a solution to spend significantly less money while traveling. I wanted to finish this round the world trip without missing any of the key places I really want to see. That’s…
Do you plan on travelling to Ecuador? If so, then you must make sure you do all the adventure activities mentioned below! I personally did not know anything about Ecuador besides the Swing at the End of the World. And only because “the Swing” is always mentioned as one of those top 50 or…
Traveling to the Amazon Rainforest is not exactly something I am excited about. When I was a kid, I watched a movie called Arachnophobia where a giant spider from the Amazon Rainforest stowed away on someone’s pack and mated with a house spider in the USA. The result? Giant poisonous spiders that kills tons…
Traveling to Peru to see Machu Picchu is a dream come true for most people. For the longest time, the number one place I’ve always wanted to see in the world is Machu Picchu. I learned about this amazing place back when I was in Grade 6 social studies and ever since then, I’ve…