South America 2019 – Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

Ben and I love to snorkel. When we were planning this South America trip, we wrote out all the South America-related bucket list items that we had, and snorkelling in the Galapagos Islands were the top of the list. We basically planned the whole trip around the Galapagos Islands. I did a lot of research… Continue reading South America 2019 – Galapagos Islands, Ecuador

South America 2019 – Quito, Ecuador

As we had planned to go to Galapagos Islands, we were instructed by the tour company to arrive in Quito 3 days before our cruise, just to be on the safe side. Ben and I were not expecting very much from Quito, as we viewed it as more of a platform to the amazing-ness that… Continue reading South America 2019 – Quito, Ecuador

South America 2019 – Santiago, Chile

We stayed in Santiago for a couple of days before heading up to Ecuador, and then again just before our flight back to Sydney. We did walk around Santiago, but found it to be quite a bland city. There are museums and sights to see, however, all the information displayed at those places are in… Continue reading South America 2019 – Santiago, Chile

South America 2019 – Glacier Perito Moreno, Argentina

After we finished our epic hike, Ben and I headed over to Argentina to see what we thought was the largest glacier in South America – the Glacier Perito Moreno. This is a lie. The Glacier Perito Moreno is the THIRD largest glacier IN ARGENTINA. The largest glacier in Argentina is just next door to… Continue reading South America 2019 – Glacier Perito Moreno, Argentina

South America 2019 – W Trek, Torres Del Paine, Patagonia

After our sojourn through the Chilean fjords, Ben and I did the W Trek, in Torres Del Paine. This is a 5 day, 4 night hike. There are a few options when hiking through the Torres Del Paine: the O Circuit – this is the most epic option, usually takes between 8 and 10 days… Continue reading South America 2019 – W Trek, Torres Del Paine, Patagonia

South America 2019 – Chilean Fjords, Patagonia

Ben and I recently returned from South America, where we did an amazing cruise through the Chilean Fjords. South America is huge, and it takes a long time to get from one place to the next, and usually, transportation options are limited to car, bus or planes. Renting a car was out of the question… Continue reading South America 2019 – Chilean Fjords, Patagonia

Porto, Portugal

Porto Ben and I were in Porto for 2 days, but I really felt that we could have just been in Porto for 1 day. Porto is more of a walking city, you walk around all day, and you’ll be able to see everything that needs to be seen. We were quite bored on the… Continue reading Porto, Portugal