Tourists don't know where they've been, travellers don't know where they're going.

Paul Theroux

Author: Jon


Andalusia 🇪🇸

Top tip…. If you want to visit the Alhambra, one of the finest palaces in Europe, book your tickets at least two months in advance. On the website it advises you to

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Brazil’s Costa Verde 🇧🇷

Brazil’s Costa Verde stretches from Rio de Janeiro, around the coast to the city of São Paulo. It is a stunning, verdant coastline, with jungle and and Brazil’s Atlantic Rainforest reaching the

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Iguaçu (Iguazu) Falls 🇧🇷 🇦🇷

The name, “Iguaçu” in Brazil and Iguazú in Argentina, comes from the Guarani words “y“, meaning “water”, and “ûasú“, meaning “big”. Literally “Big Water”. Not quite as poetic as Mosi-oa-Tunya the name

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Life as a Gaucho 🇺🇾

The Estancia Panagea is a working cattle ranch, located deep in the Uruguayan countryside and miles from anywhere. It is a 970 hectare working ranch about 40 km northwest of Tacuarembó with 1,100 cattle, 1,800 sheep and 74 horses.

Our home for three days to experience life as a gaucho…

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Colonia del Sacramento 🇺🇾

Uruguay, or more specifically Colonia del Sacramento, is just across the Rio de la Plata from Buenos Aries. When I say ‘just across’, the River Plate is some 50km wide at this

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Buenos Aires 🇦🇷

Internal flights in Argentina are, for some reason, particularly strict about the weight of your checked in bags. Packing up, and leaving our hotel in Salta therefore, was a frenetic exercise in

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Potosí 🇧🇴

In 1544, Diego Huallpa, a local Inca was out searching for an escaped llama when he stopped to build a fire in the shadow of a mountain. In Quechua the name of

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