Suriname – Paramaribo & Isadou Island

Sandwiched between Guyana and French Guiana, Suriname welcomes approximately 280,000 tourists annually. It is a former Dutch colony and is considered one of South America’s hidden treasures. We arrived to Suriname on the ferry from French Guiana, and our itinerary included several days in Paramaribo followed by several days at Isadou Island on the Suriname…Continue reading Suriname – Paramaribo & Isadou Island

Brazil – Foz, Bonito, Pantanal, Paraty, Rio, Teresopolis & Ouro Preto

Our first three weeks in Brazil were a whirlwind! After crossing the border from Argentina to Brazil at Iguazu Falls, we entered into Foz do Iguaçu. Visiting the world’s largest waterfall from both sides (Argentina and Brazil) was well worth the effort because it absolutely stunned. And yes, we did think it was way prettier…Continue reading Brazil – Foz, Bonito, Pantanal, Paraty, Rio, Teresopolis & Ouro Preto

Argentina – Purmamarca, Salta, Cafayate, Mendoza, Bariloche, El Chalten, El Calafate, Ushuaia, Puerto Madryn, Buenos Aires & Iguazu

We spent over a month in Argentina and fell in love with its diversity, food, wine, and amazing scenery. What an amazing country! The multicolored hues from Purmamarca up in the north impressed, and the horseback riding and white water rafting of Salta were fun diversions. Once we entered wine country (Cafayate and Mendoza), we…Continue reading Argentina – Purmamarca, Salta, Cafayate, Mendoza, Bariloche, El Chalten, El Calafate, Ushuaia, Puerto Madryn, Buenos Aires & Iguazu

Chile – Santiago, Pucon, Futaleufu, Coyhaique, Puerto Rio Tranquilo, Puerto Natales & Torres del Paine National Park

We entered Chile from Argentina and bounced in between both countries all the way down to the southernmost tip of South America. Our first few days in Chile were a bit ominous as we started in Santiago, which was still in full protest mode weeks after the government announced a hike to the metro fare.…Continue reading Chile – Santiago, Pucon, Futaleufu, Coyhaique, Puerto Rio Tranquilo, Puerto Natales & Torres del Paine National Park