South America

How to visit the christ the redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro

Christ the Redeemer: A Guide to Visiting Brazil’s Most Famous Landmark

Which city is famous for a mountaintop statue of Christ the redeemer? Why Rio of course! You’d think a giant statue of Jesus overlooking a city would be hard to miss, but Rio de Janeiro is a big city! But a visit to this sprawling Brazilian city is not complete without a visit to one …

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Where to stay in Santiago Chile

Where to Stay in Santiago Chile: A Guide to Finding the Best Place to Stay in Santiago Chile

Where to Stay in Santiago Chile: Advice from a local expat about the best neighborhoods to stay in Santiago! Find the best places to stay in Santiago Chile, plus everything else you need to know about visiting, staying and getting around the city. We created this guide in collaboration with guest author Marie Gouasmi, an expat …

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Find the best Lima Neighborhoods to stay in our Where to Stay in Lima guide

Where to Stay in Lima: A Guide to The Best Places to Stay in Lima Peru

Where to Stay in Lima Peru: Advice from a local expat and travel writer about the best neighborhoods to stay in Lima! Find the best place to stay in Lima, plus everything else you need to know about visiting and staying in Lima Peru, including Lima neighborhoods to visit, the best places in Lima to explore, …

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Our where to stay in Quito guide will help you find the best places to stay in Quito Ecuador

Where to Stay in Quito: A Guide to the Best Places to Stay in Quito Ecuador

Where to Stay in Quito, Ecuador! A fascinating South American capital nestled high in the Andes Mountains, our Quito travel guide covers everything you need to know about the different neighborhoods, getting in, getting around and other useful Quito travel tips. We created this guide in collaboration with guest author Céline Gunther, an expat living …

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Bolivian Hospital Nightmare: Worst Case of Diarrhea Ever!

The runs, the bends, the trots…whatever you call it, it’s bound to happen to everyone, especially during extended travel to strange and unfamiliar regions. Usually, it comes and goes without any cause for concern. Less common are visits to the hospital. There are many countries in the world where I’m comfortable with the standard of …

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