Tag Archives: south america

Three days in Cartagena

Based on a cheap ticket I found, I used Colombia as a hub to get into Peru (why not explore an extra country along the way?). Since I am, for the most part, a budget traveller, I knew in Peru I wanted to stay in

Machu Picchu

An obvious site to see if you are going to Peru is Machu Picchu. I decided to end my trip with this UNESCO world heritage site as I thought it would be a nice way to wrap everything up. However, if I could go back,

Flights and Phones that Don’t Work

Anyone who knows me knows I am not a planner. So why did I think it would be a good idea to book my South America trip all at once? JFK –> Cartagena Cartagena –> Lima Lima –> Cusco Cusco –> JFK ^^ Worst decision

Hostile Hostel

Peru had been at the top of my never-ending bucket-list for years. I had a mini meltdown in the fall of 2015 and seriously considered moving there without ever having seen it. So when I arrived in January two years later, I was excited to watch