South America

Welcome to the section of my site that’s all about my favourite place in the world – South America. I spent five months there travelling overland from Colombia to Brazil through six countries – and completely fell in love. This continent is so rich in adventure, culture, and gorgeous landscapes.

Use the content menu below to hunt for a specific destination, or scroll down to browse the general content.


Oh, and check out this post all about my five-month trip through South America for a breakdown of all my favourite travel stories. It’s a great way to get an idea of how to structure your own route!

All my latest South America posts are below, but reach out if you have a specific question and I’ll do my best to help out…

Magic Fountains Park in Lima

Five of the Best Things to do in Lima

  • Peru

From street art to ceviche, make the most of Peru’s capital with my round-up of some of the best things to do in quirky, cultural Lima…



The fourth stop in our Brazil itinerary, Paraty, was a bit of an odd choice given our current northern location, but, as I mentioned before… Read More »Paraty

Porto Seguro

Porto Seguro

  • Brazil

I’ve already mentioned that one side effect of the World Cup in Brazil this year was the stadiums driving visitors to towns which previously weren’t… Read More »Porto Seguro