My first stop in Chile…Santiago

There are some cities you travel to and it becomes more about the people and the hostel rather than the city itself. This is exactly what happened when I went to Santiago, Chile.  I stayed at La Chimba Hostel in Barrio Bellavista and immediately fell in love. The atmosphere was amazing and the staff was…

Cafayate for the day

Sometimes it is about the journey more than the destination. This is absolutely true for the trip to Cafayate from Salta. The drive is about 3-4 hours and takes you through an amazing section of the Andes. After the experience my parents had with our tour to Salinas Grandes, they opted to hire a driver…

A very long day tour of Salta

I love exploring places on my own and I try to avoid group tours. But the area surrounding Salta is huge and has a ton to see and renting a car was just not something I wanted to do. I booked a day tour through a company called Argentina4u. The description of the tour does…

It takes two to Tango

Argentina is known for quite a few things and one of them is the Tango! Rather you are walking down Florida Street, browsing the Sunday Market in San Telmo, touring La Boca or seeing a show, Tango is everywhere. We chose to have dinner and see a show at Cafe de Los Angelitos. Dinner was…

I get by with a little help from my friends

My world tour will start in April and in order to keep it going for the year without having to pinch pennies, I’m trying to raise a little money. For all you travel fans out there supporting the nomadic lifestyle, each dollar helps me hit another destination to create another interesting blog. Click on the…

Nomadic Matt reblog

Once in a while someone says it exactly as I want to say it. Check out Nomadic Matt and his awesome travel blog. Read this article about one of the many reactions I get when I tell me I want to take a year off, or more.