01 May10 Three Cheers for Cusco!

Posted in Activity, Art, Culture, Landmarks, Music, Nightlife, Travel Tips from Saqsayhuamán, Cusco, Peru by

While we didn’t party like crazy in Cusco as most travellers do, we did explore some of Cusco’s rocking night life. Hierba Buena makes some of the most beautiful drinks we’ve ever seen, although they tend to disappear very quickly. The ambience of Bullfrogs can’t be beat; littered with bean-bags it’s probably one of the […] (Read More)

26 Mar10 Tilcara in the Dark

Posted in Culture, Food, Music from Tilcara, Argentina by Calina

Our last stop in Argentina before moving to to Bolivia, was a quick, but memorable, one-nighter in the mountain town of Tilcara. We stepped off our bus and into a movie. The town looked like the set of a dusty western flick and I half expected to discover that the buildings were nothing more than […] (Read More)

19 Feb10 A Taste of Carnival

Posted in Culture, Dance, Food, Music, Nightlife from Florianopólis, Brazil by

We were given our first taste of Carnival and Brazilian culture in Florianópolis, a large island connected to mainland Brazil. Downtown Florianopolis is full of colourful colonial buildings and lush piazzas. During Carnival, parades fill the street. We unknowingly stumbled upon one of these typical ‘Carnival blocks’. All of a sudden a large truck began blasting […] (Read More)