Periods, pregnancy and problems with out lady bits - girls that travel have a few other things to worry about than just packing enough pants and securing the best travel insurance.
Sucre has about it a rugged romanticism. Crumbling white walls and a strong indigenous presence - the story of this city is found on its streets, and not in the guidebook.
I have long had a list in my head. A never ending list of places I need to visit, spectacular sights I need to see and photographs I need to take. Borobudur Temple in beautiful Indonesia used to be on that list....
To international tourists, distracted by beautiful Stockholm or the snow of Lapland, Skåne is an unknown part of Sweden. Yet, in the summer months this region comes alive. Beautiful hikes, stunning coastline and picturesque villages, put it firmly on the map!
Airbnb is amazing. It has provided us with a home when we had none and allowed us to live like locals. Yet, we know that to those used to traditional hotels and hostels it can be a little daunting. This beginner's guide should will help you take the first step to a new way to travel!
We didn't do the multi-day tour on the Bolivian Salt Flats, option instead for the one-day option - and it was absolutely perfect for us. Here are some reasons why it may be perfect for you too!
Hostels have come a long way, but the mere though of sharing a dorm puts some people off. If you're someone who's avoided hostels because of a bad rep or new to the whole travel thing, this guide's for you!
Chances are, you've never even heard of Tafí del Valle, hidden in the north of Argentina. But don't let that put you off - rolling hills, wild horses and a beautiful mountain backdrop. Oh, and cheese, lots of cheese! Here's everything you need to know.
PHOTO OF THE WEEK
Caught in a sand storm
San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Peru Independence Day celebrations, Ica.
Flying over the Nazca Lines, Peru.
What's it really like to travel for more than a few months? We've got the answers for you in the only post you need to read if you've ever thought about travelling long term!
From the rainforests and lowlands of Bolivia, the beaches of Brazil, the bright lights of Rio de Janeiro and all the way back to the UK - the last two months saw a lot of ground covered and the end of this Latin American adventure.
You learn a number of life lessons when you travel for as long as we have; the Japanese concept of 'ma' sums up one of the most important.
One of our best experiences in Montevideo was undoubtedly the Tristán Narvaja Street Market. Held every Sunday, it gives you a window into the Uruguayan way of life and is full of unforgettable characters.
A natural wonder and a wonder of nature, the Perito Moreno glacier is an unmissable spot in Argentina. Take a look at our photo journal and awaken your wanderlust.
San Camilo market was a reminder that simply immersing yourself in the mundane and the normal of a country can provide you with a more interesting experience than anything else in a city.
LIVING ON A BUDGET
Is it possible to enjoy all the amazing sights in Bolivia for less than £15 a person? Find out in this post exactly how much it cost us to travel for 53 days.
Part of our 'what do things cost?' series, this article outlines the typical costs in Bolivia for a budget backpacker, to allow us (and you) to make a comparison of living and travel costs across Latin America.
So, this is it - the end of our two year Latin American adventure. But, with a deadly trio of Brazil, air travel and essential splurges, was it even possible to stick to our budget?
Providing a welcome introduction to Bolivia, Tupiza is a small, quiet town in a stunning desert location. WIth plenty things to do for a couple of days, you might just spend more time here than you planned.
Puerto Madryn in northern Patagonia has so much to offer wildlife lovers travelling to Argentina. Here's five amazing experiences you won't want to miss!
The birthplace of Torrontes, and home to many excellent bodegas, you could be forgiven for spending all your time propping up a bar sipping from carafes. However, there is much more to Cafayate than just dry heat and cold wine.