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I’m Steph, a travel journalist, guidebook author and the brains behind Worldly Adventurer. Most importantly, I’m a South America expert. I know how stressful it can feel planning a once-in-a-lifetime trip to this continent. I’ve been there, done that and even written the guidebook about it.
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Highlights of South America
The Practical Guide to Visiting Easter Island Without Breaking the Bank
With its mysterious, stoic moai watching over the island and craterous, seemingly barren landscapes that hint at a turbid, fascinating history, Easter Island** (aka Isla de …
The Ultimate Guide to Hiking the ‘W’ Trek in Torres del Paine Without A Tour
Hiking in Torres del Paine National Park is one of the absolute highlights of a visit to Patagonia – I should know, I’ve done it …
The Adventure Traveler’s Patagonia Packing List
When I first visited Patagonia in March 2016, I didn’t know what to expect. Sure, I’d read Bruce Chatwin’s “In Patagonia” and heard tales of …
An Expert Guide to Visiting El Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia
If you’re visiting Bolivia, chances are, the Salar de Uyuni (aka the Bolivian Salt Flats or Uyuni Salt Flats) is on your must-see list. The …
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Sustainable travel in South America
7 Things I Learned From Travelling Plastic-Free
Our relationship with plastic has altered noticeably in recent years. There’s been a growing recognition that we cannot continue to rely upon single-use plastic, which …
How to Be a More Responsible Traveler This Year
The past few years, the idea of being a responsible traveler has hit the headlines. And, with the global climate crisis now finally getting the …
How to Hike the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu
Hiking to Machu Picchu is a bucket-list destination for many. But what many visitors to Peru don’t realise is that there are far more options …
The 10 Best Day Trips from Cartagena, Colombia’s Walled City
Cartagena de Indias, Colombia – not to be confused with the one in Spain – is known for its beautiful old town. Inside, you’ll find …
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Latest South America travel guides
The Best Time to Visit Easter Island: Weather & Season Guide
Rapa Nui, better known as Easter Island, is one of the most remote inhabited islands in the world. And this eastern Pacific island is an …
The 25 Best Places to Visit in Patagonia: Wilderness, Wildlife, and Quirky Culture
Craggy, snow-dappled mountains; deeply grooved glaciers that burst into waterfalls; isolated, wind-ravaged national parks: this is Patagonia, one of South America’s most wild, yet mesmerizing …
The Best Time to Visit Antarctica: Weather & Season Guide
Antarctica is one of the least-visited places on Earth, but not for a lack of awe-inspiring experiences. Its abundant wildlife, history of brave explorers, striated …
The 30 Best Boutique & Luxury Hotels in Peru
Attracting millions of travelers annually, Peru has stepped up its hospitality game to accommodate even the most discerning travelers. Gone are the days when Peru …