Selling our car in Peru

In order to leave South America we needed to make a decision regarding the car and actually, one of the most asked questions we got throughout the trip was: What are you going to do with the car at the…

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How is it to drive in South America?

How is it to drive in South America? (Updated until Santiago del Chile) We have had several people asking us how it is to drive in all the places we have been and so we put together this post that…

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Buying a car in Brazil (Post #3)

As you would expect, the process of actually buying the car in Brazil is somewhat complicated! Before starting the trip we investigated what would be needed and still we had the need to sort some last minute difficulties while in…

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Buying a car in Brazil (Post #2)

Selecting the car and where to buy it? Before getting to Rio we had the reference of previous drives in South America, specially, the experience of João Leitão (see his travel blog here) and we envisioned buying a similar used…

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Buying a car in Brazil (Post #1)

Buying vs Renting Our plan was to make this South America trip by car. Given this objective we had to make a choice between buying or renting a car. We had several prior experiences of renting in US, Croatia, Portugal, Spain…

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What if…? Travel can be scary sometimes!

Traveling can be scary sometimes. It is exciting and adventurous yes, but most people get scared before a trip. For different and several reasons, people are scared when they leave their “comfort zone” to go to other place, to do…

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Things we’ve done before departure

The final weeks before departure we’ve done several things needed for this roadtrip across South America. With no particular order, we did a list with the 9 things we have done before flying to Rio de Janeiro on the 12th…

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8 books we read before the trip

Any project that involves traveling needs a good dosage of preparation. And that includes books. Lots of them! We made a list with some of the books we read before this trip. Almost all of them were bought through the…

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Creating a travel blog – first steps

One of the first things we putted in practice after deciding to advance with this project was to build a blog. We never had a blog before, although I tried several times to write one (I’ve always loved to write…

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15 Travel Blogs that inspired us

There are thousands of travel blogs! That was our first impression when started to search and read things on internet. But then we discovered the ones that we really liked, the ones that inspired us for some reason, the ones we…

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