South America Travel Blog Posts

Colombian Happiness Culture

The Happy Nomad “Si si Colombia si si Caribe”. This expression is one of the most commonly used phrases to define the Colombian state of mind. Colombians use it to show that they have a positive vision... by Mathilde Lesueur |...
by The Happy Nomad on Dec 11, 2016

Best Places to Visit in Patagonia South America

We’ve all heard about Patagonia in South America: from the incredible glaciers like the Perito Moreno, to the towering Mountains of El Chalten. From the impressive right whales in the Valdes Peninsula and the End of the World atmosphere in Ushuaia.
by Best of World Travel on Nov 22, 2016

Butterflies at the Iguazu National Park

Beautiful butterflies at the Iguazu National Park. The Iguazu National Park is not just about the Waterfalls.  There is an abundance of animals and plants, that can be seen on both sides of the falls. One of the things that astounded me was the numb...
by Nelmitravel on Aug 25, 2016

Buenos Aires Cultural Travel Guide

When you think about Buenos Aires, you can’t imagine just one atmosphere because it is the capital and largest city of Argentina. From the many tangos’ milongas up to the meat asados. From the gauchos’ traditions to the official museums of the...
by Best of World Travel on Aug 24, 2016

Recoleta Mall in Buenos Aires recently renovated

Recoleta Mall is the only mall in Recoleta Neighbourhood and recently renovated. The Recoleta Mall is situated in one of the most popular tourist spots in Buenos Aires. It is located in the Recoleta neighbourhood and right opposite the famous Recolet...
by Nelmitravel on Aug 18, 2016

Futaleufu Ferry to the Arrayanes Forest

Futaleufu Ferry boat excursions to the Arrayanes Forest in Villa La Angostura. The Arrayanes Forest is one of a kind in the world. It is also the main attraction in the Nahuel Huapi National Park. Futaleufu Ferry boat offers exursions to this beautif...
by Nelmitravel on Aug 12, 2016

Buenos Aires graffiti and street Art tourist attractions

Buenos Aires graffiti and Street art. Buenos Aires Graffiti has become a great tourist attraction. “Art comes in many different forms”, I was once told. I agree. Who would have imagined that graffiti on walls would become a popular form o...
by Nelmitravel on Aug 5, 2016

Rio Olympics 2016 Location and Events

Who is excited to witness the Rio Olympics 2016? Well, I think there are millions of people in this planet that look forward to witness this Summer event! For those new to this event, the Olympics 2016 will be held at the popular Rio de Janeiro, Braz...
by Best of World Travel on Aug 4, 2016

Ryanair to fly to South America

Ryanair low cost airline to spread it’s wings to South America. Long bus rides and expensive air tickets in Argentina will soon be a thing of the past if Ryanair has it’s way. The founder , Declan Ryan, has spoken to La Nación recently and s...
by Nelmitravel on Jul 12, 2016

The Inca Trail Trek to Machu Picchu from a Traveller Point of View

The Happy Nomad ꔷ For Backpackers by Backpackers The story of Sally’s trek of the infamous Inca Trail to Machu Picchu, with Bamba Experience. This was definitely one of the best things I’ve done on the trip. Both me and Amanda were.....
by The Happy Nomad on May 7, 2016

Shrines in Argentina

Roadside shrines in Argentina. Driving through Argentina you will undoubtedly come across roadside shrines. You will be surprised to find them even in the unlikeliest and remotest locations. I have driven and walked past many but never had the opport...
by Nelmitravel on Mar 16, 2016

Discover Bolivia: Copacabana & the Sun Island

The Happy Nomad - for Backpackers by Backpackers I took this incredible 2-day tour from La Paz to Copacabana & the Sun Island which included a guided tour on Lake Titicaca to Isla del Sol and Copacabana, 1-night accommodation, meals, transport an...
by The Happy Nomad on Mar 14, 2016

Discover Bolivia: Tiwanaku Day Trip

The Happy Nomad - for Backpackers by Backpackers So I had made my decision to see La Paz and although I didn’t have a set itinerary, I was sure of one thing, I had to visit Tiwanaku. But Belle, you might ask,... by Belle Nog | Discover...
by The Happy Nomad on Mar 7, 2016

Discover Bolivia: La Paz City Tour

The Happy Nomad - for Backpackers by Backpackers Our La Paz City Tour began early in the morning at 8:30am as we waited for our guide in the lobby of our hostel. After a short 5-minute wait, we heard a man asking... by Belle Nog | Discove...
by The Happy Nomad on Feb 29, 2016

Rent a Car in Colonia del Sacramento – Uruguay

Rent a Car in Colonia del Sacramento and explore this Colonial town in style. On the spur of the moment we decided to rent a car in Colonia del Sacramento to explore the town and surrounding areas. The weather wasn’t that good and the idea was to d...
by Nelmitravel on Dec 1, 2015

Aeroparque Jorge Newberry Airport

Aeroparque Jorge Newberry Airport in Buenos Aires. Aeroparque Jorge Newberry, commonly known as Aeroparque, is situated in the Palermo Neighbourhood,  2 km downtown of Buenos Airs. There are two important airports in Buenos Aires, Ezeiza and Aeropar...
by Nelmitravel on Nov 18, 2015

The Drugstore Restaurant in Colonia del Sacramento

The Drugstore Restaurant – a colourful restaurant in a scenic place. The Drugstore is a colourful and vibrant restaurant in Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay. It was recommended to us by the Bed-and-Breakfast where we stayed and we were delighted wit...
by Nelmitravel on Nov 8, 2015

El Ateneo Grand Splendid Bookstore

A golden era for the Grand Splendid Theatre. Back in it’s glory days, the Teatro Grand Splendid, hosted many tango legends including Carlos Gardel, Ignacio Corsini and many more. It was a splendid theatre with frescoed ceilings, ornate theatre boxe...
by Nelmitravel on Nov 6, 2015

El Calafate 4×4 Off-Road Tour

El Calafate Adventure Tours and excursions. Many tour operators and agencies in El Calafate offer excellent tours to explore this picturesque part of Patagonia. It was very difficult for me to decide which tour to take but I finally settled on the...
by Nelmitravel on Aug 5, 2015

A 10-day Trip Around Ecuador

The Happy Nomad Last year, after finishing my exchange semester in Colombia, I decided to travel around the neighbouring country of Ecuador with some friends I had met at school. We went from Bogotá to Quito by... by Manon Caria | A 10-d...
by The Happy Nomad on Jun 13, 2015
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