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14 Essential Tips For Backpacking South America

Backpacking South America is a worthwhile adventure that I believe everyone should experience. Before I arrived on the continent, I was unsure of what to expect. To help you prepare, here are some things I wish I had known before I […]

5 Travel Experiences: From The Adventure Shy To The Extreme

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Guest Post by Dawn Koch  From the adventure shy to the thrill seeking traveler, there’s no shortage of experiences to be had across the globe. That being said, everyone has a different threshold for adventure. Here are some top travel […]

Ask Jessie: What Are The Best Places To Travel For Sightseeing? [Photo Essay]

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Hey Jessie, I’m trying to decide where to plan my next trip and have no idea where to begin. I’m a regular reader of your blog, and figured I’d ask you what some of the best places to travel are […]

My Most Ridiculous Bus Encounters Backpacking South America

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I’ve been skydiving, bungee jumping and paragliding; however, I’d have to say my most adventurous escapades are from my bus rides through South America. The characters, the questionable facilities, the otherworldly landscapes and the feature film-worthy situations made for incredible […]

Ask Jessie: Is South America Safe For Solo Female Travelers?

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This question was submitted by a Jessie on a Journey reader Kaitlin from Washington, who is planning a trip from Cuzco, Peru, through Bolivia, and ending in Argentina. Here is my reply: South America is possibly the most popular destination […]

Touring Bolivia’s Salt Flats: A Memorable Experience

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Guest post by James Jones I feel Bolivia’s Salar de Uyuni (salt flats) deserves a little more recognition than it currently gets. After all, Salar de Uyuni is the largest salt flat in the world and also the largest natural […]