Cusco, Peru • Joyful Fusion

This tip is provided by our English Explorer, Siobhan Lawless. A stone’s throw from Plaza de Armas in Cusco, my taste buds skyrocketed to new levels of happiness. ‘Morena Peruvian Kitchen’ or ‘Café Morena’ provides all foodies with a first-class dining experience, where authentic Peruvian dishes are served with a modern makeover.  It’s ideal for…

Urubamba, Peru • Stay at Casa Saywa

If you’re going to Machu Picchu, big chances are that you’re staying in Cuzco or Ollantaytambo for the rest of your stay for easy access to Machu Picchu tours. But if you’re looking for something more relaxing and far from major tourist activities, you might want to try out this place we found through Airbnb…

Bogotá, Colombia • Traditional. Affordable. Delicious.

If you are looking for a place to try traditional Colombian cuisine, look no further than La Puerta Falsa in Bogota. The restaurant has been frequented by Bogotanos since 1816 and is hidden on a street near the Plaza de Bolivar. You most likely won’t be able to find a table when you walk in…

Bogotá, Colombia • See the City by Bike

Although Bogotá is basically safe for tourists in this day and age, there are still some areas of town that you probably shouldn’t visit, at least not without a local guide. But with Bogota Bike Tours, you can see several zones of the city, learn about the tumultuous history of Colombia, sample some local dishes, and even…

Brazil – Off The Beaten Track in Bonito

A little known gem situated in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul on the west coast of Brazil is the small remote town of Bonito. Bonito is a great place for more down time, outdoor activities and a good place for getting off the beaten track. It is also perfect if you are wanting…

Buenos Aires, Argentina – Cuisine at Las Cabras

This Tip is provided by our English Explorer, Alex Taylor. The culture in BA was different to anywhere else I’d ever been. The streets were very European, the spoken Spanish was easier to understand, and the meats and wines were incredible. Despite there being thousands of restaurants to choose from in and around the city,…

La Paz, Bolivia – Flea Market Fun

This Tip is provided by our British Explorer, Alex Taylor. One of La Paz’ highlights is the Flea Market. A brilliant place to go on either Thursday or Sunday every week. Firstly, to get up to the flea market you must take a taxi (depending on where you are in the city) to the red…

Chiloè Island, Chile – Stroll with Ancient Souls

Chiloè Island is located on Southern Chile, but its residents, the Chiloti, don’t like to be compared to the rest of the country. They are proud and a bit grouchy, and they will reveal their popular wisdom to those who want to know more about their stories and culture. One of the beloved localities is Muelle…

Cartagena, Colombia – La Paleterria: A Sweet Secret

Cartagena is seriously hot. I’m talking extreme humidity. The kind where you’ll spend all day melting and take every chance you can to find places to cool down. Tiplr has the best way to do so and today’s Tip is to visit La Paletteria in the Old, walled Town for a Palette, to chill out in…

Perito Moreno, Argentina – One of The Most Impressive Glaciers

Patagonia is a region of land in southern Argentina and Chile. This area boasts some of the most serene landscapes on the planet, as well as world-class low elevation hiking. Despite it’s attractiveness, this area remains one of the lowest population densities on the globe. When you’re here you’ve come a long way south, so…

Chile Chico, Chile – Unexpected Patagonia

If you visit Patagonia, from Ushuaia to the north, you will get to pass through the Chile-Argentina frontier. An obliged stop-over (going from El Calafate or El Chalten to Puerto Rio Tranquillo and visit the Marble Caves) is to go to Chile Chico. This village, trim and picturesque (but not touristic, as the similar Argentinian villages…

Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil – A Hostel for Hotel People

One of the best hostels I’ve ever been to is in Foz do Iguaçu, Brasil, and its name is Concept Design Hostel! First of all I have to say it’s not like other hostels, or it would be suitable to say that the concept of this hostel is to be completely different than the facilities…