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…

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…

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,…

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…

Bogotá, Colombia – Beyond Brilliant Beer

It’s no surprise that Brits love their beer. It’s in our blood…from a young age most English kids will tell you they accompanied their parents to the pub on a weekend for a good family feed and for dad to enjoy a couple of pints after a hard weeks work. The Brit pub culture is…

Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia – World’s Biggest Salt Flat

Bolivia is a beautiful but very poor and isolated country. With the capital at such a high altitude, it is not uncommon to experience some degree of altitude sickness upon arrival. A bit rough around the edges, Bolivia offers cultural richness and some the most unique landscapes on the planet. From the Amazon Rainforest, mountainous…

Torres del Paine, Chile – National Park in One Day

Patagonia, Chile. How could you miss Torres del Paine National Park? Even if you don’t fit the boy scout way of life and you can’t trek for two or three days, everybody says that you must visit it! Guides suggest up to nine days trekking inside the park, but the minimum stay inside it is two days….

Rio de Janeiro – Stay in a Favela to Hike at Sunrise

Río is understandably a highlight destination for many that travel to Brazil. With such a popular destination, it’s easy to miss out on the authentic lifestyle of many Brazilians living here. But that is changing quickly. While visiting a favela in Rio is nothing new, guesthouses are starting to offer accommodation for those interested in the…

Rose Goes South • Tyrona: Hiking and Hammocking

Last week I published a post about how to do nothing in Santa Marta. Today I’m writing one about how to make your trip to Santa Marta worthwhile by doing anything and everything in the Tyrona National Park, only a stones throw from Santa Marta, by taxi or by bus. A popular traveller route, the…