Overview Brazil

We only went to two cities in Brazil: Rio de Janeiro and Salvador. Rio was a real pleasure, but the Salvador was quite disappointing. Strange bunker in the middle of the Bay Budget Let’s talk fist about the main issue: the budget. Brazil is REALLY expensive, almost as expensive as Australia (we went to big […]

Salvador da Bahia

Ultimate stop of our Round The World trip, Salvador da Bahia! 1650km north of Rio, Salvador da Bahia is where the History of Brazil started in the 1501 when Amerigo Vespucci discovered it. On March 29, 1529, Tomé de Souza, first governor of Brazil settles there and the city becomes the first capital of the […]

Rio de Janeiro

Brazil, last country of our RTW trip… and its beautiful and vibrant city, Rio de Janeiro! We spent 5 days in Rio and that was not enough to explore the entire city: 1,260 km2 and more than 12 millions inhabitants, suburbs included! We started our journey at the Marriott Hotel on Copacabana Beach, using Arthur’s […]

Santiago and Valparaiso

During our connection in Miami between Costa Rica and Chile (I know, it doesn’t make sense), our flight got delayed of a slight 4h30, upgrading our total connection time to about 8 hours (by night – can’t even go chill on Miami Beach). A $40 complementary McDonalds to replace the usual in-flight dinner. That’s about a […]

Overview Central America: Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Panama

Time for our classic overview: we decided to mix the three countries (Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua) for comparison and more fun facts! First things first, we loved our trip to Central America! The historical attractions are non-existent, but the nature and the culture are worth the trip. It’s hot in Nicaragua! Budget: Different in […]

Our Panama adventure: Bocas del Toro

After dropping Adrien at San Jose for his flight, we set off for Panama. On our way there, we stopped at Caribbean town Puerto Viejo nearby the border. Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica Puerto Viejo is an old town on the caribbean side of Costa Rica, well-known for its rastafari community (with an important Jamaican population). It’s […]

Granada and León, the colonial cities of Nicaragua

Ometepe was awesome, and it’s now time for us to explore the old colonial cities of Nicaragua, Granada and León. On our way! Granada Granada is Nicaragua’s oldest colonial city. Founded in 1524 by Francisco Hernández, it stands at the foot of Volcán Mombacho and at the northwestern coast of Lago de Nicaragua. With its […]