Las Cataratas del Iguazú

Biggest Waterfall System in the World Las Cataratas del Iguazú are the biggest waterfall system in the world. Situated right at the Brazilian-Argentinian border they provide a major attraction for people all over the world. Due to its dimension the waterfalls are very impressive. These waterfalls extend for about one kilometre. They divide the upper and…

Hitchhiking tour from Mendoza to Cordoba

MENDOZA Talking to other travellers we found out that hitch-hiking in South America in general is quite a good alternative to always taking busses or even flights. Latinos are known for being helpful and kind-hearted. Our experience was very interesting. Me and another guy from Austria decided to hitchhike from the border-town Mendoza to Cordoba,…

Leticia – Colombia’s Jungle Town

Leticia Leticia is the most southern Colombian town, located in the Amazonas. Together with the town of Tabatinga on the Brazilian side it could form one city. Both cities are not really separated, but the (official) border runs right between them. If you would not know they are border towns you would not notice you…

Tandil – Time to relax

Tandil is a small town located 360 km south of Buenos Aires. A perfect place for weekend visits due to its good restaurants and nature activities.

Amazonas trip from Manaus to Colombia

Boat tour on the Amazonas I read very few information about the boat trip from Manaus to the Colombian border, mostly blog entries of people that experienced the adventure themselves. To help people having a better understanding of the trip I provide information about my experience in this blog entry: Purchasing boat ticket and hammock…

Camping in New Zealand

New Zealand might be the best prepared country for camping tourism! It is of no surprise that during the high season in summer (December-February) most of the vehicles seen on the streets of the South Island are camper vans. Even though prices of the many rental companies skyrocket in the high season. People from all…

Córdoba

The province of Cordoba is probably the most interesting place to visit in Argentina besides the picturesque landscape of the south around Bariloche. The city of Cordoba is not as packed as Buenos Aires but still has a great historical significance and its surrounding villages are among the most beautiful once, embedded in mountains and…

3 hot spots on Sri Lanka’s coast

Sri Lanka, the country for adventurers and amazing beaches! The island of Sri Lanka is situated south-west of India, the second biggest country in the world. Even though the size of the island is about a fifth of the size of Germany, more than 20 million people with different religious backgrounds such as Muslims, Christians and Hindus live…

General Belgrano – The German Village

Between Cordoba City and the city of Rio Cuarto there are several beautiful little villages worth a visit, due to their proximity to the mountains and their relaxed lifestyle. One of them is Villa General Belgrano. Hostel owners, the guy at the supermarket counter and people we met at parties all alike told us that…

Winery tour in Mendoza

With its 120.000 inhabitants Mendoza is one of the most beautiful cities in Argentina. Many plazas, good restaurants and a vibrant and elegant nightlife provide a very positive atmosphere. The main attraction Mendoza has to offer is its wine tours and its delicious wine. The best and most consumed wine in Argentina is made in…

Crossing the Chile-Argentina border

Border crossing from Chile into Argentina normally is quite easy as tourist visas of 90 days are granted to many countries in the world, but it can (and normally does) take some time because no-one is in a rush in Latinoamérica, the border patrol stuff is not an exception. Especially if you take a bus…

Sydney

With almost five million inhabitants Sydney is the biggest city in Australia. It is a very lively and modern city with its many attractions such as darling harbour (see picture) and its huge business buildings. The Olympic Games in 2000 surely helped providing the city with a more open and modern look. Sydney has a…