South America

Nestled between the Caribbean, the South Pacific, and the South Atlantic Oceans, South America is the wilder of the Americas, and a continent of superlatives.

Easter Islands
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Easter Islands

Visiting Easter Islands was a dream come true. It was exactly what we expected and more. You really get a sense of isolation and being in the middle of nowhere. The Island is small enough to drive around in a few hours so you get your bearings quickly and the Rapa Nui people are really nice. Overall, a visit to the Easter Islands will fill you with amusement and mystery and leave you wanting to know ...
The Best Churros
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The Best Churros



We love desert and are always on the hunt for a sweet treat after dinner. While strolling around the lovely Ilha Grande in Rio, we stumbled across the lovely Marcio's Churro stand and we were so glad we did! ...
Peru & Bolivia Hop Review
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Peru & Bolivia Hop Review

Thanks to the services offered by Peru & Bolivia Hop, we as a family were able to explore Peru and Bolivia without worrying about altitude sickness. It was a hassle free way to see both Peru & Bolivia and saved us a lot of time planning. Check out our review which will give you a great insight into the route, the buses, the trips, the stops and how we managed to see a lot of Peru using these ...
Brazil
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Brazil

Christ the Redeemer statue has been one of those wonders that we have dreamt about visiting. But with the crime rate in Rio we didn't think it would become a reality until later in life. We did our research and calculated the risk and decided to take the plunge! Check back here to see what we saw in Brazil soon. ...
Chile
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Chile

Chile will be our last stop in South America before we head to French Polynesia! Visiting the Easter Islands has been on our list for a while. There is something about those mysterious heads that needs to be explored! Watch this space for our updates on Chile. We hope to see Santiago too but as it is their winter at the moment we may keep our visit short! ...
Iguazu Waterfalls – The Argentinian side
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Iguazu Waterfalls – The Argentinian side



Getting to experience Iguazu Waterfalls is so immense, you've probably seen so many pictures and video's and been like "holy cow ,that is awesome I need to go ", but making sure you do the right things and preparing before will make your life so much more easier on that special day.

Wear the right attire You will probably spend anything between 4-6 hours walking around the site ...
Bolivia
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Bolivia

One of the places that we really wanted to see was the Bolivian Salt Flats! But given the extremely high altitudes, we started to think that it was not possible, until we came across Peru Hop Peru Hop would enable us to travel from Peru to Bolivia on the ground the acclimatising to the differing altitudes every step of the way. We will still need to take precautions but we feel that this was our best ...
Peru
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Peru

We are currently in Lima, Peru and plan on exploring as much of the country as possible! We have joined forces with this amazing company called Peru Hop. Together with them, we hope to explore the real Peru and see places that may have been difficult to access with kids. This is our planned route below

Peru Hop will take us from Peru all the way to Bolivia! Bring it on, bring it ...
Did you know – South America Facts
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Did you know – South America Facts

5 Fun Facts Contains the highest point on Earth, Mount Chiborazo in Ecuador The Atacama Dessert in Chile is considered to be the driest place in the World La Paz and Sucre (both in Bolivia) are the two highest altitude capitals in the world. They are located at 11,942 feet and 9,022 feet respectively. The largest country in South America by far is Brazil. It covers about half of the ...
The Flip Flop Family

The Flip Flop Family have decided to kick our daily routines to the kerb and travel in the pursuit of fun and adventure! Join in our journey.