Fiesta and Pintxos in San Sebastian

I spent a whirlwind 48 hours in San Sebastian with James and his friends Chad and Austin. We met two amazing German girls called Johannah and Christina and the 6 of us partied and ate tapas (Pintxos in Basque) at so many incredible tiny places for two days straight. This is my first time in... Continue Reading →

Montevideo – sun, sand and steaks

To get to Montevideo we decided to pay for a direct ferry as it takes about 2 hours less than the ferry + bus combo and the tickets only cost about $10USD more as we booked last minute. The alternative route does a short ferry hop from Buenos Aires to Colonia in Uruguay before continuing... Continue Reading →

Buenos Aires – the city of tango

There are lots of faces to Buenos Aires so it's worth spending at least 4 or 5 days here to see all the major sights without rushing. I've got until 9th January before I fly down to Southern Argentina so we're splitting the time between Buenos Aires and a few days in Montevideo, Uruguay. On... Continue Reading →

Mendoza – gateway to the Andes

Mendoza is the first sizable city you reach in Argentina and from here you can look back to the Andes and see the looming giant, Aconcagua, on the horizon. I plan to stay for about 4 days to enjoy the Argentinian steak, wine and some hiking. My hostel, Punto Urbano, is fairly central, the staff... Continue Reading →

Bienvenidos Argentina!

We passed through the Christ the Redeemer tunnel deep in the Andes and crossed the land border into Argentina, with cars and buses beeping their horns as they passed the flags. This cool metallic pod houses immigration! It was such a nice shelter from the scorching sun. The border guards were really friendly and we... Continue Reading →

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