In our preplanning we'd classified Argentina as one of our 'budget' destinations, but the reality was much, much more expensive than we'd anticipated. Over the course of our 37 day stay, we managed to spend a grand total of...
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Our breakdown on traveling in Uruguay, including tips on travel, food, attractions and a budget breakdown.
If you plan on traveling the world for a year, you'll have to budget. There's no way around it. Ask any traveler who's been to Argentina in the last 3 to 5 years, and they'll tell you it's dirt cheap. So we budgeted $70 to $80 per day for our month long stay and soon realized that those figures were dead wrong...
Brazil and in particular, Rio had the distinct honour of being the first city to make it onto our "we could live here" list. A vast country, with diverse regions and people, we felt like we barely scratched the surface of this beautiful and complex country during our 16 day visit...
A combination of beautiful landscape, fresh food and positive vibes made Rio the first city to make it onto our "We could live here" list. We'd only planned to spend 3 days visiting, but it quickly become obvious, that it wasn't going to be enough time.
We loved Colombia so much that we returned for a second round after we completed the Inca Trail in Peru. On our first trip, we`d spent our time in Bogota and the surrounding area, so for this portion of the trip, we decided to concentrate our energies on the northern Caribbean coast of Colombia.
Colombia is fantastic. Period. One of the best places we've ever had the pleasure of visiting. It made us laugh the first time we saw it, but the government's tourism slogan, "Colombia: The Only Risk is Wanting to Stay," is totally true.
Driving into Dallas from the airport reminded me of driving home from the airport in Calgary. The landscape, plethora of low rise strip malls and structure of the roads were almost identical. Then as we got closer to the city, Dallas started to feel more like Mississauga…until we noticed the absolutely massive big box stores, malls and Tex Mex restaurants all over the place.
What to say about Texas?