May 2021. Weekly updates on travel restrictions and COVID-19 requirements in South America. Quarantine rules, test requirements, internal travel restrictions and more.
Planning & Resources
It seems that the question of safety when traveling to South America is quite common, probably due to the numerous media articles discussing the precarious safety situation within the region. If one looks purely at statistics, the numbers tend to corroborate the media reports. The problem is, numbers can lie. South America is a wonderful place to travel and with typical precautions you can stay safe. Here are our top safety tips to make sure that your trip is amazing!
Brazil is an enormous, amazing and diverse country to travel for just about any kind of traveller. Rainforests, vibrant cities, incredible beaches and wilderness – but is it too expensive for budget backpackers? We’re here to tell you that if you do a little research and planning, Brazil can be an affordable and hugely enjoyable destination that won’t break the bank!
While many travellers feel burdened by the influence of technology during their travels, I do not. Although the skill of manoeuvring through a city with no help from technology nor any knowledge of the local language is pretty thrilling, we are actually being quite inefficient with our use of time. Here are some apps and technologies that will help you get the most out of your travels through South America without sacrificing the joys of adventure. These technologies should actually help you find more adventure!
Traveling is addictive. If you’re anything like us, as soon as you get home, you start planning your next adventure! The only thing that tends to stop you, is cash for a plane ticket! Perhaps one of the easiest way to make some quick money when you get back home is to sell off some of the weird and wonderful souvenirs you have picked up on your travels. In this interesting article, The Broke Backpacker tells us how to do it!