Hiking the Cerro Castillo, Chilean Northern Patagonia

StefanoBudget travel, Chile, Hiking Comments

During my 3-weeks stay at the Cerveceria Caiquen in a little village in Northern Patagonia, I had the chance to hiking the Cerro Castillo, a mountain – believe me, it’s not a hill as the literal translation would suggest – which is the highest peak in the central Patagonian Andes. This one-day hike is not particularly difficult, although a good … Read More

5 Effective Ways to Save Money in Chile

StefanoBudget travel, Chile, Money saving Comments

5 Effective Ways to Save Money in Chile

Chile is notoriously known to be the most expensive country, along with Argentina, in South America. The strong power of the Chilean peso makes prices above the average of some European countries. Fool me that I thought Chile was kinda cheap. Fortunately, I came up with 5 effective ways to save money in Chile. I mean, a lot of money. … Read More

Travel Agencies in Cusco: What are the Prices?

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Travel Agencies in Cusco: What are the Prices?

Without any doubt, Cusco is one of the most touristic destinations in Perù. People use it as a base point to visit the famous Machu Picchu, but in the last years, a series of activities and alternative treks have thrived around the world’s iconic ruin. The Salkantay trail, the Rainbow Mountains, the Jungle trek, the Ausangate trek, the Salt Mines, … Read More

Blogging on a Budget: Ultimate List of Tools

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Blogging on a Budget: Ultimate List of Tools

We have all been there, dear bloggers. We want to start a blog, we have plenty of wonderful ideas. Maybe you have already written a couple of blog posts. You just need that thing: money. Good for you (better, for us), there are many tools to use for blogging on a budget. Keep in mind that not spending a dime … Read More

Hiking the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu: Everything You Need to Know

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Hiking the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu

Hiking the Salkantay Trek to Machu Picchu has undoubtedly been one of the highlights of my South America 3-months trip. Stunning views, snow-capped peaks of the Vilcabamba Mountain Range, nevados and lagoons, not to mention the end of the trip to Machu Picchu, one of the new Seven Wonders of the world. The Salkantay Trek has gained popularity as an alternative … Read More