Posts Categorized: South America

Top 5 Scams in South America

After the overwhelming success of our previous article in this series (“Top 5 Scams in South America”), the scam-awareness train could not be derailed. Thus, we move ever onwards into somewhat uncharted waters and explore the most common scams and swindles that occur in South America. If you’ve ever been scammed and felt stupid about… Read more »

Bolivia – Top 5 Facts

Bolivia

Stretching upon an area of 1,098,581 square kilometres and sitting in western-central South America, the Plurinational State of Bolivia (known officially as “Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia”) is a place that you should definitely consider visiting if you don’t mind a landlocked country on your vacation. Home to more than 11 million people and bordered by… Read more »

Visit Lima – The City of the Kings

Boasting with a metropolitan population of nearly 10 million, Lima is both the largest city and the capital of Peru. Originally founded by the conquistador Francisco Pizarro as “Ciudad de los Reyes” (The City of the Kings), the city became the seat of the Viceroyalty of Peru. Since then, it has remained the most important… Read more »