Best of the Americas

Chichen Itza

As you may or may not already know, in 2013/14 we went on our 'first' honeymoon. We decided to take a six-month trip through North and South America. We visited the USA, the Bahamas, US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Turks and Caicos Islands, Dominica, Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, Jamaica, Cuba, Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, and Brazil. Each and every destination has so much beauty and so many adventures to offer, which makes it really hard to compare and evaluate them, but we'll do our best. So, here they are - our...

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Budget honeymoon destinations in America (North, Central, and South)

Salar de Uyuni Bolivia

We haven't been to all North, Central, South American and Caribbean countries (yet ;) ), but on our 'first' honeymoon, we have visited quite a lot of them. We've been to the United States, the Bahamas, the US Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Grand Turk, Dominica, Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, Jamaica, Cuba, Mexico, Belize, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, and Brazil. Each and every one of these countries offers many beautiful sights, romantic experiences, and amazing adventures. The prices, however, vary a lot. Here you can find out which are the cheapest and the most expensive destinations...

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All you need to know before visiting Brazil

Brazil Rio

Budget Prices in Brazil are relatively high, especially by South American standards. The most expensive destinations in Brazil are São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro (food and attraction-wise). • Prices for private rooms start at 15 USD (12.5 EUR) in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro and 22 USD (18.5 EUR) in Foz do Iguaçu and Paraty. • Food prices are fairly expensive, especially in São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Prices for a budget dinner start at around 4.3 USD (3.6 EUR), in Rio and São Paulo at 7.5 USD (6.3 EUR). Street food is generally cheaper. • Transportation costs are pretty high,...

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Brazil itinerary

Brazil honeymoon

Brazil is the largest country in Latin America and as such, it is extraordinarily diverse - culturally, ethnically, biologically (Brazil is one of 17 megadiverse countries), and geographically. Its landscapes include the Amazon rainforest, a long and beautiful coastline with countless islands, extensive dune fields, the world's largest tropical wetland area (Pantanal), high mountains, breathtaking waterfalls (Iguazu Falls), stunning caves, and large urban areas. It is known for numerous natural attractions, significant cultural achievements, samba dance, the bossa nova music genre, delicious cuisine, coffee, great artists and sportsmen, vibrant nightlife, awesome festivals and, of course, the Rio Carnival. Brazil is without a doubt one of the...

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All you need to know before visiting Argentina

Argentina flag

Budget Argentina is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Americas. It may be amongst the most expensive destinations in South America, but it's still affordable by international standards, especially if you arrive in Argentina with dollars or euros (in cash) and exchange them for pesos at the black market (keep in mind, that such transactions may be somewhat risky). • Prices for private rooms in Buenos Aires and Puerto Iguazú start at 21 USD (18 EUR). • Food prices are fairly expensive, especially since food is considered one of Argentina's top attractions. Prices for a budget dinner start at around 7...

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Argentina itinerary

Argentina honeymoon

Tango, delicious cuisine, world-class wine, and football. But Argentina is so much more than that. It's the country of amazing cultural achievements, diverse climate, numerous national parks, great biodiversity and stunning landscapes, ranging from the highest mountains, the widest rivers, vast green plains, a long coastline, tropical rainforests, glacier areas, and modern urban centers. Argentina is home to major natural attractions, like the Perito Moreno glacier, Aconcagua, Patagonia and, of course, the majestic Iguazu Falls and therefore it's the most popular tourist destination in South America. Our seven-day Argentina honeymoon itinerary (things to see and things to do) DAY 1 Travel day. Since...

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All you need to know before visiting Bolivia

Bolivia

Budget Bolivia is one of the cheapest destinations in the Americas. • Prices for private rooms for two start at 15 USD (13 EUR) in Uyuni, 12 USD (10 EUR) in La Paz, and 10 USD (8.6 EUR) in Copacabana. • Street food is very cheap. Prices start at around 1 USD. Meals in sit-down restaurants are also very cheap - prices for a budget dinner vary from 3 to 9 USD (2.6 - 7.6 EUR). Local dishes are the cheapest. • Transportation prices are very affordable. Public transportation fares within the cities start at 0.15 USD (0.13 EUR). A 3.5-hour local...

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Bolivia itinerary

Bolivia honeymoon

Bolivia is one of the poorest countries in South America, as well as one of the loveliest. It attracts visitors from all over the world with its remarkable ethnic, cultural and geographical diversity (its landscapes include majestic Andean peaks, a part of the Amazon river basin, and vast lowlands), rich history, tasty cuisine and numerous natural and manmade attractions, like Lake Titicaca, Isla del Sol, the Tiavanaku archeological site, Potosí, Sucre, La Paz, Madidi National Park, and of course Salar de Uyuni - the world's largest salt lake. Our four-day Bolivia honeymoon itinerary (things to see and things to do) DAY 1...

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All you need to know before visiting Peru

Peru handicrafts

Budget Prices in Peru vary from low to considerably high in tourist areas. • Prices for private rooms for two start at 20 USD (17 EUR) in Machupicchu Pueblo (aka. Aguas Calientes), 15 USD (13 EUR) in Tumbes, Trujillo, and Paracas, 12 USD (10 EUR) in Nazca, and 10 USD (8.6 EUR) in Lima, Cusco, and Puno. • Food prices are generally low. Prices for a budget dinner vary from 3 to 13 USD (2.6 - 11 EUR). Street food is generally the cheapest (starting at 1 USD). • Transportation costs are affordable in Peru. Public transportation fares within the cities...

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