Category Archives: South America

Three year blogaversary

Today marks three years of my Travelgal Nicole blog. Happy blogaversary! May is my blogaversary and I started my blog in 2014 about a year before I headed to Africa for six months. I wanted a way to showcase my

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Machu Picchu – my 6th new wonder of the world

How to get to Machu Picchu When I was researching how to get to Machu Picchu I couldn’t find any information that explained how to get there from door to door so I want to let you know how to

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Rio de Janeiro Tourist Attractions

Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro Tourist Attractions I knew when I booked my flight to Rio that I wanted to have plenty of time to explore the city and see all of Rio de Janeiro Tourist Attractions and get a good feel

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Visiting Asuncion Paraguay

When most people plan a trip to South America they usually plan on visiting Colombia or Argentina or Brazil but as I was planning this trip it felt wrong to leave out Paraguay an often overlooked country.  I decided I

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Things to do in Valparaiso Chile

Valparaiso

Things to do in Valparaiso Chile There are so many things to do in Valparaiso Chile but most people go to Valparaiso on a day trip from Santiago or as a cruise stop. But I think Valparaiso is worth a

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Things to do in Santiago and where to stay

Things to do in Santiago and where to stay. Santiago is often a transit city with travellers on their way to Patagonia however when I flew into Santiago I knew I wanted to see as much as I could of

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Chile – visiting my 100th country

Visiting my 100th country – Chile! When I was planning my five month trip around South America I knew I would hit 100 countries but I didn’t plan to have a place where I wanted it to be. I just

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Staying at the Palacio Duhau

Palacio Duhau

I was lucky enough to stay at the Palacio Duhau in Buenos Aires.  It is a five star hotel that pays attention to detail and also has an amazing history. Palacio Duhau is part of the Park Hyatt chain and

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Tango in Buenos Aires

Tango in Buenos Aires

Tango in Buenos Aires When I first booked my trip to Buenos Aires I knew there was one thing for sure I would love to do – go to a tango show!  Who wouldn’t want to tango in Buenos Aires.

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Arriving in Buenos Aires

arriving in buenos aires

Arriving in Buenos Aires For some reason I just wasn’t ready for this flight and I wasn’t ready to be arriving in Buenos Aires. I mean technically I was ready as I had packed weeks in advance and everything was

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What am I packing for South America

I’m way ahead of schedule on packing for South America.  You’re either team pack or team unpack. I’m definitely team pack as when I get home from a trip my bad will stay packed in a corner for months weeks.

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My South America adventure

south america adventure

My South America Adventure I’ve been planning my trip around South America for the last few months now and its finally coming together.  I just booked my tickets today for my South America Adventure!  Nothing like waiting till the last

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