Backpacking with My Parents: Revisiting Iguacu Falls, Brazil

It was an incredible journey for me last year when I headed to Brazil for the football World Cup with my girlfriend Panny Yu. But even better that my parents were coming travelling with us for a week of it! It was my Mum and Dad’s first time to visit South America and I met Read more about Backpacking with My Parents: Revisiting Iguacu Falls, Brazil[…]

Hostel 76: Awesome New Hostel in Foz Do Iguacu, Brazil

You might have read how I’ve now been to the incredible waterfalls of Iguazu twice. I first visited back in 2010 when I toured both the Brazilian and Argentinian side of the Falls before crossing the border into Paraguay. Then during the World Cup 2014 I took Panny, my Mum and Dad to Brazil for Read more about Hostel 76: Awesome New Hostel in Foz Do Iguacu, Brazil[…]

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Staying in the Hostel Green House: The Coolest Hostel in Foz do Iguacu, Brazil

Down the years I have stayed in some completely cool, crazy and quirky hostels and one of these days I’ll get a top 10 hostels typed up. The last year has undoubtedly seen me stay in about 30 – 40 hostels round the world including the Abraham Hostel in Jerusalem, Why Not in Tbilisi, Georgia Read more about Staying in the Hostel Green House: The Coolest Hostel in Foz do Iguacu, Brazil[…]

My Top 5 Memories From Backpacking in Brazil

As I head back to Brazil next week for the madness that is the FIFA World Cup I thought I’d recollect my top memories from my previous two visits to Brazil. In fact, as ever I still have a load of untold stories from Brazil, but here’s a quick top 5 memories from backpacking in Read more about My Top 5 Memories From Backpacking in Brazil[…]

Top 3 Waterfalls I’ve Seen

I’ve seen dozens of waterfalls and as I mentioned once before “you rarely get a sh*t waterfall” (there was one on the Great Ocean Road in Australia actually, as it was literally just a drip of water falling…). But I’ve narrowed it down to a top three here as these three stand alone as easily Read more about Top 3 Waterfalls I’ve Seen[…]

World Borders: How to get from Argentina to Paraguay (Iguazu to Ciudad del Este via Brazil)

In my series on World Borders, here’s how to get from Argentina to Paraguay (via Brazil), yes you will end up going from Puerto Iguazu to Foz do Iguacu and onwards into Ciudad del Este. This is a complete guide from my journey. OK so there are a few different ways to cross the border Read more about World Borders: How to get from Argentina to Paraguay (Iguazu to Ciudad del Este via Brazil)[…]

I’m In Brazil, I’m Northern Irish! *

Brazil and Parana (region) flags served as my entrance point to the Republic of Brazil when I ventured across the border from Argentina in December 2010. As a football fan,it was always a dream to visit Brazil, but here my arrival into the country was merely to see a waterfall. And a waterfall that I Read more about I’m In Brazil, I’m Northern Irish! *[…]

Backpacking in Brazil: “Down The Waterfall…”, Foz Do Iguaçu

In December 2010 I made it across the border into Brazil. I went from Argentina to Brazil on a bus across the bridge between Puerto Iguazu and Foz Do Iguacu. There were two border points, one for exiting Argentina and for for entering Brazil. We had to drive between the two. I was off chasing Read more about Backpacking in Brazil: “Down The Waterfall…”, Foz Do Iguaçu[…]