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)[…]

Jonny Blair the travelling Northern Irishman does Puerto Iguazu - a lifestyle of travel

Backpacking in Argentina: Buenos Aires to Puerto Iguazu By Bus

Drizzle and skyscrapers. My arrival for the third time in Buenos Aires was through this boat window. I got a Buquebus from Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay back into Argentina, at the port of Buenos Aires. I had first arrived in the Argentinian capital well over a month earlier. I ended up in BA three Read more about Backpacking in Argentina: Buenos Aires to Puerto Iguazu By Bus[…]

Backpacking in Argentina: Staying at the Cruz Del Sur Hostel, Ushuaia

  I actually stayed in 4 different places while in Ushuaia, the world’s most southerly city in November 2010. My sole purpose to visit Ushuaia was to go to Antarctica and I basically used the city as a stepping stone for that trip of a lifetime. I stayed in the horrible Hotel Ushuaia (as organised Read more about Backpacking in Argentina: Staying at the Cruz Del Sur Hostel, Ushuaia[…]

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! *[…]

Hotel Ushuaia, Argentina – The Real Fawlty Towers!

I never even wanted to stay in the Hotel Ushuaia and as a general rule when I’m travelling I try my best to avoid hotels. I’m not a hotel person at all. I dislike their non descript lack of personality. But when I booked the Antarctica trip, they included a night in this hotel, the Read more about Hotel Ushuaia, Argentina – The Real Fawlty Towers![…]

Backpacking in Argentina: Staying at Patagonia Pais Hostel, Ushuaia

After the immense trip to Antarctica, it was time to relax in the world’s southernmost city again, Ushuaia on the tip of Argentina. Before the Antarctica trip I had already spent a night in the excellent Cruz del Sur hostel and a night in the horrible Hotel Ushuaia, which you will hear more about. I Read more about Backpacking in Argentina: Staying at Patagonia Pais Hostel, Ushuaia[…]