Amber's travels

Adventurer & (un)-professional Blogger




My latest blog posts

Thanks for taking the time to visit my blog; it’s my pride and joy 🤗! I’ve been working on it tirelessly (when I should have actually been doing consulting work – putting my employment on the line, just for you guys. Because I love you all 💕).

Please sit back, grab a brew (or a glass of wine 🍷), and enjoy reading about my adventures/misfortunes.

Visiting the Quebrada de Humahuaca, Argentina

The Quebrada de Humahuaca is a colourful valley situated in northern Argentina nearby Salta Jujuy. If you’re wondering how to see Tilcara, Purmamarca and Humahuaca – and of course know all my weird gossip – read on! 🥰

Samaipata, Bolivia – The El Fuerte Ruins

El Fuerte de Samaipata is a pre-Incan, Mojocoyas-period (AD 300) temple ruins site in the Andes Mountains of Bolivia designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. El Fuerte in Samaipata is also Bolivia’s largest pre-Incan site. Read on to find out how YOU can explore El Fuerte, Bolivia.

Ultimate Guide on how to hike The El Choro Trek, Bolivia

The El Choro Trek is one most beautiful treks in Bolivia – starting in La Cumbre and finishing in the Yungas jungle. This pre-Columbian trek once formed part of the famous Inca Trail network known as the Qapac Ñan. Read on for my ultimate El Choro guide! 😊

Flying over the Nazca Lines, Peru

The Nazca (Nasca) Lines are the collection of geoglyphs carved into the Nazca Desert. If you decide to fly over them, read on for my experience and advice!

Things to Expect Hiking Rainbow Mountain, Peru

Want to visit Rainbow Mountain in Peru? My tips will help you do it right, including how to prepare for the altitude, what stuff to bring and of course who to book with. Be prepared for a new 🔥Instagram post!

A Guide to Quito, Ecuador: 7 Top Things to Do!

If you’re visiting Ecuador, chances are you’ll make it to Quito. Quito is a big city sitting at over 2,850m above sea level. Read on for my top 7 things to do in Quito, where to go and what to eat. And of course, where to boogie! 👏🏻

20 Travel Hacks Every Backpacker Needs

Here are 20 of the smartest travel hacks to help you learn from my mistakes and travel better in the future! Roll your clothes. Scan your passport. Download Offline Maps. DESTROY the buffet breakfast. 😉

Veganism and Vegetarianism: Backpacker’s Survival Guide

Although I enjoy being a vegetarian - to quote Kermit the frog, "it isn't easy being green" - especially when you're away from your home comforts. Vegetarianism (and especially veganism) just isn’t a thing in many cultures. Years ago when I was in Tel Aviv I ordered a...

My top 5 things to do in Leon, Nicaragua

Visiting Leon, Nicaragua? Here are some things that you can do to escape from the MELTING HEAT on a budget 😅. So if you’re a solo backpacker traveling on a shoestring fear not – Leon, Nicaragua won’t break the bank! 🙌🏼

Ometepe Island, Nicaragua – The Ultimate Guide

So you want to visit Ometepe Island? Nicaragua is the land of volcanoes! Read my ultimate guide on getting to Ometepe, Ometepe accommodation, what to eat on Ometepe and what to do! Ometepe Island is actual #instagramgoals so worth checking out… 🌋🌋

Where to eat? Restaurants on Little Corn, Nicaragua!

Welcome to the tropical paradise that is Little Corn Island! After the treacherous schlep here via cargo boat, panga or propeller plane, you’re probably absolutely starving! But where to go first? 🤔 All this blue sky is making me hungry… Anybody who knows me knows my...

Taking on the World, One City at a Time 🌎

If you’re not related to me, one of my friends who I’ve forgotten to WhatsApp back (sorry 🙈), one of my mums friends who she has shared this with (cheers mum 👍) or someone who randomly stalks my Instastories ( 😏) then you’re probably wondering who I am.

I’m Amber! Nice to meet you 🤝