REVIEW Raices Hotel San Agustín

This was our 1st stop in Colombia so we weren’t sure what to expect with regards to accomodation but we were really happy with the hospitality, cleanliness and price staying at Raices in San Agustín. Continue reading REVIEW Raices Hotel San Agustín


REVIEW: Hostel Chasqui Otavalo

Otavalo is a peaceful little town and this is a peaceful little hostel. We were given the penthouse room for no extra charge and the owner went out of his way to make sure we were happy. The sunsets from our bedroom balcony were delicious! Continue reading REVIEW: Hostel Chasqui Otavalo

REVIEW: Cloud Forest Chugchilán

After a second full day of hiking this is exactly the kind of place you want to come home to! Lovely owners, hot showers and hotter meals. Perfect for a weary wanderer to rest their bones. Hospitality: 10/10 We were welcomed in off the street and shown to our respective rooms with no booking necessary. The food was lovely and during dinner the owner came over … Continue reading REVIEW: Cloud Forest Chugchilán

REVIEW: Friends Hostel Quito

Quito is a vibrant and beautiful cultural hub with lots to do and experience. There are many hostels to choose from, but if you are looking for a clean and organised place with friendly staff then I’d suggest checking into Friends Hostel in the heart of the old town. Hospitality: 10/10 The staff here seem to be a team of young guys who are all dedicated … Continue reading REVIEW: Friends Hostel Quito

REVIEW: Patty’s House Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands

The Galapagos Islands is known to be expensive however we found it was possible to find a basic place for $15-$20 each. Or for a little bit extra you can have your own mini apartment at Patty’s House complete with kitchen to cook up your own fresh seafood from the market. Hospitality: 10/10 Patty met us at the door and showed us up to our room. … Continue reading REVIEW: Patty’s House Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands

REVIEW: Tatais Hostel San Pedro de Atacama

San Pedro has to be the most overpriced place in South America, so Tatais is a good budget option with a clean kitchen and a nice courtyard to chill in. They have dorms and private rooms and also organise tours to see the area’s highlights. Hospitality: 7/10 At first we didn’t know how to take the owner here but after a few minutes we realised she … Continue reading REVIEW: Tatais Hostel San Pedro de Atacama