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Explore resources and guides to traveling in South America!

From hiking the Inca Trail in Peru, to seeing some of the world’s most unique animals in the Galapagos Islands, the articles, stories, and guides you’ll find here are sure to help you plan your dream trip to South America. Frayed Passport is community-driven, so if you have a story or post you’d like to share, have a look at the editorial guidelines and get in touch!

Not sure where to start? Check out the top post on traveling in South America this month: The History of Ceviche—Peru’s National Dish

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By |September 19th, 2020|

COVID travel is changing day-to-day. Read this interview with world traveler Dale Knight for info about where you can go right now, and how.

By |September 16th, 2020|

Two years ago, I traveled to Peru for work, and returned home with a tiger-striped street dog named Mimi. Here's my international pet adoption story!

By |September 4th, 2020|

The perfect time for retirement doesn't exist. Things change, and sometimes radically - let's look at eight basics to keep you on track to achieving your semi-retirement or early retirement dreams.

By |July 6th, 2020|

This guide covers all you need to know about traveling during COVID-19: the best destinations and activities during Coronavirus, and how to stay safe.

By |February 18th, 2020|

Peru has quickly become the gastronomic capital of Latin America - and this can be attributed in part to ceviche, a wonderful dish popular along the coast.

By |February 12th, 2020|

These best digital nomad cities around the world have it all: affordability, safety, convenience, and access to healthcare and other necessities. Read on!

By |February 3rd, 2020|

In this article, we’ll look at Anthony Bourdain’s 10 best episodes of Parts Unknown. Take time to watch them, and you’ll be hungry for more than just food.

By |December 10th, 2019|

If you can't decide where you'd like to go this winter, we're here to help: let's have a look at some sunny, warm destinations for beating the winter blues!

By |November 21st, 2019|

As remote work opportunities grow, coliving and coworking spaces have popped up all over the world. Here are six of the best ones in Latin America!

By |October 21st, 2019|

Peru is just one of many destinations where you'll easily (maybe surprisingly) find great pizza---let's have a look at our favorite pizza places in Cusco!

By |August 21st, 2019|

Looking for the best restaurants in Bogota? We're here to help. This gorgeous, cosmopolitan capital city is a haven for foodies and adventurers alike.

By |August 7th, 2019|

Among the world's most remote and gorgeous natural wonders, the breathtaking salt flats of Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia, span over 4,000 square miles.

By |May 4th, 2018|

Ready to see the world and make a difference? Read our guide to volunteering abroad so you have the tools to choose the right program and travel SMART.

By |September 25th, 2017|

At 12,320 feet on a cloud obscured road in the Ecuadorian Andes, visibility close to nothing, our bus could not get traction. How were we to get unstuck?

By |June 2nd, 2016|

Built in 1942, Café Alaska has the distinct honor of being a Medellin, Colombia heritage site - and here's why you should stop in on your next trip!

By |May 10th, 2016|

It’s as Peruvian as llamas, Machu Picchu, and ceviche and is a drink that many tourists visiting Peru fall in love with. It's the Pisco Sour.

By |March 28th, 2016|

Hola (hello) and bienvenida (welcome) to survival Spanish. Here are a few tips to get you through your next visit to Latin America!

By |January 18th, 2016|

A lot is being made these days about experiential travel. Go without expectations. Experience with an open mind and open eyes. Try not to make judgments.

By |December 22nd, 2015|

There's more to Peru's native artisanship than textiles. One other area in which this country excels, and has done so throughout history, is ceramics.

By |November 25th, 2015|

Earth Day first started as far back as 1970. While that may seem a long time, compared to the history of the Peruvian Andes, it’s practically a nanosecond.

By |December 29th, 2014|

While Peruvian cuisine has become more recognized in the world gastronomic scene, some of the best restaurants in Cusco offer international fare.