Ilha Grande from Rio

The Basics Getting to the dock was simple! From Copacabana, we hired Easy transfer. They charge $30 each way per person for 2.5 hour bus and 45 minute ferry to the island. They will pick you up at your hotel in a one-hour time frame. Reserve on their website in advance and choose one of … Continue reading Ilha Grande from Rio

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Iguazu Falls: Both Sides

The Basics We flew from Rio’s international airport into Aeroporto Internacional de Foz do Iguaçu. We went with LATAM airlines, and got discount tickets for $50 USD each way. These tickets did not include checked bags, so I recommend double checking with the airline you fly with. From the airport, we took a taxi straight … Continue reading Iguazu Falls: Both Sides

Cusco, Peru

The Basics We flew internationally and arrived at the airport about 20 minutes from the city center. We paid S20 for a taxi into town, which I think is way overpriced (oh well!). Taxis don’t have meters here, so bartering is necessary. We chose to stay in 2 different areas: near the Plaza de Armas … Continue reading Cusco, Peru