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Often maligned so called “gringo” hostels seem to come in for some stick from a certain section of traveller. While it’s always nice to meet some locals and get to know there culture the fact is that a large majority of travellers love to socialize with people from their own cultures or even countries. It…

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The Gocta Falls May 23, 2011

Many of us have undoubtedly met someone who has done something that was “not even in lonely planet” or “so local” but the Gocta Falls in Peru are certainly something that can be considered off the beaten track.  The falls are 771 meters (2,529 feet) high and located in Chachapoyas and actually not that arduous…

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 Peru dating and romance guide “Sexual interactions between locals and travellers are common” – Lonely Planet 2009 Well that’s about as realistic as lonely planet can get about the realities of travel, and yes it is true and hooking up with locals is all part of travelling. So writes Coelina Johnston with help from Karl…

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The Point Arequipa is now offering new cheaper rates for the same great service.  Large Dorm (8 pax) – S/.20 (around US$8) Small Dorm (6 pax) – S/.24 (around US$10) Mini Dorm (4 pax) – S/.28 (around US$11) Twin Room (2 pax) – S/.32 (around US$12.50) Double Ensuite (2 pax) S/.38 (around US$14.50) Hilton Suite…

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We need a fun and friendly backpacker to join our team in Puno. In exchange for some shifts on the bar we offer free accommodation, free breakfast and lunch as well as great discounts. Also most importantly you will have a fun time in one of the most enchanting cities in Peru.

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Lets face it dating and romance is a big part of travelling so… No dating scene in bolivia?Well i have consulted Coleina (the previous love guide writer)  on this and she has told me the dating scene for gringas in Bolivia is a wasteland. It is certainly true that Bolivian people have the worst reputation…

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So perhaps you like the country you are in and want to meet some people and earn some money while you are there, well as many of you will know if you speak English you already have a job somewhere in the world and its all the more easier if you are native, because of…

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To some night life when travelling is as important as daylight activities, indeed many friends are made and relationships formed when the sun goes down, so… here are my top 10 South American night-life spots. Help me complete the last 2 with your picks! 1)    D-EDGE – Sao Paulo: Rio has beaches and Lapa but…

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GENDER BENDER PARTY@ The Point Hostel LIMA Drinks Specials: Buckets (Rum or Vodka) 2 for S/35 FREE SHOTS FOR THE BENDERS! NEW BAR GAMES (POOL SHOT, KILLER POOL, BEER PONG, TWISTER & MORE) MORE SURPRISES PRIZES FOR THE BEST COSTUMES What are you waiting for? Come to THE POINT HOSTEL LIMA!

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