Author Archives: Robert Bell

How Much Does It Really Cost to Live in Bolivia?

Having made the move from the UK to Bolivia I am used to people asking me about the different cost of living in these two countries. So, how much does it really cost to live in Bolivia these days?

Well, the truth is that Bolivia is a much cheaper place to live in most respects. However, there are some things that cost more here if you aren’t careful about it.

Is Salta the Real Argentina?

As it is the nearest big tourist destination to where I now live, Salta has become somewhere I head to whenever I feel the urge to get away for a few days.

Mar del Plata: A Very Argentine Holiday

I am not usually a big fan of going to lie on the beach on holiday. However, I was recently tempted to go to Mar del Plata for a classic trip to the Argentine seaside.

I had heard that this was a fun and family oriented type of beach resort. My wife had gone here as a kid and convinced me that I would enjoy it so I took the plunge and gave it a try.

Asunción Feels Far from the Rest of the World

I knew so little about Asunción before travelling there that I didn’t even know how to pronounce its name in English. I don’t think I had ever heard anyone mention the capital of Paraguay in my whole life.

The Unexpected Reasons Why Paraguay Now Rules My World

Have you ever headed off to a new destination with very low expectation levels and then been stunned at what you found?

That is exactly what happened to me recently when I discovered that Paraguay is probably my favourite place on Earth. Why do I love it so much?