Posts Tagged "Easter Island"


Updated on: 01/29/19I had been excited to visit Easter Island ever since I scored an amazing deal with airmiles and booked a $22 round trip flight to the island eleven months in advance. While it did not go exactly as I had imagined, the sights and history make Easter Island a wonderful destination to visit. Though the population hovers just below 6,000 full time inhabitants, I struggle to imagine where they all are and what they do....

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The Uncomfortable Side of Travel

The Uncomfortable Side of Travel


Posted By Rylei on Dec 8, 2015

Updated on: 06/29/18When I first announced I was taking a solo tour of the world, friends and family alike were concerned. At barely 5’4” and under a hundred pounds, my tiny size and gender had everyone frowning about what could go wrong. I waved off their concerns and set off anyway. Now with more than a half dozen Central and South American countries under my belt, I can easily say I've felt safe and ignored almost everywhere I've...

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Updated on: 01/29/19If there was one thing about exploring Rapa Nui that surprised us the most, it would be that there was an incredible range of accommodation options available for visitors. For an island so remote, we thought we'd be paying an arm and a leg to stay there, and as it turns out there are options available for everyone- from the most frugal budget traveler to those wanting all the bells and whistles (except for good...

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Updated on: 01/29/19When it comes to helping others with their trips to Easter Island, we seem to get one question over and over again.  It is simply this: how many nights do I need? Considering Easter Island is only about 60 square miles and you can drive around it in a few hours, you may think you only need two or three night there. But in order to truly see it all, we have determined that the magic number is five nights to visit...

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Updated on: 01/29/19“Is it possible to visit Easter Island without spending a lot of money?” This is a question we've been asked quite frequently since our trip to the island. To answer this question in a single statement, the best we can say this: It depends on what you define as “a lot“. If you are looking at spending under $50/day, Easter Island (also known as Isla de Pascua or Rapa Nui) will not be the...

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