Archive for 'South America'

Polaroid of the week: Tayrona National Park, Colombia

Posted on 07. Feb, 2016 by .


This week’s Polaroid features Colombia’s stunning Tayrona National Park, which stretches along the Caribbean, offering pristine beaches and jungle hikes.

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Life lately & upcoming travels: January 2016 Edition

Posted on 31. Jan, 2016 by .


A look back at my travels from NYC to Colombia – the start of my annual winter escape! Colombia has been amazing, but also difficult (a break-in & food poisoning!)

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Polaroid of the week: Mountain views from a giant hammock in Minca, Colombia

Posted on 30. Jan, 2016 by .


After checking out some of Colombia’s Caribbean beaches, it was time to cool off in the mountains, and so we went to Minca in the Sierra Nevada for waterfalls & mountain hikes.

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Polaroid of the week: Beach bliss in Palomino, Colombia

Posted on 24. Jan, 2016 by .


From hot & sweaty Cartagena, I traveled up the coast to some of Colombia’s famous Caribbean beaches – and I was not disappointed, despite a scary incident…

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Polaroid of the week: Colorful Cartagena, Colombia

Posted on 16. Jan, 2016 by .


I’ve arrived in Colombia – in Cartagena, to be precise, a city I’ve been dreaming of visiting for years. My start to my 4th round of Latin America travels was off to a great start…

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5 reasons why Cuzco is worth a trip

Posted on 22. Sep, 2015 by .


Don’t make the mistake of skipping Cuzco when you visit Machu Picchu! The city itself is well worth a visit, and there’s much more to see than Machu Picchu… Find out what:

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Along the shores of Lake Titicaca: Discovering rural Bolivia on a 20km hike

Posted on 17. Dec, 2014 by .


A 20km day hike along the shores of Lake Titicaca in Bolivia turned out one of my favorite travel experiences in the country with stunning lake views, odd locals and rural Bolivia at its best.

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The Day I Cycled Down Bolivia’s Death Road

Posted on 27. Aug, 2014 by .


One of the most terrifying experiences on all my travels: Cycling down Bolivia’s notorious Death Road, also known as the most dangerous roads in the world!

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Where to stay in Sucre: Hostal CasArte Takubamba

Posted on 13. Apr, 2014 by .


We highly recommend Hostal CasArte Takubamba in Sucre, Bolivia! A beautiful hostel with an artsy vibe, we found clean and bright rooms here, a sunny courtyard and good breakfast!

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When your laptop gets altitude sickness…

Posted on 06. Apr, 2014 by .


Yes, laptops (and iPods!) can get altitude sickness, too! We tell you from what altitude on you have to be careful, and how you can prevent your hard drive crashing when traveling in high altitudes.

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