Archive for 'South America'

Six things nobody tells you about Colombia’s Totumo Mud Volcano

Posted on 17. May, 2016 by .


If you find yourself in Cartagena, chances are that you’ll end up visiting the Totumo Mud Volcano. But beware: there are quite a few things nobody tells you before you go..

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Where to stay in Bogota: The Hilton

Posted on 11. May, 2016 by .


Confession: There are times when I feel a little bit intimated when visiting a new place. It doesn’t happen often, mainly in massive cities I’ve never been to, like Hong Kong or Mexico City. And I’ve found the best way to make myself feel more at ease and comfortable in a case like this is […]

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Colombia Highlights: My 13 favorite travel moments in Colombia

Posted on 06. Apr, 2016 by .


After nine weeks in Colombia, I am sharing my favorite travel experiences in Colombia with you – including beaches, street art, hikes, salsa dancing, coffee and more!

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Life Lately & Upcoming Travels: March 2016 Edition

Posted on 31. Mar, 2016 by .


In my monthly round-ups, I am looking back at my travels over the past four weeks, what went well and what didn’t, and what’s next for me.

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Polaroid of the week: Botero makes me happy | Medellin, Colombia

Posted on 20. Mar, 2016 by .


I’d been wanting to visit Medellin for years, and now I finally made it to Colombia’s second city. Read on to find out what I got up to in Fernando Botero’s hometown!

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Polaroid of the week: Colombia’s stunning Valle De Cocora

Posted on 12. Mar, 2016 by .


A visit to Colombia’s coffee region and the beautiful Valle De Cocora was something I’d been looking forward to for a long time – and this week I finally made it to Salento, a small town in the heart of the zona cafetera.

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Polaroid of the week: Kayaking in the Amazon

Posted on 06. Mar, 2016 by .


I spent eight days exploring Colombia’s Amazonas region – a week filled with swimming in the Amazon, spotting pink river dolphins, an Ayahuasca ceremony, and much more…

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Life lately & upcoming travels: February 2016 Edition

Posted on 03. Mar, 2016 by .


In my monthly round-ups, I share the best and the worst of the past four weeks, where I’ve been, and what’s next for me! February 2016 was all about Colombia.

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Polaroid of the week: Charmed by Villa De Leyva, Colombia

Posted on 27. Feb, 2016 by .


Villa de Leyva is the most picturesque village I’ve seen in Colombia so far! Bright white houses, cobble stones, churches that date back to the 16th century….

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Polaroid of the week: Surprised by Bogotá

Posted on 20. Feb, 2016 by .


Bogotá doesn’t have the best reputation – the more surprised was I when I arrived in Colombia’s capital and discovered that it’s actually a pretty cool city!

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