Tag Archive: Latin America

7 ways to most likely die when travelling

Did your families shake with trepidation when you announced you were going travelling abroad? Was your mum convinced you were going to be abducted, murdered, arrested or worse? By and large, my travelling… Continue reading

The Red Edge, Rock Climbing in Colombia

Colombia offers a small but stunning selection of climbing locations which can keep you satisfied for weeks. Perhaps the best climbing area is in the tiny three house town of La Mojarra, just… Continue reading

Coloured history in Cartagena, Colombia

The historic town of this Caribbean city can be described in a single word: stunning. With its fortified walls, colourful colonial facades, Spanish courtyards, churches, green squares and pristine streets, Cartagena is possibly… Continue reading

Making friends over coffee in Manizales

Could Manizales be the friendliest places on earth? Strangers stopped me in the street to talk and a taxi driver turned off his meter to give a tour of town, it was a… Continue reading

Celebrities in Medellin

Medellin was once the most dangerous city in Colombia, but it is hard to find any remanence of that time, with people super friendly, the city clean and a party vibe emanating on… Continue reading

Pirates and Paradise in the Caribbean, San Blas, Panama

The San Blas Islands must be the Hollywood shoot location for every pirate movie ever made. More than 400 islands with white sandy beaches and coconut trees dot these stunning Caribbean waters. Our… Continue reading

Sun, surf and starfish in Bocas del Toro, Panama

All roads lead to Bocas del Toro: whether you are seeking to party, lounge on beautiful white sandy beaches with turquoise water or surf a dozen or so breaks, Bocas has it all… Continue reading

Turtles, crocodiles and canoes in Tortuguero

Sandwiched between the river and ocean on the northern Caribbean cost is the relaxed village of Tortuguero. Surrounded by dense old growth forest and rivers, boats, canoes and legs are the only means… Continue reading

Oaxaca City, Mexico

The jewel of Mexico. This city is a place to plan to visit for a few days and stay for years. With stunning colonial architecture, paved pedestrian streets, beautiful churches, rich culture and… Continue reading