Tag Archive: South America

Taking Flight and Gastronomical Delights, Lima

Home to the world’s best ceviche and Japanese-Peruvian fusion food, the Peruvian capital boats three of the world’s top 50 restaurants. But despite its gastronomical delights and a certain charm, Lima and its… Continue reading

The wow factor, Huascarán National Park, Huaraz

A glacier on every mountain top, turquoise lakes and beautiful rivers define this region and it seems unbelievable that anyone could visit Peru without coming here. Like most travellers, the first two times… Continue reading

Music, history and fertility in Villa de Leyva

The beautiful whitewashed town of Villa de Leyva is a gorgeous place to spend a few days visiting its ancient fertility and calendar site, waterfalls and mountains and mixing with the locals. A… Continue reading

Under the World’s tallest palm trees, Salento

Surrounded by coffee farms and mountains, the cute colonial village of Salento is home to the world’s tallest palm trees and the gateway to hiking the towering peaks and glaciers of Los Nevados… 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