Tag Archive: travel

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

Top 10 Central America

It is impossible to draw up this list without having it dominated by one country: Guatemala. With its huge variety of natural attractions and beautiful culture, Guatemala has so much to offer.┬áHaving said… 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

Caribbean beaches, jungle and ruins in Colombia’s North East

The North Western Caribbean coast has enough to keep any traveller occupied for weeks. With a stunning beachside national park, jungle covered archaeology sites and colonial towns, there is something here for everyone.… 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

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

Getting Lost and Found, Finding Whalesharks, Panama

My dream to swim with whalesharks started more than a decade ago, but several attempts to see these majestic creatures have failed. As I was travelling south from Nicaragua I kept hearing stories… 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

Pooing Sloths in Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica

It’s not every day you see a sloth in the wild and its a pretty special day if you get to watch one poo. For fellow traveller Ralph, his relaxing walk along the… 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