20 09, 2017

Back in Choachi

By | September 20th, 2017|Art and Culture, Nature|0 Comments

Another beautiful sunny day meant another perfect excursion to Choachi to explore what I missed out on last time! After the short journey from the capital I started the day with breakfast at Bella Italia followed by a great espresso before visiting some nearby thermal pools. Despite the sulphuric smell this was an enjoyable place to [...]

4 09, 2017

Hiking and waterfalls near Bogota!

By | September 4th, 2017|Coffee, Nature|0 Comments

If looking for waterfalls near Bogota you need look no further than La Chorrera. Famous for being the highest waterfall here in Colombia it's also a beautiful hike with such scenic surroundings that it should definitely be considered by anyone visiting Bogota. A quick heads up would be that the hike from the main road to [...]

14 08, 2017

The Best South American Beaches

By | August 14th, 2017|Adventure, Nature|0 Comments

  Whether it's the pristine sands of Colombia's Caribbean coast or the turquoise waters of the paradise that is North East Brazil, South America is a beach goers heaven. If you're searching for a city with great beaches then you need look no further than Rio de Janeiro in Brazil (with the famous Copacabana beach [...]

14 07, 2017

Exploring the South American jungle

By | July 14th, 2017|Adventure, Nature|0 Comments

Having spent time in the jungles of Brazil, Bolivia and Ecuador I suppose I can claim some authority on the subject. I can definitely confirm that no two pieces of the rain forest are completely alike, each trip is as unique and exciting as the last! If you're going to venture into the great unknown, [...]

17 05, 2017

Underrated Santander

By | May 17th, 2017|Nature|0 Comments

Santander Colombia Santander isn't a department that I had heard much about prior to visiting. It's definitely not prominent on the backpacker or tourist trail, however after visiting I've no idea why! It's an incredible area packed full of picturesque towns trapped in time and equally arresting vistas; mountainous backdrops, lush meadows, unique colourful rivers [...]

1 05, 2017

Colombia’s Caribbean Coast

By | May 1st, 2017|Nature|0 Comments

Colombia's Caribbean Coast Cartagena The majority of tourists who venture out to Colombia's Caribbean coast fly from Bogotá or Medellin to Cartagena or Santa Marta. Either way Cartagena is definitely worth a visit. The old town inside the remarkable old city walls is stunning, the centro historico area has some beautiful buildings and architecture and it's a good use [...]

31 03, 2017

Points of interest outside of Bogotá – Zipaquirá & Chicaque

By | March 31st, 2017|History, Nature|0 Comments

Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral Zipaquirá is possibly the most popular trip to make from Bogotá probably owing to its inimitability and reputation as an architectural wonder. “Underground Salt Cathedral” is a phrase that would pique the interest of most people and as such many make the journey to view the excavations, underground illuminations and sheer impressive [...]