A few months back I started this blog series- ‘A Little Look at my Expat Life’ for several reasons. First, I was in a major blogging slump and really trying to find something to get me excited about this little part of my life again. I was feeling unmotivated and discouraged, and frankly, without many travel plans on the horizon, I felt like I was
With its bustling cities, stunning vistas, and of course, the white peaks of the Andes, Chile remains an incredibly popular holiday destination for travelers from all over the world. In the last five years, Chile has experienced something of a gastronomical revolution, thanks to renowned chefs like Rodolfo Guzman and renowned pastry chef Gustavo Saez who are making their mark in the foodie world.
Finally! It’s about time I got around to writing about Cartagena! I’ve already had a bunch of people message and e-mail me asking for Colombia recommendations, so this week I forced myself to sit down and organize my thoughts into a post. Unfortunately my trip to Colombia only allowed for 3 days in Cartagena, but I’d like to think I made the most of it!
Before going to Colombia, I received tons of rave reviews from other travelers. Everyone attested to the fact that Colombia was a captivating country full of colorful culture, welcoming people and incredible history. All who had visited Colombia had completely fallen in love. Actually, out of all the travelers I talked to, Colombia was most people’s favorite stop in all of South America. BUT, the
I fell hopelessly head over heels in love with Medellín. In just one day, the city had me smitten. Yeah.. I know .. I seem to say that an awful lot. But seriously, Medellín is special. It’s one of those places that I immediately felt a draw to. One of those cities I felt a need to further explore. One where I immediately knew- one
When traveling solo, so much of your experience depends on who you meet and where you stay. For me, the two go hand in hand and are two major factors that will determine the success of your trip. I recently returned from a weeklong solo trip in Colombia, and absolutely fell in love with the city of Medellín. I had the time of my life,