While still not quite as popular as the Patagonia region way in the south of Chile, other southern Chilean cities like Pucón, Valdivia and Puerto Varas and the island of Chiloe, are becoming more and more known to travelers around the world. These desirable destinations are pretty remote and may not be the easiest to get to, but they’re definitely worth the effort. With picturesque lakes, snow-capped
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!
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,
I hardly ever write straightforward “reviews” on this here blog of mine. Why? Simply put, I don’t write “reviews” because I don’t think they’re enjoyable for my readers or effective for companies. As an active blog reader myself, I find straightforward reviews pretty boring. If I wanted to read solely about how lovely or terrible someone’s experience was at a certain place, I’d hop right on
Have you ever heard of the immensely popular South American brandy-like spirit, Pisco? If you haven’t, which is highly possible, as I hadn’t before moving to Santiago, Pisco is a type of grape-brandy, made in the wine producing regions of Chile and Peru. Pisco is by far the most commonly consumed liquor throughout these two countries and can be found in almost any bar or
You’ve booked your flight to Cusco. You’ve sorted through all the treks and tours, got your trip to Machu Picchu planned to a T, researched all the ruins and even booked a tour of the Sacred Valley. You’ve put in the prep work, explored all your options and thought out every last detail. But wait, now, where to stay? If you’re anything like me, planning