Category Archives: South America

An Eco-Friendly Getaway at Hostal La Finca in San Jeronimo, Colombia

Sitting in Medellin for nearly two straight weeks just seemed daunting.  I’m a restless person by nature and I knew I needed a small break during the trip to keep me alert and energized for the duration of such a trip.  I lusted over the wax palms and coffee valleys but knew that they were […]

Eat, Sleep, and Be Happy in Cartagena

Cartagena is one of the few places I have traveled to that I didn’t really appreciate until I left.  I arrived via a super affordable Jet Blue ticket from JFK airport in New York without any preparation and after a grueling, long-haul across the Atlantic from Oslo.  I was immediately taken aback by the impressive Colonial architecture […]

Emerging from the Shadows – The Future of Colombia as a Travel Destination

Colombia is a country with a rough past and a bad image it’s trying desperately to shed. For far too many people, what they know of this South American country comes mostly from a certain Netflix series. To be fair, some of the things you may think about Colombia are most definitely true. The country […]

12 Very Useful Things to Know Before You Travel to Bolivia

12 Very Useful Things to Know Before You Travel to Bolivia

Bolivia is a fantastic travel destination for all types of travelers. This post details many things you should know before you travel to Bolivia.  If you have additional thoughts about what to know before visiting Bolivia, please leave them in the comments! This is a guest post from Deb at The Visa Project. Tips for […]

The Ultimate 3 Weeks in Brazil Itinerary for First-Timers

The Ultimate 3 Weeks in Brazil Itinerary for First-Timers

Brazil is easily one of the most diverse countries on the planet. This 3 weeks in Brazil itinerary will hit many of the high-points in the South American country and leave room to still relax and have a little fun. This is a guest post from Mario at Rest and Recuperation.  Brazil Itinerary There is […]