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10 ways to spend two weeks in Bogotá

10 ways to spend two weeks in Bogotá

Maybe Bogotá isn’t the first destination on your list of places to visit when you come to Colombia. You might think one night is enough before you catch a night bus to Cali or Salento. However, if you’re interested in powerful political street art, love […]

Howe to: 10 ways of dealing with grief when travelling

Howe to: 10 ways of dealing with grief when travelling

While you’re away travelling, you might experience dealing with grief at some point. It might be from a good friend breaking up with a long term boyfriend you were close to. Or your friend at home didn’t get the job they worked hard for. You […]

Pedra da Gavea hike: Is this the best view of Rio de Janeiro?

Pedra da Gavea hike: Is this the best view of Rio de Janeiro?

Pedra da Gavea hike with vertigo   For someone who is not normally much of a hiker in England, I have found myself on many a treks in the last 7 months of travelling. Much to the dismay of my travel buddy Hannah, as we […]

Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral

Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral

Another incredible place to visit outside of Bogotá is el catedral de sal de Zipaquirá – the Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral. This beautiful and sacred cathedral lies 180 metres underground. To create the cathedral they first had to extract 250,00 tonnes of salt rock. It was […]

5 of the best museums in Bogotá

5 of the best museums in Bogotá

I’ve given you the 10 best ways to spend 2 weeks in Bogotá and as promised in this blog, I give you the best museums in Bogotá to visit on those bitterly cold days. 1) Museo Nacional de Colombia This impressive museum is the biggest and […]

10 Things you need to know before travelling to Lençóis Maranhenses in Brazil

10 Things you need to know before travelling to Lençóis Maranhenses in Brazil

  Have you seen those incredible turquoise blue lagoons in the heart of a desert? Maybe you’ve seen them on Instagram or in travel videos on Youtube. Ever wondered where they are? You can find these in the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park in the north of […]

How to explore the Brazilian Pantanal

How to explore the Brazilian Pantanal

What you need to know about the Brazilian Pantanal   This is Brazil’s best kept secret. The Brazilian Pantanal is the world’s largest wetland area, home to the highest concentration of wildlife in South America.   The majority of the Pantanal is found in the […]

The top 10 things to do in Rio de Janeiro not everybody knows about

The top 10 things to do in Rio de Janeiro not everybody knows about

There are an unlimited amount of things to do in Rio de Janeiro. You can easily spend 10 days or more exploring the city and its surroundings and still not have done everything. Here are my top 10 things to do in Rio de Janeiro […]

Rio Carnival: What you need to know before visiting the Sambadrome

Rio Carnival: What you need to know before visiting the Sambadrome

What is the Sambadrome Rio Carnival?   The Sambadrome Rio Carnival is definitely an event during Carnival not to be missed. It’s an impressive spectacle that draws in thousands of people each night, allowing samba schools from across Brazil to show off their best moves […]

10 things you need to know about Rio de Janeiro Carnival

10 things you need to know about Rio de Janeiro Carnival

Where do you even start when it comes to planning Rio de Janeiro Carnival?   Do you even have to plan for Carnival? What should you take with you? There are a lot of things to think of when planning your first trip to Rio. […]