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 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…

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 Brazil.…

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 central-western part…

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…

The Galápagos Islands: booking last minute cruises

The Galápagos Islands: booking last minute cruises

“Show us your tattoo of a penguin riding a unicycle wearing a top hat Mark!!”, we chanted in sync, as we conquered towers of beer in a John Lennon themed bar in the capital of Ecuador. Meanwhile my good friend Mark Todd went on to…