Where To Stay In Medellin

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If you are looking for where to stay in Medellin, you are in the right place: I have spent weeks there and explored the city in depth. If you are planning a trip to Medellin but are worried about safety, comfort, and central location, I totally get it. Choosing accommodation in a city you aren’t … Read more

A Useful Guide To Barichara, Colombia


Not many people that visit Colombia ever make it to Barichara. This really is a lesser known destination – at least compared to popular places such Cartagena, Medellin, and Tayrona National Park. Should you visit Barichara when in Colombia, then? If you have a few extra days during your trip, I would definitely recommend checking … Read more

16 Best Souvenirs From Peru

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Many people go to Peru for an adventure and leave with a suitcase (or backpack) of memories. Peru is a fun place to shop in, as they have so many markets, high-quality options, and artisanal pieces of work. Whether shopping is your primary purpose in Peru or not, you’ll likely leave with at least a … Read more

A Guide To Peruvian Food

Peruvian Food

When people think of Peru, they often think of beautiful high-altitude hiking, ancient civilizations, and the world-famous Machu Picchu. These are all fantastic reasons to visit Peru, but there’s more. Peruvian food is so full of flavor, diverse, and high quality. Most people who spend time in Peru joke about how much weight they’ve gained … Read more

Is Lima Safe For Tourists?

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Is Lima safe? If you’re paying attention to the news of protests and riots, you might be wondering about the overall safety of Lima, Peru. The U.S. Department of State currently has a Level 3 Travel Advisory: Reconsider Travel for Peru. This was most recently updated on December 22nd, 2022, due to civil unrest and … Read more

An Excellent Guide To San Gil, Colombia

San Gil

Thought to be the adventure capital of Colombia, San Gil, in Santander Department, is a town of no more than 50000 people. It’s out of the classic tourist trail because organized tours don’t go there. However, if you like extreme sports and extreme fun, make it a point to visit, as it’s one of the … Read more

A Guide To San Telmo, Buenos Aires: 8 Best Things To Do

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Whenever I visit Buenos Aires, there is a place I never miss – San Telmo, one of the most interesting, charming and quaint barrios (neighborhoods) of the Argentine capital. This part of town is famous for the milongas (places where locals go dance tango) and the antiques market, but I admit I go there to … Read more

19 Best Beaches In Colombia

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When you think of Colombia, do you think of long stretches of crystal clear beaches and beautiful blue water? Because you should! Colombia is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean. And these beaches are surrounded by low-cost villages, towns, and cities. The quality of the beaches, the large quantity to … Read more