Tayrona National Park is a must-see if you're visiting Colombia. It's on Colombia's Caribbean coast and has, by far, the best beaches that I've seen in the country. The park itself is covered with lush tropical vegetation and palm trees. It is also home to some of Colombia's indigenous people and you may come across… Continue reading Tayrona National Park, Colombia
Santa Marta sits on the Caribbean coast line and serves as a gateway to Colombia’s nicer beaches, mountains (the Sierra Nevada) and national parks. It is a very hectic, urban city and has a rep for being quite run down in places but you'll still find tourists here as they head to explore the surrounding… Continue reading Santa Marta, Colombia – is it worth it?
Getsemani is such a cool part of Cartagena and only a 10 minute walk away from the old town. It is so colourful and full of creativity, mainly displayed through the numerous street murals everywhere you look. Getsemani is vibrant though a little run run down in places but I think this just adds to the… Continue reading Arty vibes in Getsemani, Cartagena
Cartagena is one of the most beautiful places I've visited and is definitely a solid favourite. With its colourful buildings, some rustic and others majestic, quaint cobblestone streets and the constant hustle and bustle of the locals, this is a place not to be missed! In fact I genuinely think Cartagena is going to become… Continue reading Cartagena Travel Guide, Colombia
Burano is a bright, cheery and colourful island in the Venice lagoon, renowned for its handmade lace as well as for its picturesque canals and colourful houses. In fact the island takes its colour palette so seriously that locals must apply to the government before they can paint their houses and can only choose from… Continue reading Colourful Burano
Even though I've been to Venice before (previous post), as soon as I reached and heard the gondoliers singing, I couldn't wait to explore the city once again! I've learnt that no matter how many times you come to Venice, it still manages to retain its charm and mystique. And as touristy as Venice can… Continue reading Back to Venice
'At the birth of the planet the most beautiful encounter between land and sea must have been on the Montenegrin coast' Lord Byron I couldn't agree more with Byron. Montenegro is a beautiful Balkan country with interesting history combined with stunning mountainous scenery and charming seaside towns - it's a small country, nearly half the… Continue reading A Day in Montenegro!