It is difficult to try and think of adjectives that can really do justice to the Iguazu Falls. It is a spectacular, awe-inspiring sight and all other waterfalls now pale in comparison! It really does live up to its name which means 'big water' in native Guarani Indian language. To put it into perspective, it is… Continue reading Beautiful Iguazu Falls
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
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
I've been wanting to go to Croatia for a while now (before the Game of Thrones hype believe it or not!) and 2017 was the year it finally happened. With its dramatic, mountainous scenery coupled with mesmerisingly clear, turquoise waters, all I can say is I'm not surprised that the Croatia travel industry is booming! The… Continue reading Croatia Travel Diary – Split
Slovenia is in an ideal location for intrepid travellers and explorers. Nestled between Italy, Austria, Hungary and Croatia, it is well connected and is a common stop-off point for travellers who are on the move. A former Yugoslavian state, Slovenia has been influenced by its communist past and offers a unique experience, combining both Eastern… Continue reading Slovenia day trips – Lake Bled, Postojna Cave, Predjama Castle