El Chorrillo: A walking tour through the forgotten part of Panama City

Panama El Chorrillo Tour

The Barrio El Chorrillo is a subdivision in Panama City. It was founded in 1915, when immigrants started settling down to work on the construction of the Panama Canal. The US Americans were living in a strictly separated zone, where Read more…


Boat Trip from Leticia (Colombia) to Iquitos (Peru)

Colombia Amazonas

If you are wondering how to get out of the jungle, there are only two ways: by boat or by plane. I decided to go by boat from Leticia to Iquitos and take the chance to see more of the Read more…


Things to do in Leticia // Colombian Amazonas

Colombia Amazonas Leticia

Leticia: Location & History Leticia is located in the Amazonas, and the southernmost city of Colombia. The next big city is far away and you can only get to Leticia by plane or boat. It is almost isolated and more Read more…


Welcome to the Jungle: The Amazonas, one of my biggest adventures

Colombia Amazonas

I was sitting in a restaurant in Cartagena, when two guys started talking to me. They asked me which places I plan to go in Colombia and I told them that after my next stop in Medellin, I had no Read more…


Hola Gringa! Welcome to Colombia! Exploring Colombia for 6 weeks

Colombia Cartagena

Isn’t Colombia on every backpackers’ bucket list nowadays? Are you dreaming of exploring this diverse country? I spent 6 amazing weeks there and I want to share useful travel information and personal impressions about Colombia in this blog. You will Read more…


Things to do in Medellin // Colombia

Colombia Medellin

Medellin is the second largest city in Colombia with a population of 2,4 million people. It is located in the Aburrá valley in the Andes. Thanks to its location, Medellin is called the „City of the Eternal Spring“. The temperatures Read more…


Top things to do in & around Panama City

Panama City

Panama City is a city of contrasts, with modern amenities, skyscrapers, a beautiful old colonial part and National Parks and beaches close to the city. In this Blog you will find ideas of what to do in and around Panama Read more…


Beaches around Panama City // Panama

San Blas, Panama

One of the things that I like the most about Panama City is, that there are a lot of beaches close to the city! The most popular islands and beaches for tourists are in Bocas del Toro and San Blas. Read more…


The Caribbean Coast of Colombia

Colombia Tayrona

On the Caribbean Coast of Colombia, you can find colonial towns rich in culture, beautiful beaches, green landscape and a National Park with a diverse flora and fauna. My best travel buddy Sarah joined me for 10 days and we Read more…


Tayrona National Park // Colombia

Colombia Tayrona

The National Park is located on the Caribbean Cost of Colombia, close to Santa Marta and surrounded by the mountains of Sierra Nevada. The National Park is named after the Tayrona Indians, who lived there until the colonial rulers killed Read more…


Review: Driving a car in Panama

Panama Sandra Fe

I made a trip through Panama with the car from Panama City to Boquete, Palo Seco, Santa Fe, Pedasí and to the San Blas Islands. There are also buses going around the country but with the car it’s much easier, Read more…


Salento: Colombias Coffee Region & the World’s Highest Palm Trees

Valle de Cocora Salento Colombia

In this blog I will show you what to do around Salento and give you some advice, especially for: Visiting a Coffee Farm & Hiking the Cocora Valley. Salento is a small town in the Coffee region (Zona Cafetera) of Read more…