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  • Trip to Guatape & El Peñol // Colombia

    Trip to Guatape & El Peñol // Colombia

    Trip to Guatape & El Peñol // Colombia Guatape is a small town, only two hours by bus from Medellin. I spent one night there but, if you leave from Medellin early in the morning, you can also do this Read more…
  • Meeting the monkeys of Alto del Aguila // Colombian Amazonas

    Meeting the monkeys of Alto del Aguila // Colombian Amazonas

    Puerto Nariño Puerto Nariño is a colorful, well developed village with about 7.700 inhabitants. The village is located 75 kilometers – a two hours’ boat ride – from Leticia. The atmosphere is very relaxed and quiet, also because there are Read more…
  • Cartagena // Colombia

    Cartagena // Colombia

    For the author Gabriel Garcia Marques, Cartagena was an inspirational place and it’s not surprising because this historic city is something special with it’s beautiful buildings and magical places. Cartagena is the biggest colonial town in Latin America and was Read more…
  • Santa Marta // Colombia

    Santa Marta // Colombia

    Santa Marta is one of the oldest towns in South America, located on the Caribbean Coast of Colombia. It’s close to other tourist destinations like Baranquilla, Minca and the Tayrona National Park. Things to do Walk around the old town Read more…
  • Boat Trip from Leticia (Colombia) to Iquitos (Peru)

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

    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

    Things to do in Leticia // Colombian Amazonas

    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

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

    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

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

    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

    Things to do in Medellin // Colombia

    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…
  • The Caribbean Coast of Colombia

    The Caribbean Coast of Colombia

    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

    Tayrona National Park // Colombia

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

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

    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…
  • Finca Carpe Diem // Minca, Colombia

    Finca Carpe Diem // Minca, Colombia

    The Finca Finca Carpe Diem is a hostel, guesthouse and eco-farm, 7 km outside of Minca. The Finca is in the jungle of Minca and there is nothing but beautiful nature around it. It’s the perfect place to enjoy the Read more…
  • Palomino // Colombia

    Palomino // Colombia

    Palomino is a small beach town on the Caribbean Coast of Colombia, only 40 minutes by bus from the Tayrona National Park. It’s not well known among tourists, so you will mainly find backpackers and Hippies in this place. Beside Read more…