Visiting the magical Cenote Suytun // Mexico

Cenote Suytun, Mexico

There are many interesting things to see in the Yucatán peninsula, and the 5000 cenotes are one of them! Cenotes are natural sinkholes filled with fresh water, made from underwater cave systems. There are cenotes in different shapes and sizes, Read more…


Complete Travel Guide to Isla Holbox // Mexico

Mexico Holbox Beach

Isla Holbox was the first stop of our 3-weeks trip through Yucatán. We spent 4 nights on this island and loved it that much that we decided to come back at the end of our trip. Holbox is a very Read more…


Trip to Guatape & El Peñol // Colombia

Colombia Guatape

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…


San Blas Islands – Panamas Paradise

San Blas, Panama

Oh yeah I have been to paradise and it was amazing! Visiting the San Blas islands is quite expensive but you are rewarded with lonely islands, white sand beaches and crystal clear blue water. It’s really easy to fall in Read more…


3 Weeks Route through Yucatán for Backpackers // Mexico

Mexico Holbox

3 Weeks Route through Yucatán for Backpackers // Mexico There are a lot of reasons why traveling the Yucatán Peninsula: Caribbean beaches, romantic islands, a tropical environment, magical freshwater cenotes, historical places and welcoming towns. The weather is pleasant, the Read more…


Meeting the monkeys of Alto del Aguila // Colombian Amazonas

Colombia Amazonas Alto del Aguila

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

Colombia Cartagena

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

Colombia St. Marta

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)

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…