This park belongs to the Colombian people. Some are already dead. Some of us are still living. But most haven’t been born yet – as seen on at board at the entrance of Tayrona NP When I was researching how to visit Tayrona National Park in northern Colombia, I … more »
From Mexico all the way down to Patagonia. That’s the plan and we want you to join us!
Go straight to a country of your choice or let us take you anywhere in Latin America with the stories below.
So it’s no secret that we were in Chile for the past 4 months with me working with a company there. We took the opportunity to travel around Chile and Colombia during that time too! This post is about how I got my one year work visa for Chile in … more »
When we traveled to Bogota, we stayed at the Bog Hotel located in one of city’s trendiest neighborhoods, La Cabrera. I was pleasantly surprised to discover that this beautiful hotel was designed by a fellow Portuguese, Nina Andrade. The concept behind it though is inspired in very Colombian elements such … more »
Little girls in Colombia are something else! Very often into fashion since an early age, they love to dress up, accessorize and pose. We observed that in a lot of girls we came across mainly in the cities, some of them who have even been featured here on Backpack ME … more »
Salento is the most touristic area in the popular “Coffee Triangle” of Colombia. No wonder there are so many hostels and guesthouses in town. But if you’d like to stay in a place that offers something extra than the standard hostal, Hotel Salento Real is the place to head to! … more »
There is no doubt that the Colombian city of Cartagena de Indias is ultra picturesque. With its quaint architecture, bright colors all around and Caribbean people’s hustle and bustle adding to the charm. In in the middle of all of this eye-catching beauty, it is difficult to stand out. Still, … more »
A couple of years ago we traveled around Latin America for about a year. During that time, this side of the world started to feel like home. Right now, making Santiago de Chile our base, we’ve taken that homely feeling to a whole new level. Coming back feels familiar, and … more »
The other day in Santiago de Chile we randomly met a girl at the Embassy of India. She was a traveler herself, asking for a visa. She told us that “while in Chile you must go to Valparaiso! It’s a paradise: all about art and communism! Just like Berlin”. Coincidence … more »
Some hotels manage to transport you into another world from the moment you cross their doors. Hotel Boutique Don Pepe, in the coastal city of Santa Marta, Colombia, is definitely one of them. We arrived late at night, and although the hotel staff didn’t know what time to expect us, … more »
Explore. Discover. Feel. That is the motto of Taroa Adventures, an adventure and eco-tourism company based in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia. They specialize in tailored trips and off the beaten path experiences. Focusing on a mix of natural exploration and cultural tourism, Taroa will take you where no other company … more »