For years, Medellín was one of the most dangerous cities in the world. Nowadays Medellín is internationally known as a bustling and Cosmopolitan metropolis: A pleasant city where you easily can spend days and enjoy yourself. In this article you will find everything you want to know about Medellín Colombia, including the best things to do in terms of art, culture, nature and history and going out. You will read about trips in the surroundings, the nicest neighborhoods to stay, highlights and great restaurant tips.
Argentina is a country with a great diversity of national parks. Parks with fascinating glaciers, waterfalls, mountains, deep green forests, beautiful lakes and a unique marine life, with penguins, whales and sea lions. I visited most of these parks many times over the last 15 years and always love coming back. In this article I’m taking you the most beautiful national parks in Argentina, including an overview with things to do and the best time to visit.
- ArgentinaPuerto MadrynSouth America
When you think of penguins, whales and sea lions, you may not immediately think of Argentina. Yet Puerto Madryn, located in the east coast of Argentina, is one of the best places in the world to observe sea life such as sea lions, whales and penguins. Read here why you absolutely want to visit this area, including a list with the most beautiful experiences.
Most people know about the Incas and the Maya, but what about the mysterious Tiwanaku culture? Where the Maya and Incas only ruled for a couple of 100 years, the Tiwanaku empire existed for more than 3000 years. In this article I am taking you on a journey to the former capital of this empire: Tiwanaku, located in Bolivia.
Do you like to get inspired by art around the world? Art is a nice way to understand more about a country and culture. This is a list with some of my favorite Latin American painters, I got to know during my travels through Central and South America. From Peru, Argentina, Guatemala, Cuba, Chile, Venezuela, Uruguay, Colombia, Mexico and Ecuador.
Are you a travel lover and looking for ways to discover a culture and country from home? During my travels, I’ve collected different books from all over the Latin American continent. This is a list with my favorite books. Including classic novels, modern authors, famous poets, interesting and inspiring stories. From Mexico, Guatemala, Argentina, Cuba, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Chile, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Peru.
Oswaldo Guayasamín is one of Ecuador’s most important artists. His art can be seen in all the major museums of modern art in Latin America. In Quito, you can find his most important works in the Museo Fundación Guayasamín. Meet Guayasamín and his amazing work in this article.
Just like in the rest of Bolivia you will find in La Paz countless shops, offering souvenirs. La Paz is also famous for its witch market. The city has some markets. And if you look a bit better, you will discover all kind of design stores. This is a list with my favorites places to shop and stroll around in La Paz.
In Mompox you won’t find a shop or restaurant at every corner. You have to look a little further and longer. And once you find one, you have to see if they are actually open at the specified times. But that is what gives Mompox its charm. With this list, you know exactly where to go and find the best places and hotspots for delicious food and drinks.
- City GuidesColombiaSanta MartaSouth America
What to do in Santa Marta Colombia? You can spend a nice day in Santa Marta, but you mainly use the city as a base for a trip to the Tayrona National Park, the mountain village of Minca, the surrounding beaches and the La Ciudad Perdida tour/trek. In this article I’m sharing my personal tips with the best things to do in the center of Santa Marta and the most beautiful places in the surroundings for day trips or multi-day joruneys.