Monthly Archives: February 2016

Isla de Ometepe, Nicaragua

My boyfriend is a geologist and our travel buddy Niki is a geologist (they worked together), so part of Central America was always going to be about volcanoes. Volcanoes being the most exciting part of geology, apparently. We kicked off … Continue reading

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Honestly, I didn’t love Costa Rica

Costa Rica. Such an exotic name that evokes images of windswept palm trees, crystal clear blue water and the smell of coconut oil. I think a lot of Costa Rica’s mystique stems from its mention in popular culture as the … Continue reading

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Panama City sloth

Our San Blas Islands trip finished just near Panama City and after a wild Jeep trip through the jungle that could have been mistaken for the Indiana Jones ride at Disney Land, we arrived at our hostel near Ancon hill. On … Continue reading

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An honest review of the San Blas Islands boat trip

The San Blas Islands are a group of 378 islands off the coast of Panama in the Caribbean sea. The archipelago is relatively untouched by major tourism because the area is entirely controlled by the native Kuna people. You can tour … Continue reading

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Colourful Cartagena, Colombia

Cartagena was a bonus prize tacked on to the end of our stay at The best located hostel in the world. We only had one full day there to explore and prepare for an impending boat trip, but we managed … Continue reading

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The best located hostel in the world: Casa en al Agua

Some say life is about the journey and not the destination. Considering it took a taxi, a bus, a taxi and a boat to deliver us to Casa en al Agua I’d like to respectfully disagree with that statement. After … Continue reading

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Colombia catch up: Taganga, Minca & Palomino

Taganga Taganga is a small seaside village near Santa Marta in northern Colombia. If you worship at the altar of the Lonely Planet guide, chances are you won’t end up there. Their review of Taganga is laughably awful (do yourself a … Continue reading

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Magical Medellin

Friends! I promised a return to regular programming and then I disappeared to a remote Caribbean island with no wifi! Forgive me? Unpredictably I have a little catching up to do. For this post we are going to have to … Continue reading

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