Tag Archives: Colombia

My top 8 blue water travel destinations

Some people love mountains, others a quaint countryside. Some are fascinated by volcanoes or find ultimate paradise in the mist of a thundering waterfall. Me? I love blue water. Especially the kind you can snorkel in. Here are my top 8 … Continue reading

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My favourite places from our 16 month trip

Since returning home, everyone has asked “What was your favourite pla… oh you probably don’t have one!”. Incorrect. Obviously we had many wonderful experiences but I have absolutely no problem ranking them! I prepped my answer long before we returned. … 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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Thank you

Thank you everyone for your kind words in the form of comments here, on facebook, emails and messages. The response to my last post was so lovely, so overwhelming and in most cases, tear inducing! I’m doing ok. I actually … Continue reading

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Getting mugged in Taganga, Colombia

Well friends, here’s post I never wanted to write. Last night, against my better judgement, I decided to walk home alone from a bar back to our hostel in the small seaside town of Taganga, Colombia. Andrew hadn’t been feeling well … Continue reading

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