South America Tips & Travel Advice

Group Tours vs Independent Travel – Which One Should You Choose?

I’m a relative newbie when it comes to group travel. I only recently went on my first group tour with G Adventures three years ago and I absolutely loved it, however, they’re not for everyone. Until now, my holidays have been DIY trips which I have organised completely myself, from the flights and hotels to …

Peru South America

22 Unforgettable Days Travelling Through Peru – A Vlog of my Highlights

To date, Peru has been my most memorable and favourite trip and I talk about it in more detail in my other blogs (see the Peru page to read these). I travelled alone from London but chose to join a group tour with G Adventures meeting my other tour mates in Lima. I spent twenty-two …

Colombia South America

The Ultimate Guide to the Lost City Trek: An Adventurous Journey to La Ciudad Perdida

Known as Colombia’s less visited answer to Machu Picchu, The Lost City (La Ciudad Perdida in Spanish) is an ancient settlement reachable only via a challenging 5-day trek through Colombia’s northern Sierra Nevada mountain range and promises a memorable experience for those in search of adventure. Covering a distance of 46km, you’ll traverse through lush …

Colombia South America

Cartagena de Indias – The Charming & Colourful Jewel of the Caribbean

Charming, colourful & colonial are just some of the words that describe this absolute treasure of a city and hands down, one of my favourite places to have visited.  Situated along the northern coast of Colombia embraced by the warm Caribbean Sea, is Cartagena. It is has long been a hidden gem but in more …

Colombia South America Tips & Travel Advice

Colombia – Travel to South America’s Hidden Gem

Colombia probably isn’t the first place that springs to most people’s minds as a holiday destination. The country’s troubled past had long left this South American nation off of most travel itineraries. However, following Netflix’s hugely successful show Narcos, which follows the rise and fall of Colombia’s most notorious resident Pablo Escobar, this long-overlooked country has seen a spike in visitors in recent years.