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South America, often referred to as Latin America is a continent home to twelve countries. I’ve traveled to many countries on this fabulous continent, here are my stories.

Bogota Colombia – The Complete Guide

Choosing Bogota Colombia as a vacation destination might be out there for some people. For us, it was a long time coming. For years Colombia has been deemed off-limits based on The US. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs travel advisories and public perception. Sadly, public perception stems [...]

2019-06-25T20:00:11-04:000 Comments

Hotel Del Salto at Tequendama Falls – Colombia

Ever since I saw the photos of Hotel Del Salto at Tequendama Falls, I wanted to visit this allegedly haunted hotel. Colombia was already on the list for 2019, and I chose Bogota explicitly to see this once hotel, now museum. Outside of the obvious reasons like being directly [...]

2019-11-09T12:21:32-05:000 Comments

Villa de Leyva – Casa Terracota

Villa de Leyva’s Casa Terracota is an architectural marvel that took the artist and environmental activist Octavio Mendoza 20 years to complete. Often referred to as "Casa de Flintstones” by locals, this unusual house is made entirely of clay.  Coming in at a whopping 5,400 square feet, Villa de Leyva’s [...]

2019-10-25T11:09:18-04:002 Comments

The Five Best Bogota Restaurants and Bars

Everyone is always looking for the best places to eat and drink, here are the best Bogota restaurants and bars you will find in the Chapinero district. These are not in any order, all were amazing! This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure and privacy policy for more information. [...]

2019-10-25T11:09:52-04:000 Comments

Cilantro Margarita Recipe – Bogotá Colombia

The frozen cilantro margarita was my favorite drink that I tried in Bogotá Colombia. So much so that I had to recreate it. Here is my take on the most refreshing margarita you’ll ever try! A must for the summer - try it you won't be disappointed. Perfect for hot [...]

2019-06-23T22:37:01-04:000 Comments

Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá – Bogotá, Colombia

Hailed, as one of Colombia’s most significant architectural accomplishments, The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá is the most stunning and unusual cathedral you will ever visit. From the moment you start to walk down the pathway leading to the tunnels, you know you are about to experience something inspiring. It’s dark, [...]

2019-10-25T11:11:33-04:002 Comments

Colonia Uruguay from Argentina

Colonia Uruguay, otherwise known as Colonia del Sacramento Uruguay is a small city in southwestern Uruguay. One of the oldest towns, it faces Buenos Aires, Argentina and is easily accessible. Almost every seasoned traveler visiting Buenos Aires will take on the trip to Uruguay. Whether it’s to check out the art [...]

2019-06-23T22:24:31-04:000 Comments

Iguazu Falls – Brazil and Argentina

Iguazu Falls are to waterfall enthusiasts what Versailles is to the palace enthusiast. It’s the mecca of all waterfalls covering 1.7 miles across three counties: Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay. Even if waterfalls are not your thing, visiting is a bucket list experience for anyone. There is something heavenly about walking [...]

2019-06-23T22:21:07-04:002 Comments