The colorful streets of Cartagena

We reached the colonial city of Cartagena where the Latin spirit feels at home: colorful clothes, salsa, street dance, football and passionate people. Cartagena is famous for its culture, history and colourful colonial buildings and of course its fascinating history. From Santa Marta we took a bus that arrived in Cartagena late at night. From the bus station we caught a taxi to our hotel in Gistemaní neighborhood near the old town. That night we took part in a very interesting race on the crowded city streets. We thought that our drivers were a bite crazy but later on we realized that this was their way of driving and we were very happy to reach the hotel in one piece. At night, the town was alive, bars were full, and people were partying on the streets. We could tell that the city had its own energy. Our hotel was a very old…

Sleeping under the stars in the jungle of Tayrona National Park

After two weeks in Peru, we arrived at the Caribbean Sea in the North of Colombia. We were supposed to have a trilling get away in the jungle of Tayron National Park. A real paradise. The perfect combination of wild jungle and green palms that make the perfect background for the turquoise Caribbean water. Tayrona is surrounded by the Sierra Nevada Mountains, the world’s highest mountains on the coast, with altitudes of up to 5,700 meters and it is one of those places where you can enjoy peace and nature. There are four things that make this place unique: It is huge. We are talking about 15,000 hectares of wildlife and Caribbean beaches. It had a unique environment of fauna and vegetation. Tayrona is home of hundreds of species of birds, mammals, plants, but at the same time hundreds of fish and coral species. It still has indigenous tribes. Traces of…

5 Reasons to visit Santorini in winter

Santorini is a small island in the Cyclades, where the Aegean sunshine and the hypnotic blue of the Sea gently mix with the traditional white houses and blue domes of small churches. A magical place that combines, in style, the spectacular beaches, landscapes, ancient cities and great restaurants … and a volcano still active, hidden in the sea. You might say that Santorini is just a summer island. Well, I disagree. Below I give you a few reasons why you would want to come here in winter You’ll have the whole island for yourself One of the things that everyone complains about is how crowded Santorini is in the summer. It is a romantic destination, famous for the most beautiful sunset in the world. In summer you will certainly enjoy a beautiful sunset with your loved one, but also along with hundreds of other tourists. It does not sound good,…

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