• Travel tips

    Sustainable Travel Guide

    Sustainable travel. A hot and trending phrase hard to ignore these days. Sex used to sell, but in 2020 words like eco-friendly, sustainable and green label make us draw our wallets. But how sustainable are travel related practices really? Is…

  • Colombia

    Medellín: 5 x things to do + where to stay

    Medellín used to be one of the most dangerous cities in Colombia because of the influence of druglord Pablo Escobar. The government has invested to transform Medellín over the past decades and today it is one of the safest cities…

  • Colombia

    9 x do’s in Colombia

    Colombia is blessed with an astounding biodiversity, metropolitan cities, colourful villages and so much more. Colombia is no longer a hidden gem destination and tourism numbers increased significantly over the last few years. Tourism is a great boost for Colombia’s…

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    Bolivia

    Potosí: visit the mines (or not?)

    The bus descends into the lower lands of Bolivia and I finally feel like I can breathe again. Me and my travel companion stare out the window without saying a word. I look over to read the expression on her…

  • Travel tips

    No one likes to talk about plastic + tips

    Plastic. Just the word makes me cringe. All the talk about an ocean containing more garbage than marine wildlife made plastic the enemy. But somehow we can’t seem to be able to live without it. Sometimes I just get lost…

  • Argentina

    Hiking in Mendoza: Potrerillos

    Mendoza is famous for the iconic Malbec wine. A visit to Mendoza is therefore often associated with visits to many wine farms, presumably a bit tipsy from all the wine tasting. And well, I can’t deny I am one of…

  • Life in Brazil

    16 x cultural habits in Brazil

    As a gringa in Brasil I am often highly entertained by the astounding cultural differences between Brazilian culture and any other culture I encountered before. My Portuguese is progressing and consequently typical cultural habits from Brazil keep revealing itself to…

  • Brazil

    Beach hopping in João Pessoa

    Every beach is the same, right? Sand between your toes, cheeky palm trees and bright blue waves crashing on the beach. But can you really compare one beach to another? Doesn’t every beach have its unique beauty and story? I…