Best things to do in Paramaribo, Suriname
Thursday, 20 April 2023 / Published in America, Destinations
Whether you’re interested in nature, history, or culture, Paramaribo offers a completely different facet of South America. Here are some of the best things to do in Paramaribo. Located in the northern corner of South America, Suriname is one of the countries where even experienced travelers don’t know where to start. However, for those curious
How to Plan a Day Trip to Kaieteur Falls: A Step-by-Step Guide
Tuesday, 28 March 2023 / Published in America, Destinations
Surrounded by complete wilderness, visiting Kaieteur Falls is a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Here is everything you need to know to plan a trip to Kaieteur Falls in Guyana. As the plane flew over Kaieteur Falls, I felt a sense of wonder that was difficult to put into words. The beauty of the falls came into view,
Stabroek Market - Best things to do in Georgetown Guyana
Wednesday, 22 March 2023 / Published in America, Destinations
Georgetown is a city full of surprises, a melting pot of cultures and cuisines that’s as diverse as it is exciting. Stepping off the plane in Georgetown, I was immediately hit by a wave of heat as intense as the city’s vibrant atmosphere. As a Colombian visiting the “Caribbean of South America,” I was curious
Exploring Acklins and Crooked Islands – The Bahamas' Hidden Paradise
Monday, 06 March 2023 / Published in America, Destinations
If there is a place where it is possible to completely disconnect from the world, it must be Acklins and Crooked Islands in The Bahamas. While some islands in The Bahamas are designed solely for tourism, others offer an escape from the crowds. Acklins and Crooked Islands, located in the southern part of the archipelago,
These are the best local activities to do in Nassau
Wednesday, 01 March 2023 / Published in America, Destinations
Say goodbye to swimming with the dolphins and visiting the Bahamian pigs, and say hello to a more authentic side of Nassau. In contrast to the laid-back atmosphere of most of the Bahamas, Nassau stands out as the place for those looking for a thrill. It is a city located at the heart of the
How to do some island-hopping in the Bahamas by mailboat
Thursday, 23 February 2023 / Published in America, Destinations
Did you know that you can travel around the Bahamas by mailboat? Here is all you need to know about it. Potter’s Cay Dock in Nassau is chaos by day or night. Either with locals drinking and trying to find a spot at their favourite conch stand at night or cars, trucks, boxes and household
The art of slow travelling in the Bahamas
Tuesday, 24 January 2023 / Published in Travel Journal
In the Bahamas, there is a way of transport for those who want to slow down and enjoy the moment. “It’s not about the destination but the journey”. This is a phrase most of us have heard thousands of times, but we rarely apply it in our daily lives. We are stuck in a period
NationalParkChristoffel-Boka Grandi
Tuesday, 07 July 2020 / Published in America, Destinations
Who could imagine that tucked away in the middle of this island paradise are some of the most beautiful hiking routes of the Caribbean? This is Curaçao’s Christoffel National Park. When I think Curaçao, the first images in my mind are perfect white sandy beaches, tropical cocktails in front of the ocean and a radiant
Road trip in Curacao - Tips renting a car in Curacao
Sunday, 19 January 2020 / Published in Destinations
Curaçao is way more than just day trip destination and renting a car is definitely the best way to explore its natural beauty. Located to the north of Venezuela, the ABC Islands (Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao) are a popular stop for cruise lines in the Caribbean. I decided to explore one of the islands just
Views of Cockpit Country in the heart of Jamaica
Sunday, 10 November 2019 / Published in Destinations
Discovering Jamaica on a road trip means getting off the beaten path and explore its natural beauty – reggae, rum and jerk chicken are also included. Although Jamaica seems to be a country where you can do a round trip in four to six days, in order to do it, you will have to basically
Stargazing in Jamaica - View of the milky way in Jamaica
Friday, 25 October 2019 / Published in Destinations
This country is a delight in the evenings and if you are in the right spot, stargazing in Jamaica could be the highlight of your trip. First, let’s get this out of the way. Jamaica is not a stargazing destination and if you are expecting to see galaxies and nebulas with a telescope, there are
Jamaica, with license to relax
Sunday, 20 October 2019 / Published in Travel Journal
Jamaica has mastered the art of relaxing, and for those open to try it, a more personal and unforgettable travel experience awaits. Lisa Jondeau smiled as I grumbled about my dinner taking more than one hour to come. We were at PushCart restaurant, a modern version of a classic Jamaican “Jerk Centre” located at the
West Side National Park landscapes
Sunday, 24 February 2019 / Published in Destinations
Even in an age where there are flights from everywhere to anywhere, reaching the West Side National Park in Andros is an adventure in itself – the price for those who make it: seeing one of the most majestic places on earth. Although it´s one of the largest in the Caribbean, there is no easy
Andros blue holes from the air
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 / Published in Destinations
Commonly known as the “big yard”, the island of Andros is the largest and least explored island of the Bahamas. It is a paradise for adventurers who want more than just another holiday. The sound of the waves lapping the shore and a refreshing tropical breeze flowing through the open door of my beach front