Panama to Colombia
Lifestyle Travel

6 Ideas for Making Friends While Solo Traveling

I enjoy solo traveling. It’s a fun, liberating and rewarding experience. Even though I travel alone, there are few times when I’m actually without company.  Making friends while solo traveling can be easy because there is always a new friend to meet, someone to share an experience with or a stranger who can’t wait to …

Colombia's Caribbean Coast
Colombia National Parks South America Travel

What to Know Before Visiting Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona, Colombia

White sandy beaches, lush landscapes, mangrove swamps and crystal-clear water of the Caribbean Sea, Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona in Colombia is magic. While many people choose to visit Tayrona for only one day, I highly suggest spending one or two nights here. It’s an approximately one-hour bus ride from Santa Marta, and there are two …

Colombia's Caribbean Coast
Colombia South America Travel

Top Experiences on Colombia’s Caribbean Coast

From Colombia’s Caribbean coast to the vibrant cities of Bogota and Medellin, this country is such a diverse and fun place to explore.  In the Northern region, you can’t miss Cartagena, and in my opinion, no trip to Colombia would be complete without experiencing the magic that is Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona.  Whether you have …

Bocas Del Toro
Central America Panama Travel

Island Hopping Adventures in Panama

With beautiful landscapes, diverse culture and a strong connection to the sea – there is no shortage of island hopping adventures in Panama. I spent two weeks in April in Panama, starting in Bocas del Toro before traveling to a cloud forest in Valle Las Minas in the Chiriquí Province.  There is lovely flower garden …