How Many Continents Are There? A Simple Question with a Complex Answer

How Many Continents Are There? The Surprising Truth

Who could imagine that trying to answer the question of “How many continents are there?” could be so complicated! I certainly never would have thought that… Indeed, growing up in the United States, I just took it as fact that there were 7 continents on earth. I mean, looking at the map, it all seemed pretty logical too, for the …

Best Time to Visit Colombia

The Best Time to Visit Colombia: When to Go

So, you’re planning on traveling to Colombia! Congratulations, it is an incredible country that will not disappoint you. I still remember the feeling when I hopped on a one-way flight to Cartagena, Colombia and all the adventures that ensued… I never could have imagined that years later I would STILL be in Colombia. If you’ve got flexibility in your travel dates, …

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9 Best Ways to Find Cheap Accommodation (or Better Yet Free!)

Everyone mistakenly believes that travel is expensive. That just isn’t the case… Indeed, there’s been times where I’ve spent less during three months of full time travel than I spent for ONE month back when I was living in Washington D.C. — and I’m not just talking about accommodation, but food, travel, everything. After the flights, lodging is typically one …

The Ultimate Guide to La Candelaria Medellin Centro

The Ultimate Guide to La Candelaria Medellin Centro

The neighborhood known as La Candelaria is what makes up the Medellin Centro (aka downtown). While the name might officially be La Candelaria, pretty much everyone just calls it El Centro. The Medellin Centro is still very much the heart of economic activity in this city and where you’ll see the largest concentration of people. While I don’t recommend it …

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The Most Awesome Things to Do in Buenos Aires, Argentina

After traveling throughout practically all of Latin America on our long road trip from Seattle to the very tip of South America, I can say without a doubt that Buenos Aires is one of the most incredible cities I’ve visited not only in South America, but all of Latin America, yes, even cooler than Mexico City (which was my previous …

6 Can't Miss Mexico City Tours When Visiting El D.F.

6 Can’t Miss Mexico City Tours When Visiting El D.F.

While Mexico has always been a tourism hot spot, particularly for those north of the border, Mexico City has never been one of the most popular destinations since the majority or in search of white sand beaches and turquoise waters. But thanks to a lengthy house sitting assignment, I got to experience much of the best that Mexico City and …

Year in Review: My Top Travel Adventures of 2018

Year in Review: My Top Travel Adventures of 2018

When one year comes to an end, it is only sort of natural that one looks back in reflection at what has happened… So that means it is time for my Year in Review for 2018 where I take a look back at some of the incredible places I visited. This type of thing is pretty fun to put together …

21 Most Incredible Places to Visit in Colombia

21 Most Incredible Places to Visit in Colombia

I’ve spent about three years on and off living and traveling through Colombia, and I can say without hesitation that there are a plethora of incredible things to see and an almost overwhelming amount of places to visit in Colombia. Even after traveling through all of Central America and the majority of South America, I can still say that Colombia …