SOUTH AMERICA

Your Guide to Olon, Ecuador— Learn Spanish & Surf!

Your Guide to Olon, Ecuador— Learn Spanish & Surf!

Olon, Ecuador might not be at the tip of everyone's tongue when they talk about Ecuador, but I'm pretty sure it will be soon. The idyllic slice of coastline is only a few hours from Guayaquil and only 10 minutes from the world-famous Montanita. It's growing in...

2-Week Colombia Itinerary: Exploring the Andean Coffee Region

2-Week Colombia Itinerary: Exploring the Andean Coffee Region

  I have to be honest; I didn't know what to make of Colombia before going. I wasn't sure what to expect, and I wasn't sure if I was going to love it. After spending a few months living and traveling through the Andean Coffee region, it became clear. I love...

5 Things to Do in Salento, Colombia That Aren’t Cocora Valley

5 Things to Do in Salento, Colombia That Aren’t Cocora Valley

  Salento is a mecca for visitors in Colombia. Everyone comes here and for good reason too! Most of them are heading to the gorgeous Cocora Valley to admire the insanely beautiful wax palms that tower above the valley. But there are more things to do in Salento,...

A Guide to Jardin, Colombia—The Prettiest Pueblo You Ever Did See

A Guide to Jardin, Colombia—The Prettiest Pueblo You Ever Did See

  I absolutely fell for Jerico, and then I got to Jardin, Colombia... And I fell even harder. This really was the prettiest pueblo I ever did see, and I didn't want to leave. The gorgeous hikes, the friendly pups, the AMAZING FOOD... Jardin has a lot going for it...

A Guide to Jerico, Colombia—Don’t Miss This Charming Pueblo

A Guide to Jerico, Colombia—Don’t Miss This Charming Pueblo

  How this charming pueblo in the Andes has been flying under the radar for so long, I have no idea. I happened upon the place "Jerico, Colombia" while scrolling around Airbnb Experiences (more on this below). I thought, huh? What's this place? It's not far from...

Things to Do in Ecuador: An Adventurous 7-Day Itinerary

Things to Do in Ecuador: An Adventurous 7-Day Itinerary

The following post on things to do in Ecuador is a guest post by Isabella. I spent three months exploring this amazing country and what impressed me the most was its incredible biodiversity enclosed in such a tiny territory. Thanks to the privileged tropical...