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A Quiet Day in Taganga, Colombia

After a few full days of bus rides and beach hikes we decided to snuggle into the sleepy beach town of Taganga for a relaxing day of absolutely nothing. Turns out, Taganga is the perfect destination for doing just that. Nestled in like an armpit along the coastal Sierra Nevada mountains, Taganga is a cheap 20-minute taxi ride away from …

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Colombia’s Tayrona National Park

Tayrona National Park (Parque Tayrona) is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Colombia and also one of the most well-known National Parks in all of South America. Known for it’s beautiful Caribbean coastline that extend out from the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, it’s a sweaty, 45-minute bus ride away from central Santa Marta. Tayrona’s main entrance …

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The Greatness of Hidden Gems

The very essence of travel is the discovery and exploration of new places, experiencing new things and meeting new people. Some choose the beaten path, the most popular hostels and follow the “top tourist attractions” lists, while others opt for remote locations, gor-tex sleeping bags and Bear Grylls travel tips. No matter what your means of exploration, from weekend pub …