Tag: South America

From sobremesas to so much cheese: The 12 things I learned about Buenos Aires

From sobremesas to so much cheese: The 12 things I learned about Buenos Aires

Mike traveled to Buenos Aires in 2011. These are excerpts from the journal he kept while there… It’s 9:45 on a Sunday morning in November, and Buenos Aires is a ghost town. Guess this can be expected when everyone stays out until 5 am, which […]

The awesome hotels and best restaurants in Cartagena (that we discovered by accident)

The awesome hotels and best restaurants in Cartagena (that we discovered by accident)

We took a last-minute trip to Cartagena when we found out we couldn’t fly from Bogota to Costa Rica without a yellow fever vaccine. No worries, we re-routed ourselves to the gorgeous town of Cartagena, Colombia and found some amazing places to stay, and sampled […]

What to pack for Bogota with tips from someone who lives there

What to pack for Bogota with tips from someone who lives there

We booked tickets for Colombia in December, and my huge question was: what to pack for Bogota? Fortunately, we have friends who’ve been living and working in Colombia for a couple years (shout out to Narcos!). So we reached out to them to get some […]

The “bacano” bites and best restaurants of Bogota

The “bacano” bites and best restaurants of Bogota

Bogota is an amazing foodie destination, and it’s really underrated. It’s feels like New York with a South American flair. We were visiting friends who live in Colombia, and they took us to some of the best restaurants in Bogota. Where to stay if you […]