Caribbean Flair in Cartagena

Our last stop in Colombia was Cartagena. We only stayed one night in this colourful city but enjoyed the warm sea breeze and caribbean flair even more. In Cartagena we stayed in a beautiful hostel called Republica in the historic center. We joined a free walking tour which starts at the Torre de Reloj in…

One Day in Tayrona

Hi again, to a new episode of travelling with the Travelsquad. Todays blog post is about our time at the Tayrona National Park. As you might know, long lines to get in are the standard and arriving as early as possible is the way to go. For us this meant sleeping close to the entrance…

The Lost City

It’s been a long time since we last updated you on our trip. In the meantime we came back to Europe and our busy working lives have caught up with us. However I enjoy writing about our trip even more now and relive everything again. So on we go: Next up in our journey was…

Throwback to Minca

After a long long time we found the motivation again to finish the blog from our trip to South America. Thanks to the Corona virus we also have the time now to really make it happen. We actually have some other ideas around ‘Travelsquad’ as a concept which hopefully will become reality at some point…

Carribean Air in Santa Marta

Dear all, After our short stay in Bogotà, we took the first and only inland flight to Santa Marta: Finally the Carribean! Santa Marta was a quick stop for us, since we wanted to see many places in the region. The most important reason to be there however, was to see my friend Cindy. I…

Bogotá – Capital de Colombia

Dear reader, this blogpost will be will be about our two days in the cool city of Bogotá. We started off in the early morning when we arrived from a long night ride. Our hostel (Explora) was in the touristic neighborhood of Candelaria which is like the old center. From there we walked to the…

Hasta Pronto Medellin

The rhythm of writing posts is going down and down, but don’t worry we will finish the entire trip. This means that we will write once we are back home. Actually this is already quite soon. We are currently waiting for our flight to Mexico, which we labelled as ‘The start of the end’. Well…

Mucha Salsa en Cali

Hola amigos, today about Cali, the famous Salsa capital, home to the biggest celebration of Salsa, the Feria de Cali. We arrived here in the late afternoon, at over 30 degrees temperature in a huge city which was already preparing for the event of the year: Feria de Cali. Our hostel El Viajero (recommended) was…

Archeological San Agustin

Welcome to San Agustin! We made it all the way to the blogposts about Colombia. We finished Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and Chile which we cheated by just visiting San Pedro de Atacama. In the previous post you can find how we reached our first destination San Agustin in Colombia. We came all the way to…

Adios Ecuador, Hola Colombia

This will be our first post about Colombia, the country with many expectations. Our first main destination is San Agustin but let’s first reflect shortly on Ecuador and the border crossing. After Peru and Bolivia we had a more laid back time in Ecuador. I want to thank all the backpackers who skip Ecuador and…