If you are a regular reader of this blog, you know how much I love Pereira. It’s safe, reasonably clean, cheaper than big cities but it’s not without its flaws. … Read more →
Salento is over an hour away from Pereira and gets a lot of tourists because it’s so beautiful. Here are some pictures I clicked when I was there.
Now that the World Cup is over, you would want to see the real Brazil without hordes of tourists, right? As an Indian citizen, you need a Brazil visa to visit. Here’s how you can obtain it, if you are in Colombia. For tourist visa you need: 1. Original passport (of course!) which is valid for at least 6 months… Read more →
I have nothing to say about Titanic and it’s influence on Latin America other than these videos.
Famous for it’s beautiful Caribbean beaches, Venezuela also has the dubious honour of second highest homicide rate in the world, behind Haiti. But you should not let that ruin your plans if you want to laze around the beach and drink some Polar beer. Cata Bay, the cleaner alternative to the tourist-packed Choroni beach is situated in Parque Nacional Henri… Read more →
This was taken in Jodhpur in Rajasthan, India in August 2013.
Lately a lot of people are sharing the article which tongue firmly in cheek says, Don’t Date a Girl Who Travels. Here’s the thing. By far it is the worst article travel inspiration article, I’ve ever read. It is ridden with clichés of the worst kinds, portraying that all there is to life – is to travel. Redundant themes like… Read more →
This story is back from when I was just 4 days old in Colombia and was settling in with my bad Spanish. I found someone on my Facebook list and since I was in Bogota, I asked her if she can show me around or grab dinner with me. We spoke for a while exchanged numbers. Her name was Tina… Read more →
Pereira is the capital city in the Risaralda department in Colombia. It’s not on the usual touristy trail, but if you ever happen to be there, here are 4 things you shouldn’t miss out on. 1. La Cabalgata La Cabalgata is the horse parade which happens during Fiesta de Cosecha aka The harvest festival during August. Pereira, being the capital… Read more →
During my travels, I come across many amusing or weird signs/messages/ etc. I’ve already done a feature on Amusing signs in Japan (yes, it deserves a separate feature) and here I have compiled list of unusual messages. signboards, leaflets which I find LOL-worthy.
Doing a tour of the infamous Rio favelas (slums) is now relatively easy. With everything becoming touristy, for a certain fee you can get your fix of poverty porn in Rio de Janeiro.