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Colombia bird hoatzin

Colombia bird photo essay

Colombia owns the distinction of having the highest number of bird species of any other country with an astonishing total of 1,871. This was a major draw for me to visit, and although I did not see them all, I did see a decent number since I visited both the Amazon region and the Caribbean […]

Tayrona Tented Lodge

Glad to be Tayrona glamping in Colombia

While traveling around Colombia, I had the misfortune to visit during the month that Tayrona National Park suddenly closed. I had already booked a flight and a place to stay near Santa Marta, so I decided to come anyway. I figured there would be enough to keep me busy for a couple of days before […]

Cartagena Colombia

Cartagena for a perfect winter sun escape

Most look for a winter sun escape within a few hour flight range from London. This is natural as many holiday revelers from the UK want to hit the beach as quickly as possible and maximize their vacation time. Since I live in North America, there are a whole different range of locations open to […]

American crocodile

Five Dominican Republic adventures

The Dominican Republic is more than that island with many baseball players in the Caribbean.  The country is famous for lush rainforests, pristine beaches, and being an island it has some fantastic marine opportunities. Check out one of these Dominican Republic adventures. Consider a Caribbean holiday on this beautiful island. Climb Pico Duarte Pico Duarte […]

Guyana cocktails

Cocktails from Guyana and Trinidad & Tobago: #frifotos

What traveler does not love a cocktail? Traveling and cocktails go hand-in-hand like Sonny and Cher, Simon & Garfunkel, and Batman & Robin. Two places I have enjoyed a good cocktail in the last year have been the Caribbean destinations of Trinidad & Tobago and Guyana. It has come to my attention that Mrs. O […]

wining Trinidad & Tobago

Trinidad is the best kept secret of the Caribbean

Trinidad is the best kept secret of the Caribbean. A lush tropical isle populated with a cosmopolitan mix of intelligent people makes this a favorite travel destination. This is a guest post from a friend who lived in Trinidad & Tobago for two years. Food Trinidad & Tobago is not xenophobic. They love foreigners, they […]