Americas

Where to stay in San Francisco – What you need to know Where to stay in San Francisco – Best areas and hotels If there is a common San Franciscan feature when it comes to looking for accommodation is its high price. San Francisco has, together with New York, the most expensive room rates in the United States. This is...

Where to stay in Cusco – What you need to know Where to stay in Cusco, Peru Cusco, sometimes spelled Cuzco, is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful cities in Peru and Latin America. This Peruvian city has all the ingredients to be one of the most interesting places on the planet. A vibrant, centuries-old indigenous...

What you need to know about where to stay in Miami Miami, the largest city in Florida is one of the most vibrant and multicultural cities in the United States. The best areas to Stay in Miami and Miami Beach Located in the southeast corner of the country and bathed by the Caribbean Sea, Miami was born from a citrus...

What you need to know about where to stay in Oakland, California Where to stay in Oakland – Best areas and hotels Not to be confused with Auckland, New Zealand; The Californian city of Oakland is a great option to stay when visiting the Bay Area. Where to stay in Oakland – Click to see all hotels Many people wonder if...

What you need to know about where to stay in Cartagena Cartagena de Indias, also known simply as Cartagena by Colombians is one of the most spectacular coastal cities in South America. Bathed by the Caribbean Sea and with an incredibly rich cultural and architectural heritage product of its intense and eventful...

What you need to know about where to stay in Lima Where to stay in Lima – Best areas and safest neighbourhoods Lima, the capital of Peru is, in many ways, the highest expression of what you would expect from a large Latin American city. Huge, thriving, hot and somewhat chaotic, Lima is anything but boring. With a...

Safest Areas to stay in Caracas – Best Districts and hotels Caracas, the capital city of Venezuela is a place with a well-earned reputation as one of the most dangerous cities in Latin America. But under this violent, chaotic layer there is a very interesting place, a big city which boasts some of the greatest museums...

Where to stay in Bogota – What you need to know Best areas to stay in Bogota For a few years now, Bogota has been rising as one of the Latin American capitals with more to offer to the visitor: culture, fashion, history, art, a vibrant nightlife, rich gastronomy and most importantly, amazing people, who’ll make you feel...

My Costa Rica tour guide had a knack for finding big bugs If you have been following my blog for a while, you will know that I prefer to travel independently and normally do not hire organized tours. I am a staunch advocate of seeing cities in my own way and discovering their personalities, hence why I like traveling...

New Year, that moment of reflection where we stop for a while to think about everything we’ve done, done wrong or, even worse, have not done during the last 365 days that have just passed by. For me, among my infamous ‘New Year Resolutions’ (that include a mid­January enrolment in a gym with the strong conviction not to...