The small city of Coca, officially known as Puerto Francisco de Orellana, is located at the confluence of the Napo, Coca and Payamino rivers in northeastern Ecuador. Just a 5 hour drive or short plane ride from Quito, Coca has become the gateway city to Yasuni National Park.
As the last real city before
We were planning to travel around the US while Jazmin receives her green card. Our main concern was how much we could spend. There are so many great places to visit around the country, but when you think of the main cities, the cost of visiting can end up skyrocketing.
Santa Fe de Antioquia, was the first capital of Antioquia, Colombia. Santa Fe is known for its colonial buildings and cobbled lanes. It is located an hours drive from Medellin, perfect for a day trip.
You can either take a tour or just head to the North Terminal in Medellin (Terminal del
Jardín is one of the most beautiful and colorful towns in Colombia. Walking the streets will definitely blow your mind. It is only 3 hours south from Medellin making it perfect for either a day trip or a weekend getaway. As it is located in the Andes, Jardín is famous
So, you want to visit the beautiful Tayrona National Park in Northern Colombia. The closest city to the park is Santa Marta. If you are not in Santa Marta you can get a shuttle from Barranquilla or Cartagena. The two main ways to get to Tayrona are by land or sea!
We took a tour to Guatapé, Colombia for Jazmin's birthday. You might not recognize the city name, but the photos are some of the most beautiful in the world.
Jaz was traveling with her mom so opted for a complete tour rather than utilizing public transportation. You can also get to the iconic
With its beautiful coasts, vast mountain ranges and everything in between, the United States has no shortage of romantic destinations to take your loved one. The best part is, no matter where you are located in the country, one of these romantic getaways is just a short plane ride away!
Cusco, Peru was once the capital of the great Inca Empire. The Inca had great architectural and building knowledge, meaning that many of their sites still scatter the region today. Sacred Valley, or Urubamba Valley, is located just 20km north of Cusco. Its many Inca ruins make for a beautiful day
As an Ecuadorian, Jazmin grew up going to the beaches of Santa Elena, Ecuador. Santa Elena is a coastal province just north of Guayaquil, Jaz's hometown. Its main attractions are of its beaches, of course! It has so many different beaches to enjoy including Punta Carnero, Playa Rosada, Olón and the famous Montañita.
South America is known for its love and its show of passion. This is evident in every aspect of life ranging from food, to greetings, to dancing and more. Go explore this culturally and naturally rich place and find your own travel passions.
1. Buenos Aires
What is more romantic than some