Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá, a Unique Underground Treasure

Salt Cathedral of Zipaquira
Located 50 km (31 miles) north of Bogota and set 180 meters (590 feet) underground, the Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá is one of the most unusual places of worship that you can visit in South America. Ever since I first saw photos of this fantastic underground cathedral I'd wanted to see it, but somehow I never managed to do...

10 Great Things to Do in Villa de Leyva

Main square in Villa de Leyva, Colombia
Considered as one of the most beautiful colonial towns in Colombia, you'll be happy to find out that there are many great things to do in Villa de Leyva!

The Best Beaches in Colombia to Add to Your Bucket List

Cabo San Juan in Tayrona National Park, Colombia
If you are looking for the perfect spot to chill, or have an adventure, have a look at our picks for the best beaches in Colombia.

Inside the Odd World of Casa Terracota

Casa Terracota in Villa de Leyva, Colombia.
Located on the outskirts of Villa de Leyva, Casa Terracota is an irregular reddish house built in clay, which is the biggest piece of pottery in the world.

In Photos: Ráquira, the Pottery Capital of Colombia

Typical store front in Ráquira, Colombia
Located just 25 kilometers from Villa de Leyva, Ráquira is known in Colombia for its traditional pottery and hand-woven goods. In fact, its name means Village of Pots in Chibcha, an almost extinct language of Colombia, spoken by the Muisca, one of the four advanced indigenous civilizations of the Americas. The town itself is quite small and is home...

Going for a Swim at the Juan Curi Waterfall Near San Gil

Juan Curi waterfall near San Gil, Colombia
Located just 22 kilometers from San Gil, the Juan Curi waterfall is a popular day trip in the area.

Walking From Barichara to Guane on the Camino Real

Street view in Barichara, Colombia
We just came back from an intense month-long road trip around Colombia. For this journey, we visited many of the country's most popular spots and did a few hikes. While staying in San Gil, we decided to do the walk on the Camino Real from Barichara to Guane with our sixteen-month-old baby. Barichara, the Beautiful With its cobblestone streets, sleepy atmosphere,...

Colombia – The Palenqueras of Cartagena

Palenquera in Cartagena (Colombia)
The palenqueras of Cartagena de Indias in Colombia, one of the most iconic characters of the city have a proud and interesting history. Come have a look!

Cartagena Street Art – Getsemani Rising

Cartagena street art
The working class neighbourhood of Getsemaní is the center of the Cartagena street art scene. Thanks to festivals like Ciudad Mural is attracting more artists

Weekly Photo: El Peñol in Colombia

El Peñol in Colombia
El Peñol, a huge monolith located 86 kilometres northeast of Medellín, is one of the most impressive sights I've seen during my travels in Colombia

The Colours of Carnival in Barranquilla

Congos at carnival in Barranquilla, Colombia
Carnival in Barranquilla is the most important folkloric display in Colombia. It's also the second biggest in the world after the one in Rio de Janeiro.

Weekly Photo: San Agustin Archaeological Park in Colombia

Parque Arqueológico de San Agustín in Colombia
The San Agustin Archaeological Park is one of the most important archaeological sites in Colombia. In 1995, UNESCO Declared it a World Heritage Site.

ABOUT BIANCA

An afternoon at the Keukenhof, Holland

Hi there! I'm Bianca, a former nomad with a burning passion for travel. I am now based in the Netherlands, where I live with my partner and young daughter. After traveling for almost 4 years straight, I still love to explore new places any time I have a chance, on my own or with my family.

For more, check the About me section.

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