7 Reasons to Visit Guatemala

Some of my fondest memories of Central America are from my time in Guatemala, a country that quickly became one of my favourites and which offers everything that Central America is known for: breathtaking nature, historical sites spanning centuries, bright towns and vibrant cities. … Continue reading

March 28, 2017 by Claus Gurumeta


How to Experience the Best of Costa Rica in 7 Days

As soon as we crossed the border from Panama, it was clear we had entered Costa Rica. Somehow, the vegetation seemed greener, despite both countries virtually sharing the same geography. Our bus rode on seaside roads and through lush jungles, past miles upon miles … Continue reading

March 22, 2017 by Claus Gurumeta


A Traveller’s Guide to Central America

Seemingly endless jungles full of unique wildlife. Peaceful stretches of coastline with beaches in all shades of white, yellow, brown and black. Towering volcanoes, many of them still active, always visible on the horizon. Chaotic cities and quaint towns full of colour and charisma. … Continue reading

March 16, 2017 by Claus Gurumeta


A First-Timer’s Guide to Madrid

Since my first visit to Madrid, the Spanish capital has become one of my favourite European destinations: a city full of interesting museums, pretty plazas and parks, lively markets, and breathtaking architecture, not to mention the continent’s most exciting food and drinks scene. What … Continue reading

November 30, 2016 by Claus Gurumeta


10 Foods to Try in Taipei

With neighbours like Japan and Hong Kong, the small island-nation of Taiwan is often overlooked as a travel destination. Taiwan may not have the world status of these neighbouring countries, but trust me, you need to put it high up on your bucket list. … Continue reading

November 16, 2016 by Claus Gurumeta


Discovering the Garden Route and Beyond

One of South Africa‘s most treasured gems is the beautiful Garden Route, a stretch of lush landscapes reaching along the south shore from Mossel Bay on the Western Cape to Storms River on the Eastern Cape. A scenic road dotted with beautiful beaches, quaint … Continue reading

May 11, 2016 by Claus Gurumeta