Blogs by Claus Gurumeta

Written by Claus Gurumeta

Travel addict with a mild obsession with international cuisine and craft beers. Although I am happiest exploring the streets of a vibrant city, I enjoy discovering quiet villages, hiking mountains, kayaking seas, and the odd day or two lazing on a beautiful beach.

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Vancouver
6 of the Best Hikes in Vancouver
Cosmopolitan as it is with its many great restaurants, busy shopping streets and trendy breweries, Vancouver is renowned worldwide as a green city with plenty of outdoor... Read More »
South America
7 Things to Do in Buenos Aires
The lively capital of Argentina is one of South America’s most impressive cities, with its wide tree-lined avenues and colourful street art everywhere you look. The... Read More »
Bangkok
How to Spend 48 Hours in Bangkok
Busy and chaotic at times, Bangkok has been in the top three most visited cities in the world for most of the last decade. With lavish temples, busy street markets... Read More »
Vancouver
3 Epic Road Trips to Take from Vancouver
At first glance, Vancouver may not seem like a land of road trip holidays, but this Canadian gem has more incredible tarmac than you can shake a hockey stick at. Most... Read More »
San Francisco
A Second-Timers’ Guide to San Francisco
San Francisco is a dynamic city – there are so many attractions here that you’ll never run out of things to do, no matter how often you visit.Your first visit will... Read More »
Central America
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... Read More »
Central America
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... Read More »
Central America
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... Read More »
Europe
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,... Read More »
Asia
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... Read More »
South Africa
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... Read More »