To celebrate Women’s’ Day 2019, discover the story of Juana Azurduy, heroine of the Independence of Latin America.
Colombian Spanish is one of the most varied we could hear all over the South American continent. Its untypical use of Spanish words, its colourful expressions and especially the slang of Colombia make it fun to listen to natives from different regions. Unlike other bloggers though, we don’t think Colombian is the easiest form of Spanish to learn. Their pronunciation can be hard to understand, especially on the Caribbean coast and in Cali, where many letters are dropped or even replaced (!). We hope this little beginner’s guide will help you find your way through a Colombian conversation! This article …
At the end of a winding country road one hour from Armenia lies the peaceful small village of Buenavista, in Quindío. Cute, but nothing special. Its square is not particularly charming, its houses are not as colourful as in other villages around. It doesn’t boast a vibrant market. In fact, most visitors, national and foreign, come to the place for just one thing: to drink a cup of the best coffee produced in Colombia. After a mere 15 minute steep walk up the hill from the central square, Julián welcomes us with a warm smile. He is a coffee connoisseur …
3 step-by-step recipes with plantain, Peru’s favourite fruit. Prepare it as side dish, snack or a morning drink!
Few knows that South America has a significant amount of inhabitants with European origins. Discover the story of Nazi escapees and the history of European immigration to South America.
A guide on understanding Quechua language place names of the Sacred Valley, Peru. Quechua, the language of the Incas.
Travel with us to Argentina and discover the reality of the women fighting to legalise abortion.
These are the exotic fruits that you absolutely have to try when traveling in Peru. Dragon fruit, mountain papaya, granadilla, tuna and more.
Travel with us to Bariloche, Patagonia! Discover the ecological house of our host and the use of adobe throughout South America.
Learn about the Andean mythology present in Bolivia and Peru. Pachamama and the Inca belief system explained.