Off the beaten path

Find hidden travel gems!

While it can be amazing to see tourist hotspots it also comes with its downsides such as high prices and crowds. Going off the beaten path allows you to fully immerse in local culture and discover new places. Find here all our hidden travel gems 🤫

Port in Puerto Narino where the boats from Leticia arrive on the Amazon River, Colombia

How to get from Leticia to Puerto Nariño, Colombia

If you are planning on visiting the Colombian Amazon then I highly recommend visiting Puerto Nariño from Leticia. …

A woman standing in front of the Tres Fronteras Sign in Leticia Colombia

Leticia, Colombia – The Gateway to the Amazon

Leticia, Colombia is the largest town in the Colombian Amazon. Most people quickly pass through Leticia on the way…

A band playing the steel drums, a unique thing to do in Grenada the Caribbean

20 Unique Things to do in Grenada, the Caribbean (2024)

Grenada is a tiny island nation in the Caribbean that packs a lot into a small area. There are many unique things …

Hiking on Mount Qua Qua Grenada through green bush and fog above the hills

Mount Qua Qua Hike: See Grand Etang’s Crater Lake

Grenada is a tiny Caribbean island nation covered in lush beautiful mountains and extinct volcanos. One of the bes…

A woman in a bikini top and denim jeans sitting on a swing overlooking clear blue water on hog island grenada

Hog Island Grenada: A Beach Lovers Paradise 🏝️ (Full Guide)

Hog Island Grenada is a small little island just off the coast of the mainland of Grenada. It is a super popular s…

A picture of a mural showing the species of turtles Grenada has in its waters

Leatherback Turtles Grenada – A Unique Wildlife Experience

There are several species of turtles Grenada hosts in its waters. But the most famous is the leatherback turtles t…

A red spikey plant on the Mount Saint Catherine Hike

Mt St Catherine Grenada: An Adventurous Jungle Hike

Mount Saint Catherine is the highest point in Grenada and is covered in thick jungle. It’s not easy to get u…

A couple sitting on a rock overlooking the ocean on Welcome Stone Grenada

Welcome Stone Grenada – Enjoy the Best View in Grenada!

Welcome Stone, Grenada sometimes called Welcome Rock is the most beautiful lookout point that you will find in Gre…

Black Bay Beach Grenada is a beautiful black sand beach

Black Bay Beach – A hidden Black Sand Beach in Grenada

Grenada is a lush Caribbean island full of amazing white sand beaches with clear blue water. But there is also a b…

A woman looking inside an abandoned plane at pearls aiport in grenada

Pearls Airport Grenada – Visiting an Abandoned Airport

Pearls Airport in Grenada is a quirky attraction that we visited multiple times during our 6 months stay in Grenad…

Two woman sitting on a rock in front of Mt Carmel Falls one of the best waterfalls in Grenada

Visiting the Best Waterfalls in Grenada (Route + Costs)

Have you ever swum in a waterfall that has half hot and half cold water and is colored brown due to sulfur? Or hav…

The tower of the buried church poking out next to Paricutin Volcano

How to get to Paricutin Volcano (Route + Costs) 🌋

Paricutin is a volcano that I had never heard of before I arrived in Mexico. But visiting Paricutin and the church…

A beautiful piece of street art showing an indeginous Mexican womans face in Tepoztlán Mexico

13 Things to do in Tepoztlán in 2024 (Many Food Tips!)

Tepoztlán is a charming little town in Mexico located just 2 hours south of Mexico City. It’s popular with w…

View over the city of Taxco with the central church - one of the top things to do in Taxco, Mexico

15 Top Things to do in Taxco: Mexico’s Cutest Town

Taxco is one of Mexico’s Pueblo Magicos and is not only exceptionally pretty but also has tonnes of characte…

Visiting El Rosario Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary

El Rosario Butterfly Sanctuary: Complete Visitor’s Guide 2024

El Rosario Butterfly Sanctuary is the most famous place to see the Monarch butterfly migration in Mexico. This is …

Butterflies at the Sierra Chincua butterfly sanctuary

Sierra Chincua – A Butterfly Sanctuary for Nature Lovers

If you are looking for one of the best places to see the monarch butterfly migration then Sierra Chincua should be…

Monarch butterlies sitting on a tree stem

The Amazing Mexican Butterfly Migration you have to see

Every year millions of monarch butterflies migrate from North America to Mexico to escape the cold winter up north…

A colorful street in Angangueo with a donkey - the Home of the Monarch Butterfly

Angangueo – Stay in the Home of the Monarch Butterfly 🦋

Mineral de Angangueo is a pretty little old mining town located in the hills of Mexico’s Michoacán. The town…

Allan walking towards the El Cerrito Pyramid in Querétaro, Mexico

El Cerrito Pyramid Querétaro, Mexico: Tips for Visiting

Did you know there is a pyramid in Querétaro City? We neither until we traveled there and it’s definitely wo…

Katharina standing on top of Peña de Bernal

Peña de Bernal – Hike one of Mexico’s Natural Wonders

Bernal is a pretty little Pueblo Magico in Mexico that is located just 40 minutes from the state capital of Querét…

A man in a black t shirt standing in front of a cross at the top of the la bufa guanajuato hike

La Bufa Guanajuato – An Awesome Day Hike (Full Guide)

Guanajuato is mostly known for its beautiful colonial buildings and colorful alleyways. But because of its locatio…

The guanajuato mummies in a glass case in a museum

Guanajuato Mummies: All you Need to Know before Visiting

The Guanajuato Mummies are a spooky tourist attraction in Guanajuato that is definitely not for everyone. The muse…

Inisde an art room full of dark murals - one of the unusual things to do in San Miguel de Allende

29 Unusual Things to do in San Miguel de Allende in 2024

San Miguel de Allende has been voted multiple times as the best small city in the world. Let’s go off the be…

Christmas in San Miguel de Allende ✨ (It’s Magical!)

San Miguel de Allende is all year round a beautiful town to visit. But at Christmas, it turns into magic. The UNES…

Katharina walking towards the main pyramid in Coba

How to visit the Coba Ruins and nearby Cenotes (2024)

The Coba Ruins are the remains of a Mayan City located in the jungle of the Yucatan Peninsula. They are located cl…

Todos Santos Mexico coastline

Todos Santos, Mexico – What to do in 1 Day (2024)

Todos Santos, Mexico is an oasis town offering a stunning coast, hiking, and great surf nearby. There is also a co…

Ice cream man walking on the beach by Kayaks at Playa Tecolote.

La Paz, Mexico – Best Things to do in 2024 (Full Guide)

La Paz is one of the coolest yet most underrated beach towns in Mexico. It is located on the Baja California penin…

A woman walking across a small waterfall on the Estanys de Tristiana hike

Estanys de Tristaina: 3 Mountain Lakes Day Hike

Andorra is a tiny country sandwiched between Spain and France. It is covered in beautiful mountains and pretty sto…

Terminator statue at the Arnold Schwarzenegger museum

Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum: What to Expect

Visiting the Arnold Schwarzenegger Museum was a clear must-do for me. Growing up I had always been a big fan of Ar…

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