Checking off South America: Bogotá, Colombia – Part 2

August 2017 Usaquén I managed to negotiate the Uber ride to the hotel.  Most of the uber drivers in Bogotá don't speak much English, so it was a broken mix of Spanglish, but it worked. I originally found this hotel by searching for eco friendly hotels in Bogotá. Although it was in a bit of … Continue reading Checking off South America: Bogotá, Colombia – Part 2

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Checking off South America: Bogotá, Colombia – Part 1

August 2017 Downtown and La Candelaria  The most common response I got when I mentioned I was travelling to Colombia by myself was, "Is that safe?"  Let's just stop that right there.  Yes, it's safe.  While there are definitely more pickpocket incidents and a few muggings at night, if you're smart and travel safe, you won't … Continue reading Checking off South America: Bogotá, Colombia – Part 1

Heading South to… America? South America that is – Part 2

August 2017 Continuing on my journey to South America... I had just left the lounge I believe. The reason I was sitting in the international terminal was that the inbound flight was actually from Australia.  This meant the flight would have an international configuration! woohoo!  Business class with lie flat seats FTW!  I made my … Continue reading Heading South to… America? South America that is – Part 2

Heading South to… America? South America that is – Part 1

August 2017 A lot of people are surprised when they find out the long list of countries I have visited doesn't include South America. I just had never really had the opportunity or chance to visit... until recently, that is. Periodically, American Airlines has really good sale fares to places like PTY (Panama) and SJO … Continue reading Heading South to… America? South America that is – Part 1