It's no secret that Jeremy and I love Minca, Colombia, a tiny town perched up in the Sierra Nevada mountains overlooking Santa Marta on the northern Caribbean coast of Colombia. We've been back to visit multiple times (Lia: 3x, Jeremy: 2x, and … [Read more...] about The Best Minca Hostel: Casa Loma in Minca, Colombia
As budget travelers, we always look for a good hostel in each destination we visit. This is particularly true in Europe, where even budget backpacking can be pricey. Hostels are the answer to our budget traveler dreams: the price and amenities can’t … [Read more...] about Where to Stay in Vienna on a Budget: Hostel Ruthensteiner
We spent a month backpacking through Colombia, from Cartagena to Minca to Medellin to San Gil to Salento to Bogota (ahem - and as you can see by my subtle link hints, we've written quite a bit about backpacking in … [Read more...] about Best Hostels in Colombia: Where to Stay … & Where NOT to Stay!
There are many different kinds of hostels: some hostels feel like college dorms; some feel like futuristic pod-homes; some feel like mountain sanctuaries; a few even feel a bit like hostel summer camp. Every budget traveler has their favorite "type" … [Read more...] about The Best Hostel in Antwerp, Belgium
2020 Update: Unfortunately, La Serrana Hostel has closed its doors and is no longer open! It's still one of our favorite places that we're ever stayed at and we're sad that other travelers won't be able to experience the magic of La Serrana as we … [Read more...] about Hostel Review: La Serrana Hostel in Salento, Colombia
I'm writing this from inside an open air hut. To my left, Lia is swaying on a hammock. Past her is a pool, complete with waterfall and slide. In front of me is our beautiful cabana nestled in foliage and trees. Around us we hear various birds, water … [Read more...] about Parque Tayrona, Colombia: How to Get There & Where to Stay