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Stefan looks over the beach from a viewpoint in Tayrona National Park

How to Explore the Tayrona National Park Beaches in Colombia – incl. Hotels, Routes & Maps

With its dreamy beaches the Tayrona National Park is one of the most beautiful destinations in Colombia. In this guide I tell you my personal tips in order to explore the Tayrona National Park beaches in the best way possible (Last update: May’2023). If you ask Colombians about the most impressive places to visit in […]

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Best Day Tours & Day Hikes in Torres del Paine, Chile (Patagonia)

In this article I introduce you to the best day tours & day hikes in Torres del Paine. In contrast to the popular multi-day treks you don’t need to reserve a camping spot for these hikes which makes it a great alternative to the W Trek and the O/Circuit Trek. Since I visited the Torres

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Backpacking in Colombia – my Colombia travel guide for independent travelers

In this Colombia travel guide I put together all information you need for Backpacking in Colombia based on my own experience of 6 weeks traveling through the country. During my Colombia trip I planned and organized everything independently, followed Colombia tips by locals, made many new friends and got the chance to experience many sides

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Top 10 Places to visit along the Carretera Austral in Chile

The Carretera Austral in Chile is definitely the highlight of Patagonia as this 1,200 km long road takes you to the most impressive corners of the region which are still fairly unknown. I myself have already completed the entire route twice (2013 & 2016), thus having spent a total of one month in this part

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The 7 Best Things to do in Salta & Jujuy, Northern Argentina

Unfortunately, the northwest is often left aside when making travel arrangements for Argentina, although there are so many extraordinary things to discover! In this article I give you the 7 best things to do in Salta and Jujuy – to plan your road trip or day trips from Salta. However you decide to go –

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endless ice of the southern icefield

Trekking Guide: How to hike the Circuit in Torres del Paine, Patagonia (Chile)

If you are in Patagonia you should spent as much time as possible out there in the nature. Therefore the Circuit Trail in Torres del Paine is the perfect Trekking option for experiencing the full awesomeness of the park including the southern ice field as the absolute highlight. Let me show you how to hike

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Me hiking in Torres del Paine - at the Grey Glacier

Trekking Guide: How to prepare for hiking in Torres del Paine, Patagonia (Chile)

Here you’ll find all info needed on how to prepare for hiking in Torres del Paine in Patagonia, Chile. Even the Lonely Planet considers the trails here as some of the worlds best trekking routes. I hiked the “Q” in 2013 and did the circuit again in 2016, altogether I spent 3 weeks in the

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