Best Backpacking Spots in South America

The Travel Mantra rounded up a bunch of the best spots to visit while backpacking in South America—and my tip to do a boat trip through the San Blas Islands made the list! Check out the write-up (and a bunch of other great destinations) here:

Visiting the Panama Canal: A New World Wonder

Country 21: Panama | This post is part of my 30×30 series. Read more here! Completely by accident, I arrived in Panama City on the day of the 100th Anniversary of the Panama Canal opening. After four days of touring the pristine San Blas Islands, I was pretty reluctant to trade my beach vibes for a trip…

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San Blas Adventures Review: Sailing from Colombia to Panama

San Blas Islands, Panama — August 2014 Sailing from Colombia to Panama was an absolute dream. After leaving Cartagena, we spent just one night in Turbo before leaving for the promised (is)lands: the San Blas Islands. There are a few ways you can do this three-night, four-day journey. Most of the options involve large-scale sailboats…

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