Destination: Cartegena, Colombia

As our last stop on the Panama cruise, Cartagena (officially called "Cartagena de Indias") is a bustling port city in Colombia that has given rise to massive waves of tourism for quite some time. With a vibrant Old Town and stunning beaches in the modern part of the city, it's no wonder that so many … Continue reading Destination: Cartegena, Colombia

Destination: Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama

The following few days after our day in Guatemala were fairly lax, despite covering three countries over a span of three or four days. Truth be told, we only spent half days in Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama, as we were in the process of heading through the Panama Canal and into the Atlantic Ocean. … Continue reading Destination: Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama

Destination: La Antigua, Guatemala

Guatemala was the first Central American country I visited back in January, which would then proceed the next few countries along the thin strip of land that connects North to South America. Considering my parents had already visited Guatemala a couple of years before, they'd shown me photos of their travels in the country, and … Continue reading Destination: La Antigua, Guatemala

Destination: Cabo San Lucas & Acapulco, Mexico

Mexico had always been this sort of "familiar mystery" that I couldn't quite put my finger on-- although it was so close to home (a three-hour drive away), it also had a completely different culture from what I knew. It's a bit surprising to say that I'd never visited Mexico during my childhood years, especially … Continue reading Destination: Cabo San Lucas & Acapulco, Mexico

Destination: Zurich, Switzerland

With over 400,000 inhabitants, the city of Zurich (also spelled "Z├╝rich") is the largest city in Switzerland. This German-speaking city is one of the world's leading financial centers, as plenty of businesses and start-up companies are present everywhere. Zurich would be my last stop on my five-day trip across Switzerland-- that said, I did my … Continue reading Destination: Zurich, Switzerland