The 20 dishes you can’t leave Colombia without trying

Colombian food doesn’t have the same reputation as some of the other Latin American countries – Peru for its ceviche, Argentina for its steak etc. There are, however, some pockets of really wonderful food which I believe are absolutely underrated. From the seafood of the Colombian Caribbean coast to unique dishes with indigenous origins, there are gems to be tried all over this beautiful country.…

A unique lunch at Ciengramos in Bogota’s Click Clack Hotel, Colombia

After you’ve had your fair share of Colombian food, you may be craving a simpler taste in contemporary surroundings. We were blown away by the quality at Ciengramos at Click Clack Hotel, which prides itself on contemporary cuisine using local ingredients. The twist being that each and every dish weighs precisely one hundred grams and is inspired by an artist. Sound odd? Hear me out. Both food…

Hotel Casa San Agustin – the best boutique hotel in Cartagena, Colombia

I found it. I found my Latin American paradise. A milieu of all my favourite colours – bronzing terracotta, bright turquoise and lush greens – that’s what I see when walking into Hotel Casa San Agustin. All the vivid colours. These colours are paired with slick marble flooring, original wooden beaming’s and indulgently heavy linen – I couldn’t have designed a better-looking Colombian hotel in my dreams. Hotel…

Ballyvolane House, County Cork, Ireland, Part II

So where did we get to? Ah yes, amid the green rolling fields of County Cork, Ireland sits the very luxurious, uber comfortable Ballyvolane House. In Part I of my Ballyvolane House review, I shared my thoughts on the rooms, history and influences that make Ballyvolane, the ultimate Irish country retreat and now it’s time to reveal the one thing that really made me fall…