Road Trip Through Atacama Desert

Hello! I visited the rugged Atacama Desert last April and now I finally edited a small film from the trip! The video is shot with Sony a6000 + kit lens. These are the first shots taken with the camera after I purchased it in Santiago! Check out my earlier blog post from Atacama Desert for more Read More …

How To Plan A Spontaneous Weekend Trip To Rio 2016 Olympics

Are you watching Rio 2016 Olympics on TV and feeling sad for not being there? Got a bad case of Fear of missing out or FoMO? All those tanned spectators witnessing the mixed doubles in Badminton and women’s 200m backstroke. If you are feeling spontaneous, you can still make it to men’s 100m run this Sunday, see Usain Read More …

Spontaneous Travel Tip: You Don’t Need A Guide Book

Did you just book flights to the other side of the world? To an exotic destination with a name you cannot pronounce? Got a flashy new Lonely Planet travel guide teasing you on your local bookstore shelf, shouting “pick me up and I’ll take you to places you never knew existed”. Its contrast-rich images bring you right in the Read More …

How to Cross the Atlantic On a Budget

Last year, I traveled to South America in an unconventional way. In the end of October, I boarded a cruise ship that took me through the Atlantic Ocean in mere 9 days. I had my own cabin, buffet food and a wide programme of activities, to keep me well fed and entertained throughout the trip. So, what Read More …

Foz do Iguaçu And The Forgotten Guaíra Falls

Foz do Iguaçu is a city in the Brazilian state of Paraná, situated on the borders of Argentina and Paraguay. The city is the gateway to the world famous Iguaçu Falls and the Itaipu hydroelectric dam. I am going briefly to tell you about the two, since there is another far more interesting story to tell: the Read More …

The Airplane Shaped Brasília [PART II] – An Architect’s Wet Dream

Read the first part of The Airplane Shaped Brasília here. The Utopian Brasília is an architects’s wet dream. Planned and developed by famous Brazilian architects Lúcio Costa and Oscar Niemeyer, the city is a modern art piece, a great study on city planning and a designated Unesco World Heritage site. Tourism in Brasília is all about stunning architectural sites. I traveled to Brasília Read More …

New Domain and Happy Easter!

Keisari Spontaanius has a new home at www.KeisariSpontaanius.com! Changing from wordpress.com to wordpress.org, I now have the access to more themes, customization options and third-party plugins, but more importantly, the site is now easier to read. The front page now shows the excerpts instead of full blog texts. I also added some minor graphical improvements Read More …