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 …

Timelapses of South America

Everyone loves timelapses! So, I decided to put together a video showcasing some locations I had the pleasure of visiting during my trip in South America. The video takes you from the Brazilian Atlantic Coast to the sweat drenching Caribbean Coast in Colombia. And here I am, sitting in front of my computer in Finland, dreaming Read More …

I Made A Video About Travel Safety

My correspondent video for Madventures and Ministry for Foreigner Affairs of Finland is finally ready! In the video, I will be talking about travel safety in Latin America but also everywhere else in the world. It was a great honor to prepare the video for the two whose work I really adore! Sadly, the video is Read More …

Colombian Caribbean Coast In Two Weeks

1760 km long Colombian Caribbean Coast is a diverse and exotic tropical region. From colorful colonial Cartagena to unspoiled palm beaches in Palomino, the coast has a lot to offer. It is an affordable holiday destination with very few travelers. After spending unforgettable three weeks in this beautiful region, I came up with an itinerary Colombian Caribbean Coast Read More …

4000 Views & 1000 Unique Visitors!

Hello everyone! It has now been four months since I published my first post on Keisari Spontaanius. I’ve had tremendous time building the site, writing posts and coming up with content that people would be interested in. I have also got to know the awesome travel blog community on WordPress.com. Today I reached two big milestones on 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 …

5 Tips on How to Stay Safe in South America

Let’s face it. There are a lot of horrible stories of armed robberies, muggings and even kidnappings happening to travelers in South America. Yet, like everywhere in the world, people live normal lives with the usual ups and downs. Too often South America is portrayed as a place where you leave your hotel room just Read More …

Hunting for the Best Ceviche in Lima

Lima, the capital of Peru, is often titled as “the culinary capital of South America”. In layman’s terms: it’s a great place to eat. And that is pretty much the only thing I did in the city. Everyone I met in Peru had praised ceviche, a fresh fish that is cooked in acid lime or lemon juice. Read More …