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 …

Hiking Machu Picchu Mountain

Everyday, thousands of people flock to see Machu Picchu, the well-known ancient Inca citadel. Many combine the tour with a hike up the Huayna Picchu (a summit presiding over the site of the classical view of Machu Picchu). The hike is really popular and when I visited Machu Picchu in the middle of May, the trip was sold out Read More …

Downhill Biking Bolivia’s Death Road

La Paz is a crazy city. Noisy, dirty and rough around the edges. It is also a city of adrenaline-inducing experiences. There is one particularly mad locale just 60 km away from the city, The North Yungas Road or Coroico Road. It is also known as the “world’s most deadliest road” or Death Road. You 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 …

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 …