Jardín de Asia: bridging Bolivian and Asian traditions in Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Before leaving Bolivia for good after my 2-year expat adventure there, we had a memorable lunch at Jardín de Asia restaurant. Located within the premises of Los Tajibos hotel, this restaurant offers the best of the Asian and Bolivian worlds through a delicious culinary experience. Read my restaurant review here.
Hotel Los Tajibos in Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Before leaving Bolivia for good after living two years in the country, we spent our last night at the most exclusive hotel in Santa Cruz de la Sierra: Los Tajibos. Read my hotel review to learn more about the facilities you can find in the premises, how our room was or which foodie options there are.
Chorros de Jurina
In these pandemic times, there's nothing like escaping to nature for a much needed break. That's exactly what we did today when exploring the Jurina waterfalls (also known as Chorros de Jurina in Spanish). Located just 30 minutes away from Tarija, I highly recommend visiting this nearby area.
Exploring the ruins of Tiwanaku
Tiwanaku, also known as Tiahuanaco or Tihuanaco, is located some 76kms from La Paz (link), making it the perfect daytrip. Home to a legendary yet mysterious civilization, it is worth exploring this UNESCO site of ancient ruins near lake Titicaca.
Lake Titicaca travel guide: Copacabana + Isla del Sol
Since this year there were no fun Carnival celebrations in Tarija because of the COVID pandemic, we decided to explore one of the must destinations in Bolivia: lake Titicaca. This mesmerizing lake located in the border with Peru has typically been a touristy spot for nationals and foreigners alike. Discover all there is to do in this travel guide, including tips for visiting Copacabana and the Island of the Sun (Isla del Sol).
What to do around Salas de los Infantes (Burgos)
I spent this weekend in rural Spain, around Salas de los Infantes in Burgos. Along with my Dad and my brother, we visited some family friends in their village. In these uncertain times due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we really enjoyed unplugging and reconnecting with nature and the simple things in life. I might be biased but I'm always amazed by the number (and quality) of activities you can do when visiting Spain. Keep on reading to learn all there is to see around Salas de los Infantes (Burgos).
The perfect summer day trip: Guéthary & Biarritz
Although this route is perfect for a summer day trip, it will also amaze you if you do it in any other season. Both Guéthary and Biarritz are beautiful, so I'm sure you won't be disappointed by these couple of French towns by the Atlantic coast! Ready to feel those wanderlust vibes?
Hiking in Peñas de Aya
Today I want to tell you about my first escape into the nature after testing negative upon arriving to Spain. As you might remember from my previous post, returning from Bolivia in the middle of the COVID pandemic wasn't easy and I had missed my friends and being outdoors so much. This weekend I had the perfect opportunity to catch up with them all in the biggest mountain close to home: Peñas de Aya. Stay tuned if you want to learn all you can do here!
Traveling from Bolivia to Spain during the COVID-19 pandemic
After being in lockdown for four months in Bolivia, we managed to travel back home to Spain in the middle of the COVID-19 global pandemic. I'm happy to report we're now safe and sound with our families! If you would like to know what it was like to get from our home in Tarija to Santa Cruz and then all the way to Spain, keep on reading.