Tayrona National Park

Escape The Snow With The Best Beach Getaways From The Northeast USA

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In honor of my Northeastern family and friends and my home of New York City, I wanted to put together a guide to the best beach getaways so you can escape the snow once flights are back up and running. […]

3 Amazing Day Trips From Cartagena, Colombia

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When I saw flights to Cartagena on JetBlue for $400 roundtrip from NYC’s JFK, I immediately booked. To be honest, I didn’t know much about the city; however, when backpacking South America two years ago for three months, I ran […]

Colorful Travel: My 13 Favorite Instagram Photos Of 2014

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Looking for some wanderlust inspiration? Check out my 13 favorite Instagram photos from my trips in 2014. Which is your favorite? Want more travel photography? Visit my Etsy Shop, full of wanderlust-inducing pictures, or follow me on Instagram @jessieonajourney. Also […]

Is Colombia Safe? Everything You Need To Know

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Is Colombia safe? It’s a question I’ve gotten many times since returning from two weeks traveling through the country. Colombia has been a dream destination for me ever since I backpacked through South America and didn’t make it there. In November 2014, […]

Photo Journal: Beautiful Beaches In Colombia’s Tayrona National Park

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This photo was taken at Cabo San Lucas in Tayrona National Park. Camping on the beach here was one of my absolute favorite experiences, for many different reasons. Not only did I enjoy jungle hikes, Caribbean Sea swimming and visiting […]

How To Visit Tayrona National Park In Colombia (And Have An Amazing Time!)

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Tayrona National Park should be the first thing on your Colombia bucket list. This guide tells you everything you need to know to ensure an awesome time!