Review: Casa Kayam, Guatape, Colombia

Casa Kayam is a lovely relaxed hostel just outside the town of Guatape. The walls are covered with fantastic murals and the owners call the place an art project. When you arrive you are asked what your artistic talents are, and guests can contribute. Breakfast – not included + well-equipped guest kitchen Rooms + the rooms are clean with lovely bedding + each dorm bed has its own plug … Continue reading Review: Casa Kayam, Guatape, Colombia

Review: Calle 11 Hostel, Santa Marta, Colombia

I stayed at the gorgeous Calle 11 hostel in Santa Marta, Colombia the night before and after I went on a four day trek to the Ciudad Perdida. It set in a huge villa, and was the ideal place to relax ahead of / after a hike! Breakfast – not included + guest kitchen available Common zones + there are several seating areas downstairs, inside and … Continue reading Review: Calle 11 Hostel, Santa Marta, Colombia

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Review: 593 Boutique Hostel, Quito

593 Boutique Hostel is a comfortable design hostel in the north of Quito. I stayed for two nights in a private room, and here´s what I experienced! Breakfast: + included in the price juice, cereals, cheeses, ham, bread and jam are available in a self-service buffet. The lovely Veronica brings fruit to your table and asks how you’d like your eggs – no guest kitchen … Continue reading Review: 593 Boutique Hostel, Quito

Review: Postcard sending app Fizzer

Fizzer is an app that allows you to send postcards from your phone. You can also use their website and upload photos from your computer. How does it work? Choose a photo from your phone’s photo stream Write a short message Then the fun bit, draw your signature! Add the name and address of your recipient Pay (more on that in a moment) Fizzer prints your … Continue reading Review: Postcard sending app Fizzer