ACCOMMODATION TIPS: BERGENDAL

Bergendal is a paradise resort some 80 km South from Paramaribo. Located at the bank of Suriname river and far from the noises of traffic, it is the most luxurious place we have stayed in Suriname. Guests visiting the resort are accommodated in wooden lodges. Some of them are overlooking the water and others, erected […]

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SECTION FOR ACTION: CULINARY TOUR

If like us, you find new food one of the reasons for travelling, you will surely enjoy the Paramaribo Culinary Tour. Suriname, as a home of five different ethnicities has a vast variety of food to offer. During the tour you can taste the Javanese, Creole and Maroon cuisine in three great restaurants and finish […]

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SURINAME- REVEALING THE UNKNOWN

It’s quite amusing how strangers warn us every time we are about to enter a neighboring country. This happens nearly everywhere you go. Back in Europe people in Montenegro told us we are going to be robbed in Albania. Once there the locals were certain that Macedonia is a really rough place to be. We […]

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10 TOP THINGS TO DO IN PARAMARIBO

We’ve spent a lot of time in Paramaribo enjoying all the city’s attractions. The astonishment after arriving in Suriname was huge and we wanted to learn as much as possible about this, so unpopular country. Exploring the capital was both fun and enriching as the cultural diversity and the ethnical medley make Suriname an endless […]

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ACCOMMODATION TIPS: HOTEL DE PLANTAGE

There are no words nor photos that can express the beauty of this place. Hotel de Plantage is a calm oasis hidden in the forest right beside the vibrant and bustling city of Paramaribo. The Hotel owes half of its charm to Peiter- the owner and the heart and soul of the property. In love […]

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FOOD RECIPES: MANSAF

We love Mansaf! After many months of travelling and living in the Middle East we take every opportunity to teleport ourselves to this land of rich flavours, beautiful scents, hot desert winds and incredible art. There is no better way to do so than by eating some delicious food! Mansaf, as one of Jordan’s must-eats, […]

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KAYAKING IN FRENCH GUYANA

Kayaking is a wonderful way to experience nature in its purest form and work out at the same time- a combination we appreciate a lot. During our daily cycling rambles, we don’t use our upper bodies much. Therefore we grabbed the chance without hesitation to do some cross sport. Thanks to the Loca Pirogue team […]

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10 TROPICAL FRUITS AND PLANTS YOU WISH TO HAVE IN YOUR GARDEN

Coming to South America we couldn’t wait to taste new foods. What we found here are hundreds of different dishes, fruits, vegetables, drinks and spices we didn’t know even existed! It turns out that South American markets, gardens and forests are filled with delicious fruits and plants so healthy that most of them should be […]

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THE DREAM COMES TRUE: THE TANDEM RAMBLE IN FRENCH GUIANA

Hard Times and Difficult Decisions Today we know there is absolutely nothing that can stop this dream from coming true. Being stuck at home with your hands tied is often more difficult that the toughest road. It was to us, the point that almost destroyed everything. We survived though. With a last-ditch effort we finished […]

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ACCOMMODATION TIPS: LES PALMISTES

Hotel Les Palmistes is a real highlight of our stay in Cayenne. This beautiful, colonial building located right in the heart of the city is a real jewel of capital’s architecture. Tastefully restored, with beautiful wall paintings in the garden, it attracts many people eager to enjoy the unique atmosphere of this place. Les Palmistes, […]

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