Group Travel

OWR Guest Q&A – Varsha, UK

OWR Guest Q&A – Varsha, UK

Tell us a bit about yourself Hi. I'm Varsha Patel, aged 40, live in North-West London and work in the Civil Service. I travelled with Other Way Round Travel on their 15-day Colombia All-In trip. Why did you book this trip? I had wanted to travel to Colombia for a few...

Group Travel for Introverts? (the best of both worlds)

Group Travel for Introverts? (the best of both worlds)

In this post Francesca Ball (from the UK) tells us what it's like travelling on a group tour as an introvert, based on her experience during a Colombia group tour with Other Way Round Travel.  A Dilemma – Solo Travel vs Group travelIt was late Spring in 2019 and I was...

Why I Started a Group Travel Company for 30 Somethings

Why I Started a Group Travel Company for 30 Somethings

Hi, I’m Steve, founder of Other Way Round, a group travel company focused on adventure trips for 25-45 year old travellers. I wanted to share a little about my journey and what inspired me to start this company.Here's Why I Started a Tour GroupIn my early-30s, I was...

Group Travel In Your 30s & 40s – what you need to know

Group Travel In Your 30s & 40s – what you need to know

Hi, I’m Steve. About two years ago I started a group travel company called Other Way Round. I done it because - I’d been on group trips before and experienced how amazing they could be I felt there was a need for a more modern version of a group tour that better...

Our Tips for Searching for Great Tour Companies

Our Tips for Searching for Great Tour Companies

Our lives are becoming increasingly busier which means many of us find it impossible to match schedules with friends and partners. For some of us this means that travelling and holidaying alone has become the norm and the demand for great tour companies continues to...

Solo Travel

38 Practical Tips for Solo Female Travellers

38 Practical Tips for Solo Female Travellers

Our Best Solo Female Travel TipsLet's talk about solo female travel. For starters, where should women travel? Everywhere. Seriously. Women live in every single country in the world. They make up about 50% of the population in each country. Contrary to popular opinion,...

Solo Travel to Peru (everything you need to know)

Solo Travel to Peru (everything you need to know)

A Guide to Solo Travel in PeruThe temptation of intrepid exploration, ancient historical ruins, and top-notch cuisine has drawn adventurous solo travelers to Peru for decades. Mostly to marvel at one of the seven wonders of the world. But there's a lot more to Peru...

Solo Travel to Mexico (everything you need to know)

Solo Travel to Mexico (everything you need to know)

A Guide to Solo Travel in MexicoBy the numbers, resort towns like Cancun, Cabo, & Puerto Vallarta see the majority of Mexico's tourists. Families and couples looking for a luxurious resort vacation.  But Mexico has an overabundance of attractions and experiences...

5 Amazing Upsides to Being Single in Your 30s & 40s

5 Amazing Upsides to Being Single in Your 30s & 40s

Single in Your 30s or 40s? So you’re in your 30s or 40s, single and maybe not quite where you expected to be by now?  Perhaps you always thought you’d be married with kids by this point. “Settled down”. Or at least moving in that direction anyway. But somehow, life...

Solo Travel vs Group Travel – which is right for you?

Solo Travel vs Group Travel – which is right for you?

Solo Travel vs Group TravelIt’s time to start planning your next awesome adventure. But, for whatever reason, your usual travel buddy can’t make it (yep - we know the feeling). You’re therefore facing the prospect of travelling alone. There are several options...

3 Amazing Holiday Destinations for Your 30th Birthday

3 Amazing Holiday Destinations for Your 30th Birthday

Where to Travel for Your 30th Birthday?Approaching your 30th birthday and looking to do something extra special to mark the occasion? How about taking an overseas trip? Not just any bog standard foreign holiday though. (it is your 30th after all) But how about an...

Discovering Solo Female Travel in My 30s

Discovering Solo Female Travel in My 30s

In this post Teresa Schumacher tells us about her journey towards discovering Solo Female Travel in her 30s and shares her experience of travelling with other solo females travellers during a tour of Colombia with Other Way Round.   A Group of Female Solo Travellers A...

Solo Female Travel: to Colombia and Beyond

Solo Female Travel: to Colombia and Beyond

We're delighted to bring you this guest post on "solo female travel" by Teresa Schumacher of Candid Voyage. Teresa is  a travel writer, photographer, adventure seeker, and endless explorer. When she's not off exploring you can find her in a small town in Ohio where...

Exploring Colombia Alone: Options for Solo Travellers

Exploring Colombia Alone: Options for Solo Travellers

More and more people are travelling and taking holidays by themselves. For some, travelling alone is a choice - a chance to test your character, experience something new and ‘find yourself’. You know who you are. But for many other people, while travelling alone may...

Colombia Travel

5 Best Cities to Visit in Colombia

5 Best Cities to Visit in Colombia

Your Guide to Colombia's Most Vibrant CitiesThe allure of cities is undeniable. Paris, Barcelona, and London have long been at the top of the travelers' bucket list. Highly-esteemed for their culture, culinary excellence, and man-made beauty. But Colombia has a few...

Ultimate Guide of Things to Do in Guatape, Colombia

Ultimate Guide of Things to Do in Guatape, Colombia

Guatape: Colombia's Kaleidoscopic PuebloTeetering along cobblestone streets past rows of vividly hued shops, the precipice of the El Peñon looming in the background. You could only be in Guatapé. Situated just two-hours outside of Medellin, Guatapé is a rural farming...

Ultimate Guide of Things to Do in Cartagena (Colombia)

Ultimate Guide of Things to Do in Cartagena (Colombia)

Cartagena – Colombia's Vibrant Caribbean Getaway A city of soft yellows and bright oranges. Colourful walls and welcoming locals. Traditions and historical buildings have remained intact but a huge tourist infrastructure has grown around them. Cartagena is the most...

Is Colombia Safe to Travel?

Is Colombia Safe to Travel?

Planning a trip to Colombia but questioning whether that's a smart idea? Is it actually safe to travel Colombia? If you're on the fence then it's well worth taking the time to read this wonderful story by Teresa Schumacher of Candid Voyage, who has travelled Colombia...

23 Things to Expect on an Other Way Round Trip (to Colombia)

23 Things to Expect on an Other Way Round Trip (to Colombia)

Hola! We’re Other Way Round and we specialise in Colombia trips for adventure loving people aged 25-45. Thinking about joining one of our trips? Here’s what you can expect.1. You're going to see a lot of epic views (and we mean everywhere). These are just a few.Like...

Bean by Bean: a Journey into Colombia’s Coffee Region

Bean by Bean: a Journey into Colombia’s Coffee Region

In this post we journey into Colombia's Coffee Region and take a closer look at coffee farming, production and coffee tourism in Colombia - written by Teresa Schumacher for Other Way Round. There’s a long line in the coffee shop this morning. A man in a crisp suit...

8 Best Places to Visit in Colombia (with limited time)

8 Best Places to Visit in Colombia (with limited time)

This is a guest post covering the 'Best Places to Visit in Colombia' by Geena Truman of Bartender Abroad, a freelance travel writer constantly on the move. From climbing active volcanoes in Indonesia to braving hurricane-force winds on a wintery Icelandic road-trip;...

An Immersive 2 Weeks in Colombia with Other Way Round

An Immersive 2 Weeks in Colombia with Other Way Round

Planning to spend 2 weeks in Colombia but don’t know where to start? The diversity of Colombia is ridiculous. There is so much to see and do that you could easily spend months travelling it. So how on earth do you cram it all into a 2 week Colombia itinerary? Well,...

The Definitive Guide To Colombia Travel

The Definitive Guide To Colombia Travel

Whether you’re planning a trip to Colombia or still making your mind up about visiting, we’ve put together an unbeatable guide to Colombia travel to help you to decide when to go, where to stay and what to do when you get there. We’ve used our insider knowledge and...

Why Colombia is Being Voted as Best Holiday Destination

Why Colombia is Being Voted as Best Holiday Destination

I’ll never forget the first time that I visited Colombia. I was going to visit the family of my then Colombian girlfriend and had absolutely no idea of what to expect. All I knew was that Colombia was the birth place of Shakira , that I always loved to watch their...

When is the Best Time to Visit Colombia?

When is the Best Time to Visit Colombia?

What do you remember most about your worst vacation? Was it the bad accommodation, terrible weather or the endless queues at those places of interest that everyone had turned up to see on the same days as you? We feel your pain! There’s nothing worse than waiting all...