Author: George Caswell

Colombia to Recover the San José Spanish Treasure Galleon

San Jose Spanish Treasure

Colombia has announced it will salvage the ‘holy grail’ of ship wrecks. The San José treasure galleon was discovered by the Colombian navy in 2015, with an estimated $1 billion (US) in gold, silver and precious stones on board.  The San

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The Travellers Best Friend, The E-reader!

google ebook

If you dont know what an e-reader is, then you must have been living on a desert island. Go and google ebook as soon as possible to enlighten yourself. I know many of you will also be hard copy snobs.

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South American Wines for 2017

South American Wines

  The Travelmono.com team never passes up the chance to try a few good wines. For the sake of bringing you the best wine reviews possible. We have indulged ourselves on five wines we believe you all should try at

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Bandeja Paisa. The Colombian National Dish

The Colombian government in 2005 made the Bandeja Paisa (Paisa Tray) the national dish of Colombia. The Bandeja Paisa took its name from the Paisa region of Colombia. An area consisting of the departments of Antioquia, Caldas, Risaralda and Quindío (and some areas

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Five Colombian Novels you MUST Read!

Must read Colombian Novels

Take a look at these MUST read Colombian books! From the magical realsim of Nobel Laureate Gabriel García Márquez, to the ‘report style’ of Laura Restrepo. Colombia has a wide and varied history of literature, across many spectrums and styles. 

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