Things I Hate About Colombia

19 Things I Hate About Colombia

I’ve lived in Colombia for more than two years now, specifically in Medellin, while also traveling throughout most of the country from Palomino to Mocoa. I’ve seen more of Colombia than most Colombians, and it has become my home away from home and is the longest I’ve ever lived in another country. After that long, there are bound to be …

Where to Learn Spanish in Medellin Colombia

Are you eager to learn Spanish in Medellin, Colombia? I think you’ve made an excellent decision in terms of the country and city to study Spanish, but the question now becomes, where is the best place to learn Spanish? But before we go over that, let’s talk first of all about what exactly makes Medellin, Colombia an ideal place to …

8 Things to Do in Salento, Colombia

Salento, Colombia sits in the heart of the Coffee Triangle — Eje Cafetero — just a short drive from the city of Armenia or Pereira. I’ve visited lots of little towns all across Colombia, but Salento stands out as one of the best — quaint and beautiful, friendly, and fun. You could easily spend a few days or even a …

Hiking Colombia’s Valle de Cocora – What to Know Before You Go

Hiking Cocora Valley is undoubtedly the highlight of any visit to Salento, Colombia. Here you will find towering 60-meter wax palms nestled into rolling green hillsides. It’s a unique and one-of-a-kind places, that should be on your travel bucket list. Information isn’t always great about how to go about visiting the Cocora Valley, at least I wasn’t well informed prior …