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10 Best Cartagena Hostels for Every Type of Traveler

This article may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase through these links, I will earn a commission at no extra cost to you. Thanks!Cartagena is one of the best destinations in South America because of its historical, Caribbean vibe, and because it offers a friendly and easy introduction to the continent. Travelers from around the world have been …

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Where to Stay in Medellin: The Best Neighborhoods for Every Type of Traveler

Ever since I first started writing extensively about traveling to Colombia and even more specifically about the wonderful city of Medellin, Colombia, I’ve been getting lots of emails and inquiries asking for my opinion about where to stay in Medellin… We are going to be getting into the details of the best neighborhoods in Medellin and for what kind of …

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7 Best Cartagena Tours You Shouldn’t Miss

Cartagena is a historical and cultural jewel of Colombia along the Caribbean sea where you will find warm friendly locals, white sand beaches, an old walled city, lively plazas, hip nightlife, exotic Colombian fruits, and great food. Considered as one of the most beautiful and safest cities of Colombia, it is a colorful mix of Caribbean vibe, history, and contemporary …

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The 9 Best Bogota Tours for New Visitors

Bogota is the big and bustling capital city of Colombia, a place filled with some of Colombia’s richest cultural attractions and activities. I found Bogota to be an incredibly vibrant place, particularly after traveling through the “hinterlands” (joking!) of Colombia for about two months straight. There is an almost endless amount of things to do in Bogota, but one of …

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The Best Time to Visit Colombia: When to Go

So, you’re planning on traveling to Colombia! Congratulations, it is an incredible country that will not disappoint you. I still remember the feeling when I hopped on a one-way flight to Cartagena, Colombia and all the adventures that ensued… I never could have imagined that years later I would STILL be in Colombia. If you’ve got flexibility in your travel dates, …

The Ultimate Guide to La Candelaria Medellin Centro

The neighborhood known as La Candelaria is what makes up the Medellin Centro (aka downtown). While the name might officially be La Candelaria, pretty much everyone just calls it El Centro. The Medellin El Centro is still very much the heart of economic activity in this city and where you’ll see the largest concentration of people. While I don’t recommend …

21 Most Incredible Places to Visit in Colombia

I’ve spent about three years on and off living and traveling through Colombia, and I can say without hesitation that there are a plethora of incredible things to see and an almost overwhelming amount of places to visit in Colombia. Even after traveling through all of Central America and the majority of South America, I can still say that Colombia …

11 Mistakes When Planning a Trip to Colombia

So, you’re planning a trip to Colombia? Congrats! It is one of the world’s hottest new travel destinations for a very good reason. Whether you’re going for the incredible beaches, Andean peaks, bustling big cities, or quiet pueblos, your trip is bound to be filled with amazing and memorable experiences. I remember my own feelings of excitement, worry, and intrigue …