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!Medellín, Colombia is much more than what you see on the show Narcos, while this city was once a place where no tourist would come, it has evolved into one of the hottest tourist destinations …
3 Cordilleras Brewery in Medellin, Colombia
Being from Seattle, you can’t walk two blocks without stumbling across good coffee and good beer. Unfortunately, good beer can be hard to find in Colombia. It’s a little easier to find good coffee here (though still not that common, since it is mostly for export). Normally the beer here is of the cheap watered down variety. You know, Budweiser, Coors, Miller. …
Visiting Palomino Colombia: Pirates, Rabid Cats, and River Floating
A few days camping along the Colombian coast in Palomino. Floating down the Rio Palomino and enjoying coastal life at a seldom visited part of the coast near Parque Tayrona.
Escaping to Jardin, Colombia and What to Do When You’re There
A brief weekend excursion to the Antioquian pueblo of Jardin, Colombia located near the coffee region where we had the unique experience of camping on a trout farm and got to enjoy the quiet pueblo life.
Cost of Living for a Month in Medellin
Detailed breakdown of my cost of living for a month in Medellin, Colombia. Food, transportation, housing, and all that fun stuff.
Hacienda Napoles and the Cocaine Hippos of Pablo Escobar
Part II from our camping trip to Rio Claro: a visit to Hacienda Napoles, the former estate of Pablo Escobar, turned theme park, safari, and water park, and a glimpse into Colombia’s dark past… Including the legacy he has left behind.
Camping in Colombia’s Rio Claro Nature Reserve
A weekend jaunt from Medellin to go camping at the Rio Claro Nature Reserve, go swimming, explore caves, and enjoy mother nature.
Trekking in the Sierra Nevada del Cocuy in Colombia
A photo essay and trip report of our trek to Colombia’s Sierra Nevada del Cocuy in the South American Andes. Camping, hiking, and enjoying this amazing National Park.