Tag: Colombia

Colombia’s Caribbean: Santa Marta & Costeño Beach

Country Colombia | Dates August 7-9 | Accommidation Casa Carolina (Santa Marta) & La Brisa Tranquilla (Costeño Beach) [Read My Review] Santa Marta is a popular destination on Colombia’s Caribbean coast mostly because it’s […]

Man standing on brightly colored Chiva vehicle in Los Andes Colombia

Colombian Countryside: Jardín & Los Andes

Location Jardín Colombia | Dates August 4-6 | Accommodation Sergent Pepper’s When we boarded our bus to Jardín we were alarmed to see the attendant handing out barf bags to everyone onboard and […]

Colorful foundtain with men and Zocalo in Guatapé.

Guatapé & El Peñón: Go for the Zocalos (Not the Rock)

We did a day trip from Medellín to Guatapé Colombia (not very creative, I know), taking the bus that runs every 20 minutes out of Medellin’s north terminal. Turns out, […]

Photo of Butibara building palm trees and train bridge in Medellín.

Much to See in Medellín

Country Colombia | Dates July 31 – August 4 | Accommodation El Alternativo We left Salento and hopped a bus to Medellín, the city in Colombia we were most excited about. It turned out to be […]

Bright green grasses and tall wax palm trees in a cloud in Cocora Valley.

Wonderful Wax Palms: Hiking Colombia’s Cocora Valley

Country Colombia | Date July 30 | Accommodation In Salento The Cocora Valley is located outside Salento, Colombia, and was a top destination on our Colombia must-see list. The Cocora Valley is characterized […]

Colorful buildings in Salento Colombia.

Colors, Coffee and Crowds: Salento Colombia

Country Colombia | Dates July 28-31 | Accommodation Coffee Tree Boutique Hostel & La Serrana Our first stop in Colombia was Salento, a picturesque town in the central coffee region. Known for its beautiful streets […]