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We enjoyed Colombia’s big cities like Cartagena and Medellin, but also became enchanted in small towns like Jardin and Salento, where time seemed to stand still and where watching the sunset in the mountains became all that mattered.

Find soul in this South American country rich in musical beats, stunning landscapes and reinvented cities. In Colombia, you can learn to dance the salsa, hike among the world’s tallest palm trees, swim in the Caribbean Sea and climb hundreds of steps up the Guatape monolith all in the same trip.

Explore 14 Travel Guides In Colombia

  • Azahar Cafe Review: Authentic Colombian Roast

    Azahar Cafe in Bogota, Colombia, is regarded as one of the top places to try an authentic Colombian roast in a beautiful cafe.

  • Review of Coffee House Cultor in Bogota

    We had the pleasure to visit Cafe Cultor in Bogota. We enjoyed trying the americano and espresso. By far, the most interesting drink we had was the nitro cold brew.

  • Colombian Coffee at Colo Coffee, Bogota

    Of many Bogota coffee shops, we found Colo Coffee to have some of the best Colombian coffee in the city. Having found the Colo Coffee Instagram account via a recommendation, we located their Zona T location and started our first full day in Bogota with a visit to Colo Coffee, Calle 70a, Bogota.

  • Plan a Trip to Santa Fe De Antioquia From Medellin

    One of our favorite day trips from Medellin, Colombia, is the historic town of Santa Fe de Antioquia. Buses to Santa Fe de Antioquia run often, so you can go for a day or an overnight trip. There's no shortage of things to do in Santa Fe de Antioquia, from taking a tour to enjoying the warm weather.

  • Staying at Green Nomads Hostel Santa Fe De Antioquia

    Green Nomads Hostel is the best place to stay in the mountain town of Santa Fe de Antioquia, which makes for a perfect two-day getaway from Medellin. The hostel has a lovely location on a whitewashed cobblestone street, with close access to all the historical sights to see!

  • Why Pergamino Is the Best Cafe in El Poblado, Medellin

    Call us opinionated, but Pergamino is the best cafe in El Poblado, the most popular neighborhood for expats and visitors in Medellin, Colombia. We’re taking you with us to this awesome cafe, which opened its second location in El Poblado in late 2018, for a range of tastes and smells.

  • 7 Best Things to Do in Guatape, Colombia

    Discover things to do on your day trip to Guatape or where to stay overnight with this list of things to do and what to see in Guatape for backpackers and travelers.

  • The Best Free Walking Tour in Medellin

    We don't typically like city tours, but the Real City Walking Tour in Medellin is top-rated for a reason. The Free Walking Tour is a commitment, and we're so glad we went on it. Learning about the city from our guide was an unparalleled experience!

  • How to Get to Guatape From Medellin

    Going to Guatape from Medellin (or Medellin to Guatape) is one of the simplest day trips or short overnight trips! We’ve gone to Guatape from Medellin for a day trip and also for a weekend trip. Follow our step-by-step outline of how to reach Guatape from Medellin, by bus.

  • What to Expect on Medellin’s City Transformation Tour

    The Medellin Transformation Tour was one of the most important things I did during my first week (back for our second time) in Medellin. Most people know that Medellin had a dark and tragic recent past, but how did Medellin transform itself from the most dangerous city on earth to a forward-thinking and hopeful metropolis?

  • Travel to Jardin Colombia

    Travel to Jardin to get a sense of a colorful, quiet and authentic town in Colombia. We were enticed and we had to find a way to get there.

  • What to Do in Medellin in 2 Days

    We rounded up the best things to do in Medellin if you have two days. Want to check out the best cafes in El Poblado? Looking for an easy Medellin itinerary? Check out this list of things to do.

  • How to Get the Most Out of Your Trip to Salento, Colombia

    So you want to hike among the world’s tallest palm trees in Salento, Colombia? And you want to play a sport with explosives? You’ve come to the right place.

  • Why We Recommend La Serrana Hostel Review

    La Serrana charmed us from the beginning. Our first morning was something special when we awoke to a scene from a painting - rolling hills as far as the eye could see, steaming with morning mist.

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