Complete Guide to Medellin in 2023

Did your family and friends balk when you told them you were going to Colombia? They likely even did a double take if you mentioned the city of Medellin. However, we, like so many other travellers to Colombia are here to tell you that Medellin and Colombia are totally different than they were 20+ years ago. In this complete guide …

Why Minca Should Be on Your Colombia Itinerary in 2023

Minca is magical – set in the Sierra Nevada mountains with views of the Caribbean and the city of Santa Marta; the sunsets are incredible. The Caribbean coast is notoriously hot and humid and Minca’s higher elevation is a welcome respite from the heat. In Minca you will find lush green jungle, tropical flowers, mystical waterfalls and swimming holes, incredible …

The 11 Best Things to Do in Salento in 2023 – Colombia

Salento is the most-visited town in the Andean region of Colombia’s Coffee Triangle (Eje Cafetero), best known for its lofty palms in the Cocora Valley, its colourful, colonial streets and of course coffee! It was one of our favourite places in all of Colombia so we think it should definitely be on your Colombia itinerary. The region is a UNESCO …

3 Day Guide to Visiting Tayrona National Park in 2023

If you have seen a Colombia travel photo of a beautiful beach with gigantic boulders dotting it, you are likely looking at Playa Cabo San Juan in Tayrona National Park. This Park is the crown jewel of Colombian tourism for both local and foreign tourists and it should definitely be on your Colombia itinerary.┬áThe jungle flora and fauna are incredible, …

Trekking in Los Nevados National Park, Colombia

Many travellers flock to the picturesque town of Salento, located in the Coffee Triangle, for the coffee, colourfully painted town and the famous wax palms of the Cocora Valley. Salento is amazing and all of those are worthy of a visit. But, Salento is also a gateway to Los Nevados National Park offering some of the best trekking in Colombia, …

10 Things to Do in Cartagena with Kids

Steamy Cartagena truly is a beautiful city that families will enjoy exploring. Cartagena is Colombia’s fifth largest city with just over 1 million inhabitants. Officially called “Cartagena de Indias” to differentiate itself from the Cartagena in Spain, the picturesque Old Town is picture-perfect, safe and there are many great things to do in Cartagena with kids. We suggest spending a …