Having limited time in Medellin, we decided to book a full day tour to the colorful town of Guatape.  We booked the Viator tour that was $30USD each, and totally worth the money. We started our day by meeting in Parque del Poblado plaza, which was a quick walk from our hostel, and then stopped […] Read more
We booked a paragliding experience through “Paragliding Medellin” and the Colombian paragliding pioneer “Ruben Fly”.  That morning we woke up and made our way to the San Javier Station. We rode the Metro Cable Car up to La Aurora and our driver met us at the station about 15 minutes later.  We got into his […] Read more
Frappe Caribeno:  a delicious fruit smoothie for less than $1.  You can catch the locals pushing a Frappe cart down the streets or in the middle of the town plaza.  There are a variety of flavors to try including: strawberry, cantaloupe, etc. We had at least four tiny cups at a day to beat the […] Read more
Minca is a small, quiet town in Northern Colombia, and an easy day trip from Santa Marta.  There is a ton to do in Minca, including coffee and cacao farms, waterfalls, and plenty of restaurants and cafes overlooking a stream. We headed to the bus stop to catch the local van that heads down to […] Read more
Day One: Day Trip to Taganga Taganga, Colombia is only about a 20 minute taxi ride from Santa Marta.  It’s a tiny fishing village with two beaches and lots of shopping. When we got there, we wandered the main street, exploring the area.  It looked like during the high season it would be a happening […] Read more
When we decided on Colombia as a destination, one of the first things that we did was watch Anthony Bourdain’s “Parts Unknown” for Colombia.  After that, we immediately knew that we wanted to try a round of tejo (a much more exciting and fun version of cornhole because instead of tossing bean bags towards boards […] Read more