Medellin Cafes: 5 Cafes you Need to Slip Into

5 Medellin Cafes to Slip Into Medellin Cafes are as abundant as the lakes of Michigan. Around every corner you’re bound to find one you’ve probably never seen before, especially in Poblado or Laureles. There’s no surprise that Colombia plays host to a range of exotic, enticing & adventurous things, but one thing really knowsContinue reading “Medellin Cafes: 5 Cafes you Need to Slip Into”

Medellin Backpacking: Stay in Laureles not Poblado

Medellin Backpacking – Why you should stay in Laureles and not Poblado. Medellín is not a small city. With more than 16 communes to choose from, your options of where to stay may feel endless. Don’t worry though, most extranjeros tend to stick to some of the more known areas like Poblado, but for thisContinue reading “Medellin Backpacking: Stay in Laureles not Poblado”

How dangerous is Medellín, Colombia [Photos]

Colombia and safety go hand in hand for most folks who have never visited, especially my Mom. Immediate thoughts of Narcos & Pablo Escobar inundate peoples mind, leaving nothing but fear along for the ride. Are you ready to here what they don’t tell you about in the guidebooks? Are you ready to here aboutContinue reading “How dangerous is Medellín, Colombia [Photos]”

Guatape Day Trip: The Must Do, Self Guided Tour

Guatape Day Trip – Everything you need to know to visit without the use of a guide or tour group Are you a backpacking Medellin? Well if so, lucky you. Are you planning to visit Guatape? If so, you’re on the right path. Have you only allotted yourself one day for the gorgeous natural sceneryContinue reading “Guatape Day Trip: The Must Do, Self Guided Tour”

Medellin Backpacking: 13 things you will CONSTANTLY SEE

Oh the beauty of traveling. The anticipation of what a new destination is ready to unveil. Is that the beauty of travel? Not knowing what smell, sound or sight is around the next corner. For some that is a complete nightmare whereas myself and many others, ideal. Arriving in Medellín, we had no idea ofContinue reading “Medellin Backpacking: 13 things you will CONSTANTLY SEE”

Medellin Travel: 4 Day Guide in Medellin,Colombia

Medellin Travel: 4 Day Backpackers Guide Are you looking to maximize your time while backpacking Colombia? Are you currently in Colombia and want to make the most of your Medellin travel experience? Perfect! Read along for a 4 day guide to one of my favorite cities in the world. Medellín, Colombia. A city transforming fromContinue reading “Medellin Travel: 4 Day Guide in Medellin,Colombia”

Medellín Kite Day aka Assumption of Mary Day

Medellin Kite day also known as Assumption of Mary Day took place yesterday. With the amount of kites in Medellin, you could also call it go fly your kite day in Colombia. The masses took to the air with their kites as the country celebrated one of their many national holidays. How many holidays doContinue reading “Medellín Kite Day aka Assumption of Mary Day”

Guatape Travel: More than a Day Trip

Guatape Travel: More than a Day Trip Medellin, Colombia has exploded in recent years, and for good reason. The city offers what other places can’t and with high value. Now it’s 5 pm and you’re trying to decide what to do next in Medellin, Colombia. Paragliding? Communa 13 tour? Pablo Escobar Tour? Guatape Travel? AllContinue reading “Guatape Travel: More than a Day Trip”

Paragliding in Medellin: How and Where to go [Photos]

Paragliding in Medellin: How and where to go It wasn’t until I arrived to Colombia that I heard about the opportunity to go paragliding or “parapente“. The primary topics of the country had always revolved around coffee, the beautiful women, its drug filled past & the recent surge in tourism. The newest addition to thisContinue reading “Paragliding in Medellin: How and Where to go [Photos]”

Santa Cruz Travel: Your next Weekend Getaway

Santa Cruz Travel: Your Next Weekend Getaway The weekend is approaching and you want to escape for a few days but where to go? North to Point Reyes and the beautiful Mendocino coast? Lake Tahoe and Truckee for some fresh alpine air? South to Big Sur? All great choices but for this weekend getaway, it’sContinue reading “Santa Cruz Travel: Your next Weekend Getaway”

National Ice Cream Sandwich Day & Oakland Drone

  Yes, here is another one from the gem of the Bay, Lake Merritt. Not sure what brought you here but enjoy the views while they last. All hands, feet, and arms must be kept inside the fully autonomous drone at all times. Seatbelts fastened as well. This is the full length feature rather thanContinue reading “National Ice Cream Sandwich Day & Oakland Drone”