15 Best Mobile Apps to Use in Medellín

We look at several of the best mobile apps for traveling to and living in Medellín and help you navigate around the city.

Salento, La Serrana and the Last Leg of the Coffee Region

Ryan finally makes it to Salento and the Valle de Cocorá in the heart of Colombia’s coffee region.

Pereira, Kolibrí Hostel and the Second Corner of the Coffee Triangle

Ryan visits Pereira, where he stays at Kolibrí Hostel, and takes a day trip to the beautiful hot springs and waterfall in Santa Rosa de Cabal.

Medellín Travel Guide: Insider Advice from an American Expat in Colombia

Today I’m excited to share the release of my Medellín Travel Guide: Insider Advice from an American Expat in Colombia! Fully based on my experiences living in Medellín since 2009, I’m confident this is the best, most up-to-date travel guide you’ll find for the city. The Medellín Travel Guide is now available on Kindle and via PDF on […]

Top 10 Things to Do in Bogota

As much as I like to poke fun at expats who prefer to live in Bogota, versus Medellin, there are plenty of interesting things to do in Bogota as a tourist. Luckily, much of it can be covered within a day or two, so even during a short trip to the city or country, you […]

Bucaramanga: Discovering the Food, Nightlife and Culture of Eastern Colombia

Writer’s note: This is part one of a two-part story. BUCARAMANGA — The plane landed on a plateau overlooking the city, a beautiful view common in Colombia but still breathtaking every time. I have wanted to go to Santander for some time now. I had read about Bucaramanga and Barichara, and a couple of nice […]