Experiencing Ayahuasca in Colombia

Ayahuasca (also referred to as Yage by Paisas in Colombia) is a tea composed of the vine Banisteriopsis caapi and chacruna or chagropanga (DMT).

Best Hidden Restaurants in Medellin

Ryan counts down the top 10 hidden restaurants in the Medellin metropolitan area. These are places off the beaten track, but well worth your time and money.

Uchuva Lounge: Five Star Dining in Santa Elena

If you’re looking for a reason to escape Medellin, the Uchuva Lounge in Santa Elena is easily accessible by bus or taxi.

Parque Arví: Discovering the Flora, Fauna, and History of Santa Elena

Parque Arví is an eco-reserve located in Santa Elena. It’s easily accessible from Medellin via the metro and metrocable system.

La Montaña Mágica Hotel and Spa

We had a wonderful stay at La Montaña Mágica in Santa Elena, and I’m happy to recommend it for anyone seeking a break from the city life in Medellin.

Metrocable to Parque Arvi & Piedras Blancas

Medellin continues to look for ways to expand Colombia’s only metro system. By all accounts, the metrocable system which extends from the train line up into two different neighborhoods in the city has proven a success. In 2009, I rode on Line K, which extends from Acevedo to Santo Domingo where Biblioteca Espana was built, […]