Our travel guides for the country of Colombia, written based on personal research and experience. We stayed in Colombia for three months recently, backpacking and slowly traveling from Cartagena, to Medellin, south through the Coffee Zone, and into Bogota. Our guides are designed for backpackers, flash packers, digital nomads, budget travelers,  and people who enjoy slow travel in general.

Things to Do in Salento – Exploring Small Town Colombia

Things to Do in Salento, Colombia You have to try very hard to find a lack of things to do in Salento Colombia. Perched on a plateau overlooking the verdant Quindio…

thing to do in guatape

Awesome Things to Do in Guatape, Colombia – A Hidden Gem

Things to Do in Guatape, Colombia – A Travel Guide Lovers of small town flavor, spectacular views, and water related activities will find plenty of things to do in Guatape,…

San Pedro Claver Cathederal, Cartagena

Visiting Cartagena Colombia on a Budget

  Cartagena Colombia on a Budget Cartagena is undoubtedly the current crown jewel of Colombian tourism, and as such is one of the most expensive locations in this amazing country….

Palomino Hostel

The Dreamer Hostels, Colombia

What happens when two close friends leave Italy together to backpack around the world, fall in love with Colombia, and open a hostel there? They fulfill a dream and they…

Fifty Shades of Salento – A Photo Tour

Say hello to the emerald Valle de Cocora (Cocora Valley), home to wax palm trees, coffee plantations, and some of the greenest hills we ever did see.  This is the…

Medellin – A Budget Travel Guide

Known for its awesome weather, thrumming nightlife, and friendly locals Medellin is a true Colombian gem. Medellin, The City of Eternal Spring, is the second largest city in Colombia. Medellin sits…

Cartagena Street Art, Colombia

Cartagena Street Art

Cartagena is filled with amazing street art. Cartagena’s “El Centro Historico” is home to awesome colonial architecture, all painted in bright festive colors. The Center, however, is not the only…

Bogota Street Art
Bogota Street Art

Bogota Street Art – An Urban Canvas

When you ask someone to tell you the first thing that comes to mind when they think of Colombia they will rarely reply “amazing street art”. Sadly, the correlations that…

A Vegan Diamond in the Rough – Namaste Cafe in Guatape

One of the ironic pleasures of being a vegan traveler is that you often don’t expect to run into amazing cafes or restaurants that cater to your needs when you…