Adiós to Friends and Colombia – One Week in Bogotá

While I was in Santa Marta, my Mom called me in tears asking me not to go travel to Bogotá because she just saw a segment on the news that categorized the capitol city of Colombia as one of the most dangerous travel destinations in the world. I couldn’t help but laugh (sorry Mamas), because […]

Five Incredible Spots on the Caribbean Coast of Colombia

This part of the trip is something that I had been anticipating for the past two months. I absolutely love Colombia and the coast, so put those two together and BOOM – three weeks of bliss baby! John and I ended up sharing a cab to the airport from Medellin with an English girl named […]

The Real Medellín

Medellín was once known as one of the most dangerous cities in the world, but anyone who’s been there recently will tell you that this is no longer the case. The “city of eternal spring” is surrounded by mountains yet it’s one of the most innovative cities in the world, and the locals (aka Paisas) […]

¡Viva Colombia!

I never imagined myself travelling to Colombia. Not for any reason in particular, but the thought never really crossed my mind. Maybe the logic being that there is a certain stigma people associate with this beautiful Country. My Mom didn’t seem the least bit enthused when I told her I would be spending about a […]