Colombia

7 Reasons to Celebrate Christmas in Medellín, Colombia

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You’d never think to celebrate Christmas here—but you should.

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Three Perfect Days in Cartagena

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Traveling to Cartagena, Colombia? Here’s how to spend three days in Cartagena, including beautiful beaches, history and an active volcano.

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Colombia’s Unspoiled Parque Tayrona

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Located approximately 20 km from the city of Santa Marta, the hub for ecotourists along the eastern stretch of Colombia’s Caribbean coast, Parque Tayrona (as it’s known in Spanish) has everything, from hiking, to camping, to swimming, to opportunities to experience indigenous culture.

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The Time I Accidentally Paid For Sex

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How my attempt to ward off a street hustler late one night in Cartagena, Colombia became my first experience with prostitution.

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Colombia’s Dreamlike Valle del Cocora

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Need help planning your trip to Colombia? Hire me as your Travel Coach!   I knew from the moment my plane began descending over Colombia’s Eje Cafetero that the so-called “coffee triangle” would be unlike any place I’ve ever visited in my life, let alone in Colombia. The hue of the jagged, towering mountains was as impossibly […]

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Is Colombia a Safe Place to Travel?

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I wouldn’t go so far as to label Colombia a “safe” place to travel, but with the right amount of vigilance, you too should be able to travel to Colombia and return with your belongings and person intact.

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Bogota vs. Medellin

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Colombia’s chaotic capital city Bogotá and Medellín, the modern former hub of the drug lords that once held the country hostage, couldn’t be more different from one another.

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Is Colombia a Gay Travel Hotspot?

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As my trip to Colombia comes to a close, I find myself just as unenthused by Colombia’s gay scene as I am by my would-be breakfast date.

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