Instead of flying, consider taking the Bogota to Medellin bus and stopping over in Honda, Tolima, one of Colombia's 17 Heritage Towns.
I was 75% wrong when I assumed Bogota was too cold, busy, boring, and dangerous. Surprisingly, I really enjoyed it. Here's how avoid the same mistaken assumption and answer, "Is Bogota worth visiting?" for yourself.
Sobering facts about Colombian aguardiente you'll want to share with your friends next time you crack open a bottle, including how "Colombian" it really is and whether "sugar-free" makes a difference.
Is there really a best aguardiente, Colombia's national firewater? Or is it all equally good (or horrible). We did a blind taste test to find out.
This virtually unknown hike is an unforgettable alternative route to Medellín's top tourist attractions, Parque Arví and the Metrocable. It offers the best views of the city from Cerro Pan de Azucar, a glimpse at Medellin's rural roots, and great food to reward you at the end.
Don't make the same mistakes we did. Follow these instructions, including tips we learned the hard way because nobody else mentions them online, to extend your Colombia tourist visa online or at the Medellin immigration office with ease.
What's the difference between all these Colombian cheeses like cuajada, quesito, and campesino? To find the answers, we bought them 18 different types. Then a dozen of us sacrificed our stomachs to blind taste test them. Here's what we discovered are the best Colombian cheeses.
I'm on a hunt for the best menu del dia in Medellin. Menu del dias are affordable lunch menus including soup, a main course, a drink, and sometimes a dessert. Vegetarian, vegan, typical Colombian, and international, I'm trying as many as I can. Here's what I've found so far, with ratings and photos.
There's a different way to do the Cascada El Tigre tour than how everyone tries to sell it to you. It involves five waterfalls, three beaches, a cave, an awesome meal, and a self-guided hike. It was the highlight of our trip to El Valle, Chocó, Colombia. Here's how to do it.
Since no roads connect it to the rest of the country, Colombia's Pacific Coast is literally off the beaten path. Be prepared. Here are 15 things you should be aware of, including how worried you should be about bugs and rain, what tour not to miss, and how not to miss your flight home.