From waterfalls, to caves, to prisons, to viewpoints, here's a list of the best Medellin hiking trails we've explored (so far), along with downloadable maps and links to our more detailed guides. Keep coming back, because as we continue exploring, this list will continue expanding!
If you want to be one of the rare few foreigners to visit Venecia, Antioquia here are the things to do and where to sleep, eat, and drink. (There's more than Cerro Tusa!) It's only 2 hours from Medellin, but you'll feel like you're in a completely different country and century.
Pergamino? Velvet? Urbania? Revolucion? .... Starbucks??? To determine who really has the best coffee in Medellin we enlisted The Coffee Hunter to lead us through a professional blind taste test. In doing so we discovered an undisputed champion you may not have heard of...
With caves, a waterfall, an ancient trail, and being so easily accessible from Medellin, the Cuevas del Higueron hike would seem like a can't miss. It's worth doing... but it has its ups and downs, literally and figuratively. Here's all you need to know for a self-guided hike.
There are more things to do in Nairobi than getting stuck in traffic going from one tourist trap to another. If you're looking for adventure in Kenya's capital (and some good local food) here's an itinerary for an action-packed 24 hours in Nairobi.
Hidden waterfalls, birds and fruit galore, authentic coffee farm tours, and more. For those looking for a perfect getaway from Medellin, these are some of the unexpected highlights you'll find in the beautiful, colorful town of Jardin, Colombia.
This in an awesome hike in Medellin, with eye-popping views, interesting and varied trails, a refreshing swimming area, and a cool, undiscovered neighborhood. But it's also easy to get lost. So if you're looking to do the Cerro Quitasol hike without a guide, read this first.
This one-way hike includes one ex-prison (Pablo Escobar's infamous La Catedral), two jungle waterfalls (Chorro de las Campanas and Salto del Angel), and one amazing viewpoint. And it's right on Envigado and Medellin's doorstep!
When the labels are off and nobody knows what they're drinking, which lager would our panel crown as the "Best Beer in Colombia?" The results of our blind taste test were eye-opening.
From "Peach Fuzz," to legendary empanadas, to milkshakes. It took me years of living in Panama City to find these places with delicious (and cheap!) local Panamanian food. And the best part is you can try them all in one day to make it a city tour at the same time!