Beware of over-relying on travel blogs and consider getting an old-fashioned travel guidebook for your next trip. They may be worth the extra weight.
Consider this list of traditional Colombian drinks, both alcoholic and not, to be a thirst and curiousity inpiring pre-trip intro Spanish vocab lesson.
You don't have to go to soulless gyms, sacrifice on gorging local foods, or waste precious vacation time jogging to stay fit while traveling.
The best place to stay in Medellin isn't Laureles, El Poblado, or Envigado. Think smaller and use this guide to custom pick the best neighborhood for you.
Expect to be blown away with this guide of everything you need to know about the Paramo del Sol trek outside Urrao, 5 hours from of Medellin, Colombia.
If you've ever dreamed of jumping off and flying down a mountain you just hiked, this Medellin paragliding adventure (with waterfalls!) is for you.
Instead of flying, consider taking the Bogota to Medellin bus and stopping over in Honda, Tolima, one of Colombia's 17 Heritage Towns.