The Cerro Tusa hike isn’t your typical hike. It’s the steepest, crawl-your-way-up-and-don’t-look-down hike we’ve ever done. Make that tried. One of us didn’t make it up. Here’s all you need to know to do the hike yourself including how to get there, whether a guide is necessary, and how to prepare yourself.
A list of the best Medellin hiking trails we’ve explored (so far), along with downloadable maps and links to our more detailed guides.
Pergamino? Velvet? Urbania? Juan Valdez? …. Starbucks??? A professional blind taste test reveals a surprise winner of the best coffee in Medellin.
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.
What to bring, how to stay safe, what to worry about, how best to feed yourself, how to work off all that avocado you’ll be eating, and 17 more tips for any expat or digital nomad thinking of moving to Medellin.
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 (Escobar’s infamous La Catedral), two jungle waterfalls, and one amazing viewpoint.
Beer is popular in Colombia, but that doesn’t mean all Colombian beers are delicious. Read the results of our taste test to find the best Colombian beer.
Find everything that 50+ bloggers recommend in this mega compilation of every Medellin blog post we could find online. It’s big and comprehensive.
Looking for things to do in Envigado, Medellin’s low-key awesome neighbor? Here’s a roundup of every blog, their restaurant and activity tips, and more!