Kim staring at all the Colombian cheseses in the Medellin supermarket

We Ate 18 Colombian Cheeses so You Don’t Have To

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.

Best menu del dia lunch in Medellin, Colombia

The Best Menu del Dia Lunches in Medellin, Colombia

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.

Kim in tuk-tuk on Playa El Almejal

El Valle, Colombia Travel Guide: The Best of this Secluded Paradise

From waterfalls, to turtles, to beaches, to drinks, here’s an extensive guide of things to do in El Valle (plus a map!), a small town in the Chocó department of Colombia’s Pacific Coast that is so under-covered by tour guides and blogs that even Google Maps doesn’t show its streets.

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Cerro Tusa Hike: Everything You (Really, Seriously) Need to Know

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.