Barranquilla's carnival slogan, quien lo viven es quien lo goza, translates to who lives it, is who enjoys it. After missing the past two Carnivals while in Colombia, I was finally able to attend one this year and found out for myself that the slogan holds true.
Barranquilla's Carnival is one of the more well-known and famous ...
On the Caribbean coast, near the town of Santa Marta, where the sea meets jungle, is one gorgeous stretch of coastline. There, in Tayrona National Park, you can find one beautiful beach after another and is a place that anyone traveling to Colombia should make an effort to visit.
It took me three years to finally make it here, but I a ...
La Ciudad Perdida is a five-day hike in the Colombian jungle. A few summers ago, three friends were coming to visit me and I convinced them that this trek was something we needed to do together. They went for it and so, in addition to visiting Cartagena and Taganga, I made arrangements for us to trek to the "The Lost City" in the Sierra Nevadas ...
When I first arrived in Colombia, I heard about a river that was supposed to be breathtakingly beautiful. I also heard that it was incredible hard to get to. So, I forgot about it. But then, last fall, some coworkers and I decided to go.
Now, for most of the year, Caño Cristales, is just a normal river, but from June to November, between the wet a ...
I love living in Cali. It’s a fun city, but it’s known for it’s nightlife, not it’s wildlife, and it is missing one of my favorite things: the ocean. Which is why, of all the places close to Cali that I have visited, the Pacific Coast of Colombia is my favorite. The first time I went, I was completely taken in by how different the coast was from Ca ...