Cartagena, Colombia

If Bogota is the fridge of Colombia, Cartagena is the oven. This Caribbean beachside town is toasty, vibrant, and full of street art. It is known for the walled city, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The colonial architecture and vivacious colors lend an overall joyful air to the city. Many pieces of street … More Cartagena, Colombia

Medellin, Colombia

Colombia as a whole, and specifically the city of Medellin, is known globally for narco trafficking and the violence associated with Pablo Escobar. The stigma surrounding the violence of the 1980s through the early 2000s has kept many tourists away from this beautiful country. Medellin is a stunning example of the power of hope and … More Medellin, Colombia

Salento, Colombia

Salento is a cute town near Cocora Valley. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, made famous for the colorful architecture. Colombia is of course, well known for coffee. We couldn’t wait to nab a good latte! We walked up to the top of the nearby hill for a great lookout spot for the sunset. … More Salento, Colombia

Bogota, Colombia

We had only a morning to explore Bogota since our flight landed so late the day prior. We went to Paloquemao Market, where we played games to find local fruits and barter with sellers. We tried a variety of new fruits, like pitaya, granadilla, and mamoncillo. The flower stalls at Paloquemao Market are plentiful and … More Bogota, Colombia