After a month of backpacking Colombia, we fell head over heels in love ...with Colombia. (Duh, you guys, we're already married.) Colombia is our favorite country in South America and Central America - and we've visited 7 of them so … [Read more...] about Colombia Itinerary: Ultimate Guide to 1 Month of Backpacking Colombia
We spent a month backpacking through Colombia, from Cartagena to Minca to Medellin to San Gil to Salento to Bogota (ahem - and as you can see by my subtle link hints, we've written quite a bit about backpacking in … [Read more...] about Best Hostels in Colombia: Where to Stay … & Where NOT to Stay!
2020 Update: Unfortunately, La Serrana Hostel has closed its doors and is no longer open! It's still one of our favorite places that we're ever stayed at and we're sad that other travelers won't be able to experience the magic of La Serrana as we … [Read more...] about Hostel Review: La Serrana Hostel in Salento, Colombia
I love coffee. So when we were planning our trip to South America, my first port of call was to visit a Colombian coffee farm in Salento. Having now been there and done that, I can safely say that Colombia coffee is right up there with some of the … [Read more...] about Colombian Coffee Farm Tour in Salento: The Best Coffee Experience
A few years ago, we quit our jobs, put everything we owned in storage, and took off for South America with only what we could fit in our backpacks. Our first destination? Colombia. We got a lot of weird looks when we told our friends and … [Read more...] about 30 Things Nobody Tells You About Backpacking in Colombia
Salento, Colombia is one of the major destinations in Colombia. It's a small town in Eje Cafetero, Colombia's picturesque coffee region, located a few hours west of Bogota as the bus drives (OK, so more like 12 hours). The region is popular … [Read more...] about Hiking Valle de Cocora in Salento, Colombia: What You Need to Know