The Basics We flew direct from Medellín to Lima with Avianca airlines. We pre-arranged a taxi ride (55 soles) to Miraflores using Transporte Fácil Peru. I messaged them on Facebook and arranged a ride with ease. Taxi prices can run a bit higher, so we preferred to plan ahead. The airport offers 30 minutes of … Continue reading Foodie Escape in Lima, Peru
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Upon moving to El Poblado in Medellín, Colombia, we made it our mission to find the best ice cream, gelato, and frozen yogurt near us. Over a year later, I have compiled a list that I am proud to share. A couple of these have battled for the top spot in our favorites, but I … Continue reading 5 Crave-Quenching Ice Cream Shops in Poblado
In Nicaragua, there is a friendly competition for which is the most loved city: Granana or León? During our stay, we spent a few days in Granada and did not plan on visiting León. However, a bonus day happened and we made it to León for one epic night of adventures. Whether you visit one … Continue reading Nica: Granada or León?
1. Eden Bistro We came as soon as we found out about this Korean restaurant, since my partner lived in South Korea and pines for their spicy soups, kimchi, and grilled meat. They may not have everything on a traditional Korean menu, but all is forgotten once the bulgogi and samgyupsal are sizzling on the … Continue reading 6 Underrated Asian Eats in Poblado
The Basics Typical arrival is flying in through Guatemala City airport. We got a ride from a friend, but mini shuttles seem to be a good option for rides to Antigua. Keep in mind that traffic is worst in the early morning and late afternoon. If you have the option to book your flight to … Continue reading The Best of Antigua
The Basics If you don't have a car, it is simple to catch a bus from Medellín's North Terminal to San Rafael ($19,000 COP each way). These are the same buses that are headed to Guatapé, a pueblo definitely worth visiting during your trip. After passing Guatapé, we asked the driver to drop us off … Continue reading Camping near Medellín, Colombia
The Basics Arriving to Ometepe Island is possible via bus/car and ferry. We took the ferry from San Jorge to Moyogalpa with our own car. Buses are available on the island, but I would recommend renting a car or moto to be able to get around the island (ferry $20 each way with a vehicle). … Continue reading Nica: Island of Ometepe
The Basics We flew direct to Cali from Medellín via Avianca airlines. It was a simple, brief flight that cost around 168,000 COP per person round trip. It is also possible to take a 9-hour bus ride from Medellín (or connecting from various cities). Upon arrival, we found there were two options for getting into … Continue reading Cali, Colombia: Costeña Without the Coast
The Basics Getting to Providencia from San Andres takes a couple hours, depending on which route you go. The options are flying or taking a boat. We decided on trying both, for the experiences and the comparison. On the way there, we flew via Satena airlines. Booking required using a Colombian debit card, but I … Continue reading Providencia: Island Treasure of Colombia
The Basics Getting to San Andres from Medellín is fairly simple. Direct flights leave from MED (international airport) several times a day via LATAM airlines. Upon arrival, we skipped the crowds offering cab rides into the town. We were able to walk to the center in about 15 minutes! We strolled along the coast to … Continue reading San Andres: In the Islands of Colombia