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
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 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