The Basics We flew internationally and arrived at the airport about 20 minutes from the city center. We paid S20 for a taxi into town, which I think is way overpriced (oh well!). Taxis don’t have meters here, so bartering is necessary. We chose to stay in 2 different areas: near the Plaza de Armas … Continue reading Cusco, Peru
The Basics From Medellin, go to the South Terminal. There is one ticket booth for buses to Jericó. Buses can fill up, so if you're going on a puente weekend, try to get there before 9am or book in advance. We typically buy return tickets at the same time to save the trouble. To Jericó, … Continue reading Jericó: Gem of Antioquia, Colombia
Chile is the perfect place to get a taste of it all! You can take the subway to a museum, go skiing, tour a vineyard, walk on the beach, or wander the coastal towns. Spend at least five nights to get the variety of experiences. Santiago: The Basics We flew into Santiago from Medellín via … Continue reading Chile: City, Coast, and Wine Country
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?
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