Medellin

The Complete Guide To Medellin, Colombia

Medellin is the second largest city in Colombia after Bogota. It is a city located in the Aburra valley in the Andes Mountains. Medellin is also known as the city of Eternal Spring due to its comfortable weather all year around. It is one of the cities in Colombia that every tourist should visit. Besides there being lots of things to do in Medellin, there are also a ton of fun things to do and…

The Best Restaurants In Medellin (International Food)

After spending a month and a half in Medellin I have made a list of my favorite restaurants that serve international cuisine. Of course, the best restaurants in Medellin is a subjective list, so just know that these are chosen based on my experience and opinion.  Relato  Relato was the first restaurant we visited in Medellin. After eating at San Andreas beach cafes, Relato seemed so fancy and upscale.  We didn&#x2019…

Restaurant Review: 678 KOREAN BBQ in Medellin, Colombia

In Medellin there is a restaurant called 678 KOREAN BBQ which is quite a special place to me, so I am going to tell you the whole story of my experience here. After traveling in Colombia for over two month I got a little bit tired of arepas, patacones, and beans, so I started craving something else, something Asian. And that is when we arrived in Medellin.  Back home (Lviv, Ukraine) we have this…

A Day Trip To Guatape From Medellin

Guatape is a town located approximately 80 km away from Medellin. It is one of those places in Colombia that you should put on your must visit list. It is a colorful Colombian town that carries an authentic atmosphere and has more than one great attraction. There are a few ways to visit Guatape. You can do it on your own, but the most popular way is to do an organized day trip to Guatape…

Visiting Guatape In Colombia

Guatape town is one of the most famous tourist spots in Colombia. It is located just outside Medellin (around 2 hours drive). It is a charming little town on a huge reservoir, full of colorful buildings that line cute streets, and a granite rock with 659 steps that you can climb. Here is a short guide to visiting Guatape with things to do, the best time to visit, and other information. Visiting Guatape Town From…

A Guide To Comuna 13 In Medellin, Colombia

One of the must visit places in Medellin is Comuna 13. It is a place of tragic history which took place quite recently. It is an area that was reborn through the spilling of a lot of blood; Not just of the gang members who fought over the district, but also many innocent civilians. Here is a guide to visiting Comuna 13 with information you might want to know before going. A Short History of…

How To Get To Jardin Town From Medellin

Jardin is a small town that is located 3 hours drive from Medellin (if you are lucky, due to traffic and sometimes floods it usually takes between 4 and 5 hours). Jardin is one of those places you can experience a real Colombian vibe. Here, like a hundred years ago, people mainly live as farmers. They lead quiet and calm lives: working hard during the day and then relaxing at the center square at outside…

Bird watching in La Romera, Colombia

Over the past year, Cody has gotten really into birdwatching and bird photography so it only makes sense that when we are in the country with the most bird species he takes full advantage. In fact, just a few minutes outside of Medellin is a nature reserve mountain called La Romera which is great for birdwatching, and just hiking in general. So this review of bird watching in La Romera nature reserve in Colombia is…

Where To Get Breakfast In Poblado Medellin

One of the ways I judge a city I’m traveling in is by the quality of their breakfasts. I know many people are okay with a simple filter coffee at your hotel or airbnb but I love walking to a nice cafe in the morning, ordering a good quality espresso or pour-over, and enjoying a pastry or some eggs. As I have been living in Poblado, Medellin for a while now, I…