Medellin

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’ve…