Unfortunately, my VivaColombia review involves a missed plane. Let me explain. I had to fly from Medellin to Lima on September 13 and VivaColombia was my best option. I booked a flight from Medellin to Bogota, and Bogota to Medellin for $340.87 CAD (roughly $260 USD) on Kiwi via Skyscanner. VivaColombia doesn’t include complimentary checked luggage. I purchased the … [Read more...]
Colombia Travel Blog
Welcome to my Colombia travel blog. Here’ll you’ll find important travel information to make your Colombia travels more fun and safe. Make sure to visit one of my favourite cities: Medellín.
I love Mexican food and I have to make sure I don’t stop eating burritos in Medellin. For over two years, I’ve been eating burritos at El Loco Carnal. I accidentally discovered this place in Parque Lleras. Maybe, it’s not a discovery since it is located in the gringo happy park. I usually order the two-meat burrito at El Loco Carnal. I usually choose chicken and … [Read more...]
Taking the bus from Medellin to Guatape or La Piedra Del Penol is easy. Follow these steps: Take the Medellin Metro to Caribe Station. Fare is about 2,000 COP. Get off Caribe Station and cross the pedestrian bridge to the North Bus Terminal. The bus terminal is viewable from the metro station. Buy a bus ticket to La Piedra or Guatape at one of the ticket booths … [Read more...]
I was the victim of a taxi scam in the early morning hours of December 1st in Medellin, Colombia. He gave me counterfeit Colombian Pesos (COP) for my change. I celebrated Medellin’s Alborada from the San Felix hillside via a Chiva bus. After watching the fireworks, the Chiva dropped me off in El Poblado around 2 a.m. My apartment is in Laureles, so I took a taxi to the … [Read more...]
During my time in Cartagena, February 2015. My childhood friend Mario and I just finished eating at El Bistro in the Walled City. We were the only two brown-skinned, Asian-decent Canadians in the fully occupied Cartagena restaurant with Colombians and tourists. Mario and I are both in our thirties and work full-time. Getting vacation time with North American employers to … [Read more...]