Colombia

Santa fe de Antioquia a beautiful pueblo not to be missed

Situated just under two hours away from Medellin, the former capital of Antioquia, Santa Fe is a sleepy town filled with colonial history. The climate is much hotter and humid compared to Medellin due to its low altitude (the elevation is only 500 meters) from sea level. (more…)

Cost of Mobile worldwide

From India to Switzerland which countries have the cheapest and the most expensive mobile data service in the world?

How to renew your 90 day Colombian visa?

When my 3 month / 90 day visa cutoff date was around the corner I was debating how to renew my visa so I can continue to stay for another 3 months in Colombia. I had two options – one is to go to the local migracion office and another is to leave the country and come back. (more…)

The hidden gems of Capurgana and Sapzurro in Caribbean coast

(Tambien en espanol) Imagine this. Coconut trees, crystal clear water, warm weather, amazing dive sites, car free streets and cheap delicious sea food. Welcome to Capurgana and Sapzurro. (more…)

Medellin – The right transformation!

“You went to Colombia?” “Isn’t it dangerous?” “Are you missing an organ now?” “Did you make any deals with a drug cartel?” – says almost everyone who heard that I am traveling to Colombia. I’ve come across many different people during my travels this year; interacted with both fellow travelers and locals alike. And I’ve picked up on a fairly common theme. A mere mention of Colombia immediately stirs up the stereotypical fear of drug infested, unlawful country that has nothing to offer but cheap drugs and sex. Is Medellin safe for travelers? (more…)