We fell in love with Medellin. It is the city that we liked the most in Colombia and here’s why. First of all the people are so nice. Even though they have been through so much, they are very warm and most of all very curious to you. Second, Medellin is a modern city. It sometimes felt like we were back home in Amsterdam, but with a Colombian twist. Especially in the area where we were staying, El Poblado, there are many cute little stores and modern restaurants. The vibe is relaxed, especially during the evenings from Thursday to Saturday everyone is sitting outside enjoying their drinks. Next to the people and the vibe, it is easy to travel in Medellin and there is lots to do. Continue reading “Medellin”


Salento is a small village located in the heart of the coffee triangle. This village is one of the favorite places for backpackers to stay.  Salento is used as base from which you can head out to see the 50 meter high wax palm trees in the Valle Del Cocora, to taste coffee at one … Continue reading Salento


Cali, the city of salsa. Cali should be on your itinerary if you want to have a more complete view of Colombia, though if you’re short on time we think that you can skip it. Though we only spend 2 whole days in Cali, we got a good impression of the city. Especially San Antonio, … Continue reading Cali


Bogota, the capital city of Colombia. We started our trip here and stayed three whole days. As we were going to fly back home from Bogota as well, we could spend some more days here at the end of our trip but in the end three days was just fine. We stayed in La Candelaria, … Continue reading Bogota

Why Colombia?

People, brace yourselves. After this post all you want to do is buy those plane tickets to Colombia. Not because we are great salespeople though, Colombia is just simply amazing. When we were doing research on where to go last summer, we quickly decided that it was going to be Central or South-America. What made … Continue reading Why Colombia?