Category: Colombia

The main reason for visiting Colombia was for a bachelor party. I decided to extend my stay and see more of the beautiful country after my party left.

April 29, 2020
Biking Tour of Bogota

I spent two days in Bogota at the tail end of my Colombia trip. My buddy and I wanted to explore the city with our limited time. We decided to book a biking tour in Bogota through AirBNB experiences. The bike tour took us through several parts of downtown Bogota as a means of seeing […]

April 17, 2020
Why Pour Over Coffee is Better | My Morning Ritual

Brewing coffee is a daily routine that gets me ready for the day. Before anything serious gets done, a cup of coffee must be present. Not just any cup though... I'm not into that instant coffee for beginners. Nor do I like coffee made from machines using little disposable pods of stale and uninspired. My […]

March 25, 2020
Best Things to do in Cartagena, Colombia

I recently attended a bachelor's party that I don't think anyone else in my circle of friends will ever be able to top. My buddy wanted a destination where we can party in a club, on a yacht and back at the rental property. The destination was Colombia, the city; Cartagena. We booked almost all […]

March 14, 2020
Paragliding in Colombia

I spent a few days messing around with Adobe Premiere and a few days waiting on Ecoventure to send me their footage(which they did not). Here's what I came up with. Shot with a GoPro and a Galaxy s10. Read about my adventure here. P.S. I didn't realize how much I cuss until I had […]

March 11, 2020
Visiting Guatape and El Penon

We decided to book with Ecoventure for an adventure to visit Guatape and El Penon. Our guide, Julian, was very accommodating to us. Originally, we were scheduled to start the day off with Paragliding, however, Medellin is known as unpredictable weather and microclimates. It may be raining somewhere in a nearby city and could be […]

March 11, 2020
Paragliding in Colombia/Parapente Cocorna

Getting There is Half of the Adventure There are multiple places to go paragliding in Colombia. Cocorna is about a 45-minute drive from Guatape on a single lane road. If you're lucky enough to find a driver that's willing to cut off other motorists, you'll get there in half the time and double the adrenaline […]

March 11, 2020
Smuggling Colombian Coca Tea 2020

Yes, that coca leaf (not to be confused with cocoa) Besides coffee beans and junk trinkets, one thing I absolutely wanted to bring back was some Colombian coca tea leaves. It makes for a great souvenir and an even better conversation piece. The coca tea leaf is derived from the same plant that is used […]

March 5, 2020
Packing for Colombia in 2020

This past February and March, I traveled to Colombia and made my way through Cartegena, Medellin, and Bogota. The trip was 9 days of fun and adventures that probably took a few years off of my life. Packing for Colombia meant I had to be prepared for 3 different cities and environments. I like to […]