Panama to Colombia via the San Blas Islands
13 Aug 2015

A Boat Trip from Panama to Colombia via the San Blas Islands

If you want to travel from Panama to Colombia (or Colombia to Panama) you have three options: 1) Take a boat from Panama to Colombia via the amazing San Blas islands 2) Walk through the wild jungles of the Darien Gap. Living to tell the tale isn’t guaranteed! 3) Fly (probably

Salento and the Cocora Valley: Exploring Colombia's coffee zone
10 Aug 2015

Salento and the Cocora Valley: Exploring Colombia’s Coffee Zone

My dad once told me that when I became a man I’d start drinking coffee (or maybe it was the other way around). Well, at the age of 30 I think it might have finally happened. I tried some good quality coffee in Salento, Colombia and really enjoyed it. Maybe

05 Aug 2015

A Quick Taste of Medellin, Colombia

You might be thinking, after reading the title, that this post is all about eating in Medellin. You’re wrong – I don’t think writing about our foodie adventures at KFC, Domino’s and Subway would make for interesting reading. Despite our unadventurous eating habits in Medellin, we did get to taste a

Barichara to Guane, Hiking in the stunning Colombian countryside
27 Jul 2015

Barichara to Guane: Hiking in the Stunning Colombian Countryside

So far Latin America has been a pulsating mix of crowded colonial towns, beautiful beaches and amazing natural wonders. I can now add serene Colombian countryside to that list; the recent walk we did from Barichara to Guane, in the Santander region of Colombia, has been one of the highlights