A smiling statue in San Agustin, Colombia
31 Aug 2015

The Smiling Statues of San Agustin, Colombia

The smiling statues of San Agustin are a bit of a mystery to tourists and archaeologists alike. Who built them? Why did they build them? Were the craftsmen and their models all on magic mushrooms at the time? We looked at around 100 of these strange statues at the archaeological

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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

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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

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