Tag Archives: Safety

Colombia Travel Tips

Colombia Travel Tips

I often receive questions here on my blog about traveling Colombia.  I do my best to answer any questions I get and that’s usually the last I hear from them.  But recently an old Army buddy of mine reached out to tell me he’ll be in Colombia soon.  Although he is Colombian, he hasn’t been… Continue Reading

Colombia Resources

Colombia Resources

Tell Me About Colombia! Lately I’ve had people asking me to write more about Colombia. Of course, I can’t wait to write more about Colombia. The reason I haven’t been writing much is because I’ve been pretty much hanging out in Medellin for the moment. Really trying to get settled in more than anything now… Continue Reading

Using Maps and Technology for Traveling

Using Maps and Technology for Traveling

Over the last few days I’ve had several people ask me how to do this or that with online maps (and offline). A sense of urgency struck me today when I came across a Canadian couple who were lost under my favorite bridge.  They were carrying around the oh-so-worshiped Lonely Planet Travel Guide and trying… Continue Reading

Unique Trip Planning; start YOUR vacation now!

Unique Trip Planning; start YOUR vacation now!

Trip Planning With Photos My number one go-to while trip planning is Pinterest.   While there are plenty of photo websites out there, I like Pinterest because I can build a board of the place I plan to visit next and really dive into it.  You can create a board of places you want to… Continue Reading

Screwing Myself in Esmeraldas Ecuador

Screwing Myself in Esmeraldas Ecuador

If Ecuador was a giant craphole, Esmeraldas was the steamiest turd. Not that all of Ecuador was bad, but most of it wasn’t good.  I headed out of Santo Domingo de los Colorados on a bus heading to Esmeraldas.  This leg of the journey was planned to visit someone who had reached out to me… Continue Reading