I love to eat. Like a lot. Exploring the food culture of a new destination is one of my favourite aspects of travelling. While future posts will more fully describe my love of all Colombian food, I want to dedicate this post to my favourite – street food! There is nothing like the pure joy … Continue reading Street Food: A Delicious Adventure
Street art, tragedy & hope: a chronical of life in Medellín’s Comuna 13
It is difficult to grasp the immensity of the tragedy that has occurred in Comuna 13 during a past that seems, in many ways, distant, but also so recent. Comuna 13 is a place that bombards the senses and emotions. For me, it was an experience that evoked feelings of sadness, as well as joy … Continue reading Street art, tragedy & hope: a chronical of life in Medellín’s Comuna 13
Cartagena: Bright Colours, Beautiful City
I love who I became in Cartagena. The heat forced me to slow down a little, which was a much needed change of pace from my usual go, go, go, but it was more than that. Cartagena delights the senses in a way that requires you to be in the moment, enjoying what is right … Continue reading Cartagena: Bright Colours, Beautiful City
You had me at ‘La Candelaria’!
With its rich abundance of beautiful architecture and emphasis on the arts, La Candeleria is one of the most dazzling neighbourhoods in Bogotá! Located in downtown Bogotá, La Candelaria has been described as the city’s “beating heart” and that was obvious from the moment I set foot there. It is a neighbourhood that offers an exhilarating … Continue reading You had me at ‘La Candelaria’!
Journey Into A World Of Street Art
Never in my entire life have I seen street art as vibrant, beautiful and meaningful as I did in Bogotá! Street art is commonplace in Colombia, and often conveys deep meaning. I decided to do a tour in Bogotá that would focus on local street art, as I was curious about what that … Continue reading Journey Into A World Of Street Art
Bogotá: A Traveler’s Love Affair
From the moment when I stepped off my plane in Bogota, the capital and largest city in Colombia was one of the most riveting cities I have ever visited. It left me utterly breathless, both figuratively and literally, as it sits at an elevation of 8,675 feet above sea level. Perhaps it was from the … Continue reading Bogotá: A Traveler’s Love Affair
Coffee, Hiking and Great Food: A Journey through Bogotá’s Coffee Region
I had the pleasure of going on a two-day tour of the area, touring coffee farms, eating local food and hiking. It was quite honestly one of the most enjoyable two days of my life. Sure, you can go to Colombia’s Eje Cafetero, Colombia’s world famous coffee axis, but why pass up this gorgeous region … Continue reading Coffee, Hiking and Great Food: A Journey through Bogotá’s Coffee Region
5 Things You Should Know Before You Land In Colombia
Colombia is a stunningly beautiful country and a must-visit on your travel bucket list. It is finally shedding its unsafe history and tourists are getting to see all this country has to offer from the cool mountains in the country’s capital, Bogotá, to the sunny Caribbean coast of Cartagena. No matter where you land in … Continue reading 5 Things You Should Know Before You Land In Colombia
Colombia: Is it safe?
When we booked a trip to Colombia, almost everyone asked “Is it safe to travel there?”. This question is, in some ways, the inspiration behind the BroHawk Adventures site. We love to share our travel stories and want to help dispel the myth that Colombia is a dangerous country to be avoided in your travel … Continue reading Colombia: Is it safe?