Simon is a writer specializing in South American travel. From his adopted home of Colombia, Simon contributes to the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, the Guardian, AFAR, Adventure Cyclist Magazine, Matador Network, Delta Sky Magazine, and others. As well as editing and curating inspirational travel guides, Simon has written about Colombian cowboys, the youth soccer culture in Argentina, and the forgotten Quechua communities in Peru’s Sacred Valley. Simon spends his “vacation time” on the sofa, munching potato chips (mainly twiglets) and glugging English tea.
Medellin serves up a wild array of outdoor adventures. Go caving, paragliding and zip lining on a day trip outside the city with these tips.
From quirky neighborhoods to museums and hillside communities, get the most out of 24hrs in Medellin with this one day itinerary.
From newly-opened breweries to trendy electro/house clubs, hipster hangouts to traditional salsa bars, Colombia’s second largest city certainly packs a punch when the sun goes down.
First time in Medellin? Find out how to get around like a local with these tips from a nomad.
Cali wears the title ‘world capital of salsa’ with aplomb. Traditional bars brim with passionate locals whose blood pulsates salsa rhythms. Get ready to fall in love.