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4 Amazing Day Trips From Medellin, Colombia

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Once touted as the world’s most dangerous city, Colombia‘s Medellin today is one travelers from all over the world can appreciate. That being said, what attracted me most to the city was its nearby experiences. From hiking to paragliding to […]

3 Amazing Day Trips From Cartagena, Colombia

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When I saw flights to Cartagena on JetBlue for $400 roundtrip from NYC’s JFK, I immediately booked. To be honest, I didn’t know much about the city; however, when backpacking South America two years ago for three months, I ran […]

Colorful Travel: My 13 Favorite Instagram Photos Of 2014

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Looking for some wanderlust inspiration? Check out my 13 favorite Instagram photos from my trips in 2014. Which is your favorite? Want more travel photography? Visit my Etsy Shop, full of wanderlust-inducing pictures, or follow me on Instagram @jessieonajourney. Also […]

Is Colombia Safe? Everything You Need To Know

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Is Colombia safe? It’s a question I’ve gotten many times since returning from two weeks traveling through the country. Colombia has been a dream destination for me ever since I backpacked through South America and didn’t make it there. In November 2014, […]

Paragliding In Medellin (AKA That Time I Hurled Myself Off A Cliff In Colombia)

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Aguardiente. The unpleasant licorice-flavored spirit is all I can taste in my cotton mouth as I awake to a blaring 7am alarm. Blips of the night before play in my mind like a stomach-twisting drama as I attempt to figure […]

Colombia Travel: Exploring Bogota By Bike

Traveling through Cartagena and Medellin, I was told by locals and other travelers that while Bogota had a lot of culture, it was also a place you needed to watch your back. As I only had one full day in […]