Category: Guatape, Colombia

Find out where to eat, stay and play with your family while traveling to Guatape, Colombia.

A Virtual Tour of Guatape Colombia – Photos

One of the top day trips to take from Medellin is to visit Guatepe Village.  Guatepe is called the Switzerland of Colombia and definitely worth a visit. It’s colorful, quaint and totally walkable. Every street has a story drawn into it … Continue reading

Getting Around Medellin and the Surrounding Areas

One of the most fun things to do when traveling in different countries is to take a ride either on their public transportation system or unique taxi like cars to take you on shorter distances. Of course I did the … Continue reading

Climbing 740 Stairs to the Top of Piedra del Peñol, Colombia

As you drive to the entrance of the gargantuan rock face the first sign that greets you states boldly – The Best View in the World. Since I’ve been to many high vista points, some beyond spectacular, this to me … Continue reading

How to Make a Michelada – Colombiana Style

Living in Central America I have quickly discovered that Micheladas are my favorite drinks. They beat out mojitos, margaritas, daiquiris and tons of other drinks made in these regions. So when strolling along the Boardwalk (Malecon) of Guatape, Colombia I … Continue reading

Dulce de Coco – Traditional Colombian Food

OMG, the one thing Colombians and I definitely have in common is our sweet tooth. Walking along the Malecon (boardwalk) during my trip to Guatape, Colombia all I saw were food stands selling deliciously unique sweets. There were way too … Continue reading

Sancocho de Gallina – Traditional Colombian Food

While visiting Guatape, Colombia I noticed that most of the restaurants really pushed and promoted Sancocho de Gallina. After plenty of walks around the Malecon and in the Central Plaza, I decided I had to have me some of this … Continue reading

What To Do and See in Guatape Colombia

Guatape Village is called the ‘Little Switzerland’ of Colombia. And rightfully so. This tiny village is located about two hours outside of Medellin and is the perfect day trip experience.  You can come here on your own by taking a … Continue reading

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