Category Archives: Colombia

If you’re looking for inspiration and empowerment to solo travel in Colombia, follow my adventures as I solo travel Colombia, sharing my solo experiences.

Tatacoa Desert

  Tatacoa Desert is a semi-desert just 6 hours from Bogota, Colombia. Here’s my experience of visiting the Desierto de la Tatacoa Being solo never means that you are alone on your travels. After leaving Medellin I must admit that I was pretty much an emotional wreck, crying easily and spending the evening in my… Continue Reading…

Comuna 13

Comuna 13 It used to be one of the poorest and most dangerous neighbourhoods in Medellin but Comuna 13 is now becoming one of the city’s biggest successes. Walking around this colourful area with its funky street art, it is hard to believe that this was once the most violent neighbourhood in Colombia’s second city. … Continue Reading…

Chiva Tour Cartagena

  Chiva Tour Cartagena It was during my trip to Cartagena that I came across a novel way of utilising transport: on a Cartagena chiva bus tour. Originally known for transporting people around Colombia, these unique, colourful buses with a character of their own, now spend their nights (and days) transporting tourists around the old walled… Continue Reading…