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December Traditions in Medellin

December is one of the best times of the year to visit Medellín. The city is decorated with millions of lights, and the month starts with a bang, literally, as people light off fireworks on the 30th to ring in December. Throughout the month, Colombians get together with family and friends to celebrate, because in […]

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Top 7 Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in Medellín

Since most of our team resides in Medellin and we love going out to eat (maybe a little bit too much), we’ve compiled our top 7 vegan and vegetarian restaurants that you should definitely visit in beautiful Medellín. Just remember to invite us too! Just a couple of years ago, being vegan or vegetarian in […]

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Must Watch: To Touch the Sun – Chimborazo

A must watch journey to the farthest point from Earth’s center: Chimborazo Chimborazo is recognized as “the closest point to the sun”, because if you measure its altitude from the earth’s center, it is 2km higher than Everest. Enjoy this beautiful video with cool shots from what looks to have been an epic expedition to […]

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Must Watch: Volcano Climbing in Ecuador

Check out this video giving a great glimpse of volcano climbing in Ecuador One luxury of climbing volcanos is getting to explore wild, remote and awe-inspiring places by your own means. God knows there are some challenges too: climbing to over 6,000m is not supposed to be easy! This video, by William Barber, illustrates nicely […]

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5 Ways of Exercising Mindfulness When Traveling

Discover how to be a mindful traveler. We give you five quick tips on how to take your next adventure up to a new level of moment-awareness, making the whole experience much more rewarding. The Greater Good Magazine at UC Berkeley defines mindfulness as “maintaining a moment-by-moment awareness of our thoughts, feelings, bodily sensations, and […]

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Slow Tourism: In Praise of Slowing Things Down…

Rediscover the importance of slowing things down, of giving yourself the opportunity to connect what what is around you, of advocating for quality over quantity: accept our invitation to engage in slow tourism An invitation to create positive connections Here at Project Cordillera, we pride ourselves on our social mission: transforming adventure travel and contributing to sustainable, […]

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Must Watch: Why I Live a Zero Waste Life

Learn how to live a zero waste life by shopping package-free, making your own products and refusing plastic and single-use items.  Lauren Singer graduated from Environmental Studies at NYU; then, she was the Sustainability Manager at the NYC Department of Environmental Protection. In the last 3 years, she has produced less than 16 oz of […]

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Wall and Piece: Colombia

Imagine a city where graffiti wasn’t illegal, a city where everybody could draw whatever they liked. Where every street was awash with a million colors and little phrases. Where standing at a bus stop was never boring. A city that felt like a party where everyone was invited, not just the estate agents and barons […]

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Top Unexplored National Parks in Colombia

Discover Colombia’s unexplored national parks: we share our tips for an off-the-beaten-track adventure Colombia is a country of wonderful and beautiful contrasts; from huge Andean mountains and tropical jungle to white Caribbean beaches and magical deserts. For their protection, many of these ecological treasures are national parks and many remain unexplored. Why? Well, most are […]

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Marie’s Story: Hiking Los Nevados

It is official.  My midlife crisis has just sky-rocketed to a whole new level.  The travel bug all started with a hiking trip to Kilimanjaro in 2010, and for quite some time after my idea of travelling consisted of a tick box exercise of the latest bucket list of things to do before the grand […]

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