A Basic Guide To Meeting Women in Medellin – Part 1

Meeting women in Medellin could be a lot easier than you think. You’re interested in meeting beautiful women in Medellin? Who isn’t? You’ve probably heard that the most beautiful colombian women are called Paisas (women from the state of Antioquia). If so, I guess the...

Oaxaca to Puerto Escondido – Costs and Travel Times By Bus, Plane, Bike and Rental Car

How to Go From Oaxaca to Puerto Escondido by Bus and Plane If you’re reading this post you’re probably planning on going from Oaxaca to Puerto Escondido (or in reverse – Puerto Escondido to Oaxaca). If so, you’re in luck. I just did this trip both by bus and by plane....

Black Backpackers? Where in the World Are They?

“Only 4% of frequent backpackers are African-American, while Hispanics make up 19%, and Whites just over 70%” – Backpacker Magazine, May 1996 Yesterday I lazed on my couch trying to calculate how many Black backpackers – meaning those ‘of African ancestry’, I had seen...

Learning To Dance Bachata in Medellin Colombia

Thinking About Learning To Dance Bachata In Medellin? Writing this post about learning how to dance bachata in Medellin was inspired by a previous post I did a while back. Nearly two years ago I made a little video about learning to dance salsa in Medellin Colombia. I...

Making Money While You Travel – It May Be Easier Than You Think

This post is dedicated to anyone who is feeling trapped in a cubicle somewhere out there, traveling on a shoestring budget, or just hoping to make some extra cash while they travel. I remember when I first started my highly anticipated trip from Mexico to South...

Learn to Dance Salsa in Medellin, Colombia

Want to learn to dance salsa in Medellin? Here’s what you need to know. How embarrassed are you to dance salsa when it comes on in a club or at a party? How much would you pay to learn to dance salsa? How much more comfortable would you feel if you could learn in a...

Vallenato in the streets of Medellin, Colombia

One of the things I love about Medellin's nightlife is the live music performances right in the city streets. If you've been to México then you're probably familiar with the sharply dressed mariachi bands who perform songs for a fee. Well here in Medellin there is...

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Pergamino Cafe: The best coffee shop in Medellin

Pergamino Cafe - You're about to discover the best coffee shop in Medellin PERGAMINO CAFE, MEDELLIN COLOMBIA - Are you a coffee fan and  you're visiting or living in Medellin?  Well look no further for a good place to grab a warm cup of Jo! Two Brothers, Pedro and...

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Birdcage Boy – Photo of the Day

This is another shot taken in Regalo de Dios near Medellin, Colombia. A woman invited me into the little shack that she rents from an elderly man for $20USD/month. She introduced me to 5 children who she supports on little to no income. The entire family sleeps on one...

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Photo of the Day – “By the Cross”

  Yesterday I visited a very poor neighborhood in Medellín called Regalos de Diós to spend the day with the founder, volunteers and displaced children of a project called Angeles de Medellin (Angels of Medellin). The selfless founder of Angeles de Medellin, Marcos...

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About AdventureJo!

Hi I'm Joel Duncan, the adventurer behind AdventureJo! Like many others, I have an insatiable appetite for travel and all the excitement that comes with it. I am currently traveling in Central and South America, writing, photographing and sharing tips to help you to plan your own crazy adventure. Read More...