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...

Photo of the Day: Gotcha Hummingbird

While taking photos of flowers at the Secret Garden in Cotopaxi Ecuador, this bright green hummingbird with an oddly long tail landed on one of the flowers. For a moment I stood there in a bit of a trance, staring at the tail that was about four times the length of...

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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...