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My girlfriend and I like to do what others don't to see what others miss. Sometimes it works out, sometimes it doesn't.

Hunting Down Medellin's Best Menu Del Dia Lunches

theunconventionalroute.com · 4 mths by Chris

Medellin’s true happy hour has nothing to do with early evening drinking. No, the real happy hour in Medellin is from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. when restaur..

6 Cool Things To Do In Vancouver That Everyone Else Isn't Doing

theunconventionalroute.com · 27 days by Chris

What is "cool"? We all have our own definitions, but for the purposes of this post, here's ours: Cool doesn’t mean popular. It’s not cool to wai..

A guide to the staggering sights of the Colombian paramo

theunconventionalroute.com · 2 mths by Chris

Even if you come to Colombia for the warm sun, the cold, sometimes freezing, sun of the Colombia paramo is worth packing a jacket for. Indeed, the s..

The Ultimate Medellin Paragliding Adventure

theunconventionalroute.com · 2 mths by Chris

If you've ever dreamed of jumping off and flying down a mountain you just hiked, this Medellin paragliding adventure (with waterfalls!) is for you.

Vancouver's favorite (but mostly unknown) beach island getaway

theunconventionalroute.com · 7 days by Chris

Have you heard of this tropical little Canadian island? It has only 100 full-time residents and is less than 100 miles from Vancouver.

El Valle, Chocó, Colombia: Best Things To Do, Food, Hotels, And More

theunconventionalroute.com · 4 mths by Chris

Google hasn’t even bothered mapping the streets of El Valle, a town in the Chocó department of Colombia’s Pacific Coast. That’s how isolated it is. ..

Yet Another Guide Of The Best Things To Do In Medellin?

theunconventionalroute.com · 22 days by Chris

No, this one is different. After six months of sometimes crazy, mostly unconventional adventures in Medellin, we picked these as our favorites.

How to hike the world's tallest natural pyramid

theunconventionalroute.com · 5 mths by Chris

From the bus’ window on our way back from our Medellín getaway to Jardín, we saw the most peculiar sight: A mountain so perfectly triangular that it..

The "Kombucha on Steroids" You Gotta Try In Mexico City

theunconventionalroute.com · 14 days by Chris

Forget tequila and mezcal. This is the original Mexican alcohol. And it's on the comeback.

Medellin's Top Fitness Spot. Literally

theunconventionalroute.com · 4 mths by Chris

We'd watched awe-inspiring Instagram videos of guys working out on top of a mountain with wicked Medellin views as the backdrop. We'd also seen a di..

20 Best Restaurants In Medellin For 20 Different Cravings

theunconventionalroute.com · 7 days by Chris

Nobody can claim to be able to tell you the definitive "best" restaurants in any city. Not even travel bloggers. There are too many restaurants to t..

8+ Only In Vancouver Dining Experiences Worth Going Out Of Your Way To Try

theunconventionalroute.com · 30 days by Chris

You won’t find any trendy places here—no restaurants with food that people spend more time taking Instagram photos of than eating. Those places may ..