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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.

An Unstylish (but Practical) Tulum Travel Guide

theunconventionalroute.com · over 1 year by Chris

If we had a dollar for every wannabe instafamous stylista we saw in Tulum, maybe we would’ve frequented the American-plus-priced hotels, bars, and r..

A food pilgrimage to the religious town of Jericó, Colombia

theunconventionalroute.com · over 1 year by Chris

Three hours southwest of Medellín, the small town in Jericó, Antioquia is a religious tourism destination because it’s the birthplace of Colombia’s ..

Hunting Down Medellin's Best Menu Del Dia Lunches

theunconventionalroute.com · over 1 year 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 · 1 yr 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 · 1 yr 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..

Vancouver Beaches: A Local Beach Bum's Guide | The Unconventional Route

theunconventionalroute.com · 1 yr by Chris

Vancouver, Canada is secretly one the best beach cities in the world. It may even be THE best for a couple months every year. If you're visiting..

Cliché Travel Tips to Ignore, And What to Do Instead

theunconventionalroute.com · 12 mths by Chris

Beware of the “best travel tips and tricks” you find on Google. Most are stupidly obvious (“Pack light,” “Eat local food,” “Book early to save“)..

The Ultimate Medellin Paragliding Adventure

theunconventionalroute.com · 1 yr 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.

15 Best Countries To Visit For 15 Unique Types Of Trip

theunconventionalroute.com · 6 mths by Chris

Asking someone what the best country in the world to visit is is like asking a parent who their favorite child is. Most can't possibly give you a..

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

theunconventionalroute.com · 1 yr 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 · over 1 year 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 · 1 yr by Chris

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