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Chris

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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.

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. ..

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..

Ask Yourself These Questions Before Assuming Bogota Sucks

theunconventionalroute.com · over 1 year by Chris

For me, the answer to, “Is Bogota worth visiting?” was a big fat NO. Only one guy had ever raved (positively) about it, so with so much else to ..

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 guide to the staggering sights of the Colombian paramo

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

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

theunconventionalroute.com · over 1 year 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 ..

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

theunconventionalroute.com · over 1 year 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..

Why Travel Guidebooks Are Still Useful (and What's Wrong With Travel Blogs)

theunconventionalroute.com · 1 yr by Chris

You're missing out and possibly being misled if you rely too heavily on travel blogs, so don't ditch your Lonely Planet just yet.

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.

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

theunconventionalroute.com · 1 yr by Chris

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

20 Best Restaurants In Medellin For 20 Different Cravings

theunconventionalroute.com · 1 yr 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..