Colombia: Never Say Narcos

When my two best friends planned a 17 day trip to Colombia, I came down with serious FOMO. Born to parents from South America, I'd still never been to the continent. I'd also recently finished enjoying "Narcos," so my interest in the the country's history and culture was especially heightened.

Big Eating in the Big Easy

Given the tremendous charm I hold for the South, it's a shock I hadn't visited New Orleans until now. The trip was to be punctuated with yet another half marathon, but the remains of a hacking cough derailed these plans. Nonetheless, we got a hefty taste of the town's culture & cuisine.

Running Through the Yucatán

We continued our global half marathon expansion with Rock 'n' Roll's first annual run in Mérida. The Yucatán capital boasts Mayan, Spanish, French, British and Dutch influence, as well as the highest percentage of indigenous population of any large Mexican city.