Photo: Medellin, Colombia. (photo courtesy of Medellin Convention & Visitors Bureau) (Courtesy Medellin Convention & Visitors Bureau)
Medellin, Colombia is a travel hotspot right now, and it's easy to see why. This city draws backpackers, sightseers, foodies and those who seek adventure thanks to its extensive parks, tours, restaurants, markets and nightlife. Backpackers may be able to spend less than $25 per day with budget accommodations, and food options are inexpensive and plentiful.