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Here you will find answers to your burning questions about Colombia, from the top destinations you need to visit, to helpful facts about our culture and stories of impressive personalities. Have a look around!

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Top 5 Restaurants in Medellín

Date Jan 28, 2019

The city of eternal spring has a thriving food scene! Discover the best restaurants in Medellín in our latest blog post ...

Top 10 Off-The-Beaten-Track Destinations in Colombia

Date Jul 30, 2018

Are you ready to experience Colombia in a totally different way? Read our latest blog post to discover 10 destinations a...

Top 8 Day Trips from Bogotá

Date Oct 22, 2018

Although Bogotá has a lot to offer, there are many beautiful things to see outside of the urban area. On our blog we pre...

Rosario Islands: Which is the Best Beach for You?

Date Jul 04, 2018

A perfect day on the beach in Colombia is a must-do when traveling through the country. But there are so many options, s...

Why You Should Visit the Paloquemao Market in Bogotá

Date Nov 19, 2018

Experience Colombia with all your senses at the Paloquemao Market! The famous food market in Bogotá will leave you dizzy...

20 Fun Facts about Colombia

Date Dec 04, 2018

When people think about Colombia, they think about salsa, beautiful women, Pablo Escobar, and coffee. But there is so mu...

Latest Blog Posts

Rafting for Peace: A Case Study of How Tourism Supports Peace and Social Justice in Colombia

Tourism does have the power to achieve peace

Getting Around Colombia: A Transport Guide

A guide to traveling around Colombia

The Ultimate Bucket List for Colombia

Get inspired by the ultimate bucket list for Colombia! Here we have a 50 items strong check-list with unique and fun experiences to tick off. Read more in this blog post!

Colombia's Gift Giving Guide

Whether you are looking for the perfect Christmas gift or just trying to find a nifty souvenir for people back home, we’ve crafted a list of the best things to bring back from Colombia. Surprise a lov...

Medellín: Colombia's Growing Art Capital

A true cultural hub, Medellín is regarded by many as Colombia’s fastest-growing and most transformed city. Get the inside scoop on off-the-beaten-track art projects discovered by our explorer team!

Colombia's Most Beautiful Colonial Towns

Get to know 5 smaller, colonial towns in Colombia that will charm you with their beautiful architecture and tranquil atmosphere. Find the perfect spots to escape the cities for a day or two and explor...

Crash Course in Cartagena's History

November 11, 1811, the day that Cartagena declared their independence from the former Spanish colonizers. This marked the first Colombian city, and second Latin American city to successfully declare i...

Colombia's Culturally Charged Cemeteries

Halloween, Day of the Dead and All Saints’ Day celebrations are imminent, which means we’re fast approaching the spookiest time of the year. As opposed to engaging in any trickery, we summoned up a sw...

What Travel Writers Say About Our Experiences

Exploring the Legendary Comuna 13 with Local Guides

Date Sep 17, 2019

Having volunteered in Comuna 13 for three months, I rode the barrio’s escalators to the community center every Sunday an...

Coffee-Hopping in Laureles

Date Mar 14, 2019

"The department of Antioquia, which lies in the immediate vicinity of the coffee zone, has developed over time into a co...

Medellin’s Most Dangerous Neighborhood Revitalized Through Art

Date Jan 20, 2019

"Until recently, not even the locals would ever dream of venturing into the treacherous, winding streets of areas like C...

A Look into the Colombian Communities Who are Replacing Coca for Coffee

Date Jan 14, 2019

"It’s no secret that Colombia is home to some of the best coffee beans in the world. We see it imprinted on the various ...

A First-Timer’s Guide to Bogota: 7 Things You Can’t Miss

Date Dec 27, 2018

"A Bogota city tour is a great way to find your bearings in Colombia’s capital. Here’s what to expect from a guided Bogo...

How Former Gang Members are Rebuilding Bogota’s Most Violent Neighborhood

Date Dec 14, 2018

"In the heart of Bogota, the country’s capital and the center of years of unrest, a Colombian university is working to c...

Top 5 Experiences You Must Try in Colombia

Date Dec 08, 2018

"Colombia – a place many of us have heard of, yet few have explored. It’s a country at a pivotal moment in time; politic...

Sightseeing mit einem kolumbianischen Bandenchef

Date Oct 23, 2018

"Jaime Roncancio blickt aus dem Fenster seines behelfsmäßig zusammengeschusterten Hauses, das auf einem Berghang über de...

Gastronomic Railroads: Private Day Tour from Medellin Colombia

Date Oct 16, 2018

"We’re currently enjoying our second visit to Medellin for the month. We recently had the opportunity to dive into Colom...

Bogota Gold Museum Tour

Date Aug 21, 2018

"At the top of the list of places to see when you visit Bogota, Colombia’s capital city is the Museo del Oro – Bogota Go...

From Ex-Gang Members to Tour Guides: Breaking Borders in Barrio Egipto, Bogotá, Colombia

Date Mar 04, 2017

"Breaking Borders Tour is unlike any other tour in Colombia. Run by a group of ex-gang members in Egipto neighbourhood o...

Lost City Trek Colombia: Video, Photos and What to Expect

Date Jun 16, 2016

"The Lost City Trek Colombia is an incredible journey that takes you through diverse, ever-changing landscapes and scene...

A Walk Through The Underground Salt Cathedral Bogota – in Zipaquirá

Date Jan 25, 2016

"We take you for a walk through the underground Salt Cathedral Bogota outside of the big city in a small town called Zip...