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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

Crash Course in Cartagena's History

Cartagena

Colombia's Culturally Charged Cemeteries

Cemeteries, Travel, Cemetery, Mompox, San Pedro, Bogota

Colombia's 10 Most Fascinating Fruits and How to Use Them

Colombia's 10 Most Fascinating Fruits and How to Use Them

5 Lesser-Known Colombian Coffee Towns to Add to Your Journey

This blog post unveils five hidden gems in Colombia’s coffee-growing region. Picturesque towns that offer unique traditions and diverse cultures await you off the beaten path!

Colombia's Peace Leaders - Meet the Agents of Change

Colombia has a difficult past, but the people here are aiming for a peaceful future for the generations to come. We talked to different people that are involved in projects that are supporting and pre...

How to play Tejo - a guide to Colombia’s national sport

Ever heard of Tejo? Colombia's national sport involves explosives and a bit of beer. Read our latest blog post to find out our experts' tips on how to stay save and succeed playing Tejo.

3 Years Breaking Borders - How Tourism Has Changed the Barrio Egipto

For three years now, former gang members have been guiding tourists through Barrio Egipto, one of Bogotá's former most dangerous neighborhoods. In our latest blog posts, we interviewed three people wh...

Clearing up Stereotypes and Misconceptions about Colombia

Stereotypes we have about a place may affect our choice about getting to know it better, even though this might be the only way to shatter these misconceptions. Learn about the most common stereotypes...

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...