Close to Cartagena, there is the small town of San Basilio de Palenque located. Many have seen photographs of the colorful dressed Palenqueras before, but only very fiew people know about the history of them and their hometown. Get to know the story that stands behind San Basilio de Palenque and discover the perfect day trip destination from Cartagena within our latest blog post.
Medellín is a beautiful city and one of the favorite places to be visited by tourists. But once you are in Antioquia's capital city, you should also take the chance to explore the region a bit more, as there are amazing day trips you can go on. Find out about the top destinations, you shouldn't miss out on, when in Medellín.
Booking Booster is the most competed impact tourism accelerator. Find out how we succeeded in the grant and what we are going to use it for in our latest blog post.
The indigenous people of Colombia have passed through many years of oppression. They experienced violence and have lost their lands during the times of the conquerors and the armed conflict. Still, they tried to keep up their culture, beliefs, and tradition. In our latest blog post, you'll learn about 6 indigenous tribes, their histories and what makes their tribes special.
Due to the huge biodiversity within the country, in Colombia, you'll find fruits you have never even heard of before. Get introduced to 11 of the most exotic fruits and learn how you can prepare them.
Open the door to the jungle and explore a world, not many tourists have seen yet. Formerly known as being too dangerous to travel to, Guaviare has the potential to develop to one of Colombia's top destinations. Discover this unique destination is our latest blog post.
Throughout the past few years, coffee culture in Medellín is booming. Find out more about 5 cafés you should not miss in Medellín in our latest blog post.
La Guajira is located in the most northeastern part of Colombia. In this region the windy desert meets the Carribean costline. Learn more about where to go to when you are there and get some interesting information on the Wayúu culture in our latest bolgpost.
Chicha, Zhuke, Guarapo and Chirrinchi are traditional drinks that were almost forgotten after the commercialization of beers and other popular alcoholic beverages. Read more about this and the Colombian classic Aguardiente on our latest blog post.
If you're still wondering on where to go on holiday this year you can stop now. With the unlimited natural, cultural and culinary diversity that you can discover, Colombia is your choice. Discover 20 reasons to visit on our blog!
The history of chocolate goes back to the Aztecs and Incas. Chocolate also offers coca farmers a legal alternative in Colombia. Read more on our latest blog post.
The Amazon, oxygen factory of the earth, home and livelihood of numerous endemic species. Facts, tips and places on our latest blog post.
Fireballs chasing tourists through the desert, a lost woman is searching her dead kids or a black rider with two monsterious dogs appears and disappears by magic: correctly, the second part of Colombia's myths and legends is waiting for you.
From life-threatening to hip - Medellin underwent an incredible transformation. In a blogpost series IMPULSE illuminates essential aspects of this development. The third part covers thereby cultural aspects like art, events and history
River summoners who kidnap pretty girls, a lost woman is searching her dead kids or a man who can transform himself into a caiman: correctly, this two part blog post is about Colombia's myths and legends.
The Llanos, untouched nature, adventure and an infinitely friendly population. The East of Colombia does not have to hide itself from the main tourist attractions at all. Some of the spots to be and what to do on our latest blog post.
Good coffee can be found in many corners of a metropolis like Bogota. But where you can get an exquisite coffee served with a special experience on our latest blog post.
Colombia's Pacific Coast, a dream for adventurers and admirers of pure, untouched nature. What to do and where to go on our latest blog post.
From life-threatening to hip - Medellin underwent an incredible transformation. In a blogpost series IMPULSE illuminates essential aspects of this development. The second part covers infrastructure and architecture.
The beauty of Bogota is undisputed, but many people don't know what to explore. A foretaste, audiovisually underlined by popular music videos on our latest blog post.
Since the appearance of the famous Netflix series "Narcos" an unreasonable hype has risen about the person of Pablo Escobar. In our latest blog post we show you the true face of this ruthless man, far away from the luxury lifestyle and pretty women.
Simon Bolivar, a name to which many symbols are dedicated and can be found at almost every corner in South America. But who is this legendary personality? Read more in our latest blog post.
Páramos, the origin for the majority of Colombias fresh water resources and yet increasingly being forced out by human activity. More about this underestimated beauty of nature in our latest blog post.
From life-threatening to hip - Medellin underwent an incredible transformation. In a blog post series IMPULSE illuminates essential aspects of this development, beginning with the factors Tech-Innovation and Economy.
Barranquilla, situated on the Caribbean coastline, offers a paradisiacal Carnival experience and an incomparable insight into Colombia's Caribbean culture and traditions. Read about it's history and expert proven advices in our latest blog post.
Comuna 13 is a history of resilience! The locals have rebuild their community with art, culture, music and unity overall. Learn about their difficult past and bright present in our latest blog post!
Many of Colombia's popular travel destinations are located in high altitude. Read our latest blog post on how to handle altitude sickness to make the most of your trip!
One look over the snow-capped peaks, soft river flows, impressive lagoons and mystic páramo landscape of El Cocuy National Park and you will fall in love with this place. Get the full guide on how to visit on our blog!
The city of eternal spring has a thriving food scene! Discover the best restaurants in Medellín in our latest blog post and fall in love with the delicious dishes that this country has to offer.
"El amor entra por el estomago" - love goes through the stomach. Try delicious Colombian snacks, dishes, drinks and desserts and fall in love with this amazing country. More on our blog!
Colombia has plenty of fantastic hiking opportunities: From the Andes to the Amazon, jungles, lowlands, tropical forests, lakes, beautiful beaches, and high mountains with snow-covered peaks. All that makes the country a great destination for hikers from all over the world. This blog post will present you the most beautiful hiking tracks in the country - for every level of difficulty!
The legend of El Dorado is one of the most fascinating ones in Latin America. Did you know that you can follow its trails right in the heart of Colombia? Find out more in our latest blog post!
Are you wondering how people celebrate New Year's Eve in Colombia? Find out about a few typical traditions and music on our blog. Happy New Year!
Colombians like to celebrate - a lot! Learn about the most important festivities all year round in our latest blog post.
Arepas are a staple piece in the Colombian kitchen! However, they can look very different depending on the region they are from. Learn more about the different types and tastes of Colombia's favorite snack on our blog!
Make this Christmas a special one by celebrating it the Colombian way! Find out all about Colombian traditions for the most wonderful time of the year on our blog.
When people think about Colombia, they think about salsa, beautiful women, Pablo Escobar, and coffee. But there is so much more to this country. Some things are funny, some are weird and others unique. Here are 20 different facts about Colombia you probably didn’t know before.
Colombian food is surprisingly versatile and flavorful! Experience the taste of this country at some of the classic restaurants in Bogotá. Read our latest blog post for more info!
Experience Colombia with all your senses at the Paloquemao Market! The famous food market in Bogotá will leave you dizzy with its heavenly smells, tastes and the typical local hustle and bustle.
Are you planning to visit Colombia soon? Then this article is an easy overview for you to keep up with your travel plans and enjoy your trip well-prepared and at the fullest.
What happens when like-minded people meet and exchange thoughts about the projects close to their heart? Find out on our blog and read the touching story of how Jamie and his friends left Bogotá for the first time in their life.
The people in Barrio Egipto changed their neighborhood for the better to create a brighter future for the next generation. Learn more about their moving history in our latest blog post!
The Mercado de las pulgas in Usaquén is the perfect place to spend your Sunday in Bogotá. Enjoy the music of street artist while shopping for handcrafted goods and souvenirs. Read more in our blog post!
Colombia is the place for nature lovers with more than 60 protected natural areas. Find out about our favorite ones in our latest blog post!
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!
To visit the coffee triangle many choose to go to Salento because of its nearby spectacular valley of wax palms. Read all about the charming city and its surroundings in our blog post!
Maybe you have seen the colorful Palenqueras selling fruits and candy in the streets of Cartagena. However, few travelers know the story of their hometown. Find out about it in our blog post!
Are you ready to experience Colombia in a totally different way? Read our latest blog post to discover 10 destinations away from the regular tourist routes!
Colombian culture is so diverse! You can experience this in the different music genres. Learn about the most important ones in this blog post and get in the mood for dancing!
Move your body to the rhythm of Salsa and let the music resonate in you for a real Colombian experience. Read our latest blog post on this popular music gerne to learn more!
From sweating in the tropical rainforests to freezing in the high Andean mountains - all this is possible in Colombia! Read our blog post about the climate of Colombia, so you are well prepared!
A perfect day on the beach in Colombia is a must-do when traveling through the country. But there are so many options, so which one to chose? Find the answer in this blog post!
Traditional meals are a huge part of Colombian culture. In Antioquia you should definitely try Bandeja Paisa. Find out the story behind this unique dish in our blog post!
This cloud forest near Bogotá has a breathtaking landscape. Explore it on a day-trip or even a whole weekend. Read more on our blog!
Although Bogotá has a lot to offer, there are many beautiful things to see outside of the urban area. On our blog we present you the Top 8 Daytrips from Bogotá!
One of Colombia’s most unique natural landscapes is the Tatacoa desert. Learn about this dried up tropical forest ecosystem and get tips on your visit in our blog post!
While Colombia has an overwhelming offer of activites, there are some that you just can’t miss out on. Find out more in our blog post!
Colombia is known for its coffee culture. Get to know the cultivation and processing first-hand on this special family-run farm. More information in our latest blog post!
Is Colombia safe to travel? We say: YES! Just keep in mind our safety tips to travel without worries. Read now on our blog!
Do you still need some inspiration for Colombia? Jardín, in English "garden", is a small picturesque town that is definitely worth a visit and can easily be reached from Medellín. Read more on our blog!
Why is it worth to go to San Agustín? The small town in Colombia has much to offer from the inheritance of ancient cultures to fun outdoor activities. Plan your perfect stay with our blog post!
The 7th street or Carrera Séptima is not only one of Bogotá's main streets but also a place with a rich history. Learn about the captivating stories about our capital's epicenter of cultural activity in our blog post!
Bogotá’s street art scene has been growing quickly and is gaining worldwide fame for its impressive paintings. The city has been changed radically by the influence of street art. Read more on our blog!
There are different options for you to stay in Bogota. It’s hard to decide where it’s best to stay, it depends on your interests and preferences. Brush up on your knowledge about Bogotá's neighborhoods in our blog post!