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20 reasons to visit Colombia

Jun 10, 2019

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!

Cacao - Colombia’s brown gold

May 31, 2019

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 Colombian Amazon - Los Pulmones del Mundo

May 27, 2019

The Amazon, oxygen factory of the earth, home and livelihood of numerous endemic species. Facts, tips and places on our latest blog post.

10 common Myths and Legends in Colombia Part 2

May 20, 2019

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.

Medellin’s Transformation Part 3 - History, Arts and Events

May 13, 2019

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

10 common Myths and Legends in Colombia Part 1

May 06, 2019

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.

Llanos Orientales - Colombia's Wild East

Apr 29, 2019

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.

Five unique Cafés in Bogotá

Apr 23, 2019

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 - What to do and where to go

Apr 15, 2019

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.

Medellin’s Transformation Part 2 - Architecture and Infrastructure

Apr 08, 2019

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.

Five Music Videos proving the Beauty of Bogotá

Apr 01, 2019

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.

Mystery Escobar - Hyping a ruthless Mass Murderer

Mar 26, 2019

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.

Simón Bolívar - El Libertador de Sudamérica

Mar 18, 2019

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 - Water Factories of the Andes

Mar 11, 2019

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.

Medellin’s Transformation Part 1 - Economic growth and Innovation

Mar 04, 2019

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.

Carnaval de Barranquilla - All you need to know to be prepared

Feb 25, 2019

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 in Medellín - A history of resilience

Feb 18, 2019

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!

Altitude sickness - Tips for a stress-free vacation

Feb 11, 2019

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!

Allround Guide to El Cocuy: How and why to visit the National Park

Feb 05, 2019

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!

Top 5 Restaurants in Medellín

Jan 28, 2019

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.

22 Foods & Drinks to try when you come to Colombia

Jan 21, 2019

"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!

Most beautiful hiking tracks in Colombia (with ranking of difficulty)

Jan 14, 2019

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!

Following the trails of El Dorado: How and why to visit Guatavita Lake

Jan 08, 2019

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!

How Colombians celebrate New Year's Eve

Dec 31, 2018

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!

Top 10 Colombian Ferias y Fiestas you shouldn't miss

Dec 24, 2018

Colombians like to celebrate - a lot! Learn about the most important festivities all year round in our latest blog post.

Top 5 Colombian Arepas you should try

Dec 17, 2018

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!

How Colombians celebrate Christmas

Dec 10, 2018

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.

20 Fun Facts about Colombia

Dec 04, 2018

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.

5 great restaurants to try Colombian food in Bogotá

Nov 27, 2018

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!

Why you should visit the Paloquemao Market in Bogotá

Nov 19, 2018

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.

How to prepare for your trip to Colombia

Nov 08, 2018

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.

Two projects and one vision: Bringing together Comuna 13 and Breaking Borders

Nov 06, 2018

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.

Breaking Borders: From criminals to storytellers for a brighter future

Oct 23, 2018

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 perfect Sunday in Bogotá: Mercado de las pulgas

Oct 09, 2018

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’s National Parks: An overview over the Top-Destinations for Nature Lovers

Oct 01, 2018

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!

The Ultimate Bucket List for Colombia

Sep 24, 2018

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!

Visit Salento and the Cocora Valley

Aug 27, 2018

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!

San Basilio de Palenque: what to visit

Aug 10, 2018

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!

Top 10 Off-the-beaten-track destinations in Colombia

Jul 30, 2018

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 music in a nutshell

Jul 23, 2018

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!

The Best Salsa Places in Bogotá

Jul 16, 2018

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!

The climate in Colombia: What should I pack for my trip?

Jul 09, 2018

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!

Rosario Islands: which is the best beach for you?

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, so which one to chose? Find the answer in this blog post!

Colombian Food: The Story of Bandeja Paisa

Jun 25, 2018

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!

Parque Natural Chicaque: How to go and what to see

Jun 18, 2018

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!

Top 8 Day Trips From Bogotá

Jun 12, 2018

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!

The Tatacoa Desert: how to go and what to visit

Jun 06, 2018

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!

Top 10 Activities to do in Colombia

May 25, 2018

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!

Fantastic visit to a Coffee Farm near Medellín

May 21, 2018

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!

11 safety tips for traveling in Colombia

May 15, 2018

Is Colombia safe to travel? We say: YES! Just keep in mind our safety tips to travel without worries. Read now on our blog!

What to do in Jardín, Antioquia?

May 07, 2018

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!

What to do in San Agustín, Huila?

May 02, 2018

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!

A Must-Do in Bogotá: Septimazo

Feb 02, 2018

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!

Learn about Bogotá's urban street art

Jan 27, 2018

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!

Best neighbourhoods to stay in Bogotá

Nov 18, 2017

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!