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Rosario Islands: Which is the Best Beach for You?

Jun 30, 2020

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!

How we are handling COVID-19

Mar 29, 2020

The global pandemic has affected all of us, personally and professionally. On this page, we want to give you a quick overview of how we are managing this situation and what to expect from us.

Our favorite Colombian recipes: From our kitchen to yours

Mar 24, 2020

Besides salsa, music, coffee, and festivals, Colombia also got some fantastic food. For this week’s blog, we want to show you some of our team’s favorite dishes and recipes from our moms and pops.

Colombia Adventure Activities: A Thrill-Seeker's Guide

Jan 20, 2020

Colombia is packed full of landscapes perfect for those with an adventurous spirit. In this week’s blog, we have constructed the perfect guide to seeing all of Colombia’s adventure activities destined to give you that adrenalin rush.

Getting Around Colombia: A Transport Guide

Jan 06, 2020

Traveling from point A to B can present a couple of issues when attempting to take on a new country. Colombia is exceptionally big and can thus present difficulties for those wishing to traverse every corner...

The Ultimate Bucket List for Colombia

Dec 27, 2019

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

Dec 23, 2019

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 loved one with something unique...

Medellín: Colombia's Growing Art Capital

Dec 06, 2019

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

Nov 25, 2019

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 explore a new side of Colombia!

Crash Course in Cartagena's History

Nov 13, 2019

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 independence from the Spanish Empire. Tap into the captivating history of one of Colombia's most famed destinations!

Colombia's Culturally Charged Cemeteries

Oct 31, 2019

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 sweet little treat in the form of our newest blog. Discover Colombia's most beautiful and historic cemeteries!

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

Oct 15, 2019

If you're visiting Colombia for the first time, chances are high you will discover many curious fruits that you've never heard of. Learn the A to Z of Colombia's tropical deliciousness in this blog post!

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

Oct 01, 2019

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

Sep 20, 2019

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 preserving the countries peace. Find out about their stories within our latest blog post.

How to Play Tejo - A Guide to Colombia’s National Sport

Sep 13, 2019

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

Sep 04, 2019

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 who are involved in the project Breaking Borders. Find out how tourism impacted the Barrio and what has changed since the project started.

Clearing Up Stereotypes and Misconceptions about Colombia

Aug 23, 2019

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 about Colombia, and how the country and the people really are.

San Basilio de Palenque - A Historical Day Trip Destination from Cartagena

Aug 12, 2019

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.

Top 6 Day Trips from Medellín

Aug 05, 2019

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 - How We Succeeded in the Most Competitive Impact Tourism Grant

Aug 02, 2019

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.

Colombia’s Indigenous People - What You Need to Know

Jul 29, 2019

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.

Colombia's Jungle: What You Need to See and Do in El Guaviare

Jul 09, 2019

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.

5 Cafés to Visit in Medellín

Jul 02, 2019

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: Perfect Mix of Beach and Adventure

Jun 25, 2019

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.

Traditional Beverages of Colombia

Jun 17, 2019

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.

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!

Comprehensive 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 (ranked by 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 Should Not 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 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.

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!

Top 8 Day Trips from Bogotá

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 present you the Top 8 Daytrips from Bogotá!

How to Prepare for Your Trip to Colombia

Oct 15, 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.

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 of 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!

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!

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 genre and local venues 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!

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!

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

Since the construction of Transmilenio in 2000, Bogotá had a big change and especially a milestone in the local graffiti scene...

Best Neighborhoods 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!