Casanare Colombia

Mi Casanare es su Casanare

Casanare is not at the top of many people’s lists when it comes to Colombian departments. Colombia’s wild wild east is chock-full of capybaras, caiman and other animals, as well as spectacular scenery and generous servings of meat, as Oliver Pritchard discovers.
La Mesa food tour Bogotá

La Mesa: A tasty way to experience Bogotá

With the number of holidaymakers visiting Colombia growing rapidly every year, it is no surprise that food tours are fast becoming one of the top things to do. Laura Brown visits La Mesa and looks at some of what’s on offer.
LGBT tourism Bogotá

Bogotá: LGBT Tourism Capital

As Bogotá begins to market itself as an emerging capital of LGBT tourism, Christopher Outlaw wonders what exactly ‘LGBT tourism’ means, why it’s worth promoting, and what the city has to offer.
Women Travel Latin America

Women Travel Latin America seeking contributors

If you’re a woman who has travelled in Latin America, Women Travel Latin America wants your stories for their upcoming book that hopes to inspire others to travel the continent.
Salento Colombia

The spectacular sights of Salento

Coffee is not the only reason to visit the quaint village of Salento, there are also wax palms, Willys Jeeps and hummingbirds as David Maas finds out.

What to do in Semana Santa

With the overwhelming majority of Colombians being Roman Catholic, it’s unsurprising that Easter is one of the most important holidays of the year. Easter eggs may be hard to come by, but you’ll definitely find plenty to do during Semana Santa. Laura Brown shares a few ideas for those thinking of travelling and those looking for something more traditional.
Hiking Bogotá, Quebrada Las Delicias, Quebrada La Vieja, Bogotá´s Mountain trails

Hiking Bogotá: The hills are alive with the sound of walkers!

Having a huge forest reserve right on the edge of the city makes for some excellent hill walking. Gerald Barr is on hand with a guide to hiking Bogotá mountain trails.
San Andrés and Providencia

San Andrés and Providencia: A tale of two islands

San Andrés and Providencia are reputed to be some of Colombia’s finest coastal destinations. Oli Pritchard discovers some of the highs and lows that the these two ocean pearls have to offer.

ANATO-my of tourism

Industry leaders from around the world come together for ANATO in Bogotá to trade secrets and promote products related to travel. Laura Brown reports from the event.
Colombian festivals

Find your Colombian festivals fix

With so many Colombian festivals to look forward to throughout the year, it’s best to get your travel calendar sorted early. Chris Erb races through some of the best and most unusual events to watch out for.