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.
Desfile de Mitos y Leyendas Medellín, Colombian fiestas

Final Colombian festivals of the year

It’s lights, history and reggaeton as Chris Erb guides us through some of the unusual festivals that will round out 2016.
Wingo Colombia

Wingo: New low-cost airline offers alternative

For serial travellers of Colombia, Christmas came early this year. On October 20, Wingo swooped in to rival other low-cost airlines operating in the country.
Rafting San Gil, Adventure sports Colombia

Adventure sports: High on adrenaline

Looking for adventure sports in Colombia? Anny Wooldridge explores some of the country’s best destinations to get your blood pumping.
páramos, Colombia páramo, Sumapaz

Páramo-rmal activities

“What are páramos?” you may be asking. It can roughly be defined as a high-altitude tropical ecosystem lying above the tree line, yet below the permanent snow line. We visit two within a stones throw from Bogotá, and have our breath literally taken away.
Bogotá Bike Tour

Summer in the city: Staycation in Bogotá

We all know about the delights that Colombia has to offer should you want to go on a weekend break. But what about something a little closer to home? Bogotá is now a major stop off for many people coming to Colombia with a whole host of things to do and see. We take a look at three of the more popular activities currently happening in the city.

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Plastic surgery in Colombia

Plastic surgery in Colombia is big business. Ranked at number 11 worldwide for the total number of procedures, the country is targeting medical tourism as a possible area of further economic expansion. Experiences, both good and bad, are everywhere to be found.
La defensa del dragón Natalia Santa

Natalia Santa speaks about La defensa del dragón

Natalia Santa is a scriptwriter turned director, whose remarkable debut feature La defensa del dragón is about to hit theatres on July 27. In a candid interview with The Bogotá Post, the director talked about the long and difficult process of making a movie in Colombia and how her fascination for some of Bogotá’s most unique spaces inspired her to make this film.
Media Maratón de Bogotá

Media Maratón de Bogotá: Stop walking, start running

It’s time to get your trainers on and join athletes from all over the world will participate in the Media Maratón de Bogotá, one of Latin America’s most important running competitions on July 30, bringing all eyes to the city.
Colombian presidency, Germán Vargas Lleras, Colombia presidential campaign

2018 Colombian presidential race kicks off

On March 2, with 15 months to go until the presidential elections on May 27 next year, Vice President Germán Vargas Lleras announced that he will step down on March 14 to focus on the presidential campaign.

Flying high: Colombian airlines

Commercial airlines posted record profits in 2016, suggesting the traditionally volatile aviation industry could be an attractive proposition for investors. As passenger numbers grow and profits increase worldwide, the aviation industry believes Colombian airlines might offer lofty returns, though there may be some turbulence ahead.
La Niña

La Niña: Life after war

La Niña is a new series which follows the life of a woman trying to escape her past as a guerrilla fighter in a fitting story for Colombia’s current situation. Jazid Contreras speaks to director Rodrigo Triana.

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