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.
Chicaque National Park

Chicaque: A walk in the clouds

At Chicaque Nature Reserve, Just south of Bogotá, fresh air, nature, and birds provide a welcome escape from the city, writes Laura Brown.
Los Llanos

The magic of Los Llanos

Photographer Chantelle du Plessis heads out to los Llanos plains to find a land of stunning nature. Here she shares her photo diary.
Tatacoa Desert

Tatacoa Desert: Starstruck on lunar dunes

Experiencing the tranquil and awe-inspiring landscape of the Tatacoa Desert, a few hours from Bogotá is not such a hard task, as Laura Brown discovers.
Samaná River Colombia

The plight of the Samaná River

Chris Bell enjoys the rush of beauty and adrenaline as he rafts down the Samaná River, a real life Magia Salvaje set which he hopes will not be lost forever.
Antioquia Colombia

More than just Medellín

With so many options for travel around Colombia, we take an in-depth look at Antioquia, one of the country’s most interesting departments, to give you a few ideas for your travels.
Colombian destinations 2016

Top 10 travel destinations in Colombia for 2016

For those of you who are tired of the same old stuff, those of you who have been there and done that, and need some travel inspiration for 2016, we bring you a new set of 10 destinations to visit in Colombia.

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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.
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.
Gym Bogotá, Gym routine Bogotá

Gym routine: Keeping the motivation

Struggling to stay on track with your new year’s resolution to get fit? Siddharth Mohan speaks to some experts about the world of fitness, your gym routine, and how to stay motivated.
Santa Fe

A portrait of Santa Fe

Once a prestigious district, home to poets, intellectuals, traders and merchants, Santa Fe is now a red light zone, home instead to strip clubs, sex workers and brothels. Fayida Jailler speaks to two artists who are working to capture the realities of Santa Fe, an area that has become synonymous with sex.
English Grammar, English Prepositions

A proposition of prepositions

Spanish prepositions are quite easy and have some very basic rules. However, this is not the case for English prepositions. As Oliver Pritchard explains, they’re easy to get wrong, but not hard to get right. So practise, practise and practise some more!
trust in Colombia, Colombia peace process

Making Colombians trust again

If you’ve lived in Colombia long enough, you will have heard locals say that you can’t trust anyone here and that you need to be cautious (no des papaya!). Veronika Hoelker and Julia Lledín examine the importance of trust and confidence-building measures in the post-agreement phase.

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