Travel off the beaten track: Guerrillas in the Caquetá mist

Meeting a group of dissident guerrillas while meandering along the Caquetá river may sound like every traveller’s nightmare, but in this instance they only wanted insect repellent and a few hours of attention.

The intrepid travels of photographer Lucana in her vintage ’61 Mercedes

On a sunny afternoon last week, we sat down with traveller and photographer Ana Lucia Perez Tobón at her home in Poblado, to talk...

Diving into the Amazon: Gerald Barr floats on, in, and under...

Our intrepid columnist takes research to a whole new level on holiday on the Amazon. And yes, we do mean 'on'.
Colombian Festivals

A festival free-for-all: The best Colombian festivals

Colombians are known for their love of a good time, which explains the abundance of festivals this country has to offer. From tiny towns celebrating a foodstuff that is the backbone of their economies, to giant festivals that attract talent from the world over, there’s something for any taste.

ANATO tourism fair in Bogotá this week

ANATO, the Colombian tourism fair, features representatives from all 32 Colombian departments and more than 35 other countries, all vying for the best opportunities for trade with both local tourism operators and guides, and larger international tour operators.
Mitú

Travel off the beaten track: Stuck in the middle, Mitú

Truly exceptional landscapes and a roll call of every birder’s most-wanted list in one of the most isolated departmental capitals in the country, Mitú.
Alone Together

Book review – Alone Together: Tales of Sisterhood and Solitude in...

Alone Together is a book about solo female travel and some of the people and places that 36 women from 17 different countries and all kinds of backgrounds encounter on their journeys through Latin America. This diverse group of women – from backpackers to an octogenarian – share their experiences, which are at times humorous, at times unnerving and at times heart-warming.
Carnaval de Blancos y negros

Photo story: Carnaval de Negros y Blancos

Incredible images from the Carnaval de Negros y Blancos, proclaimed by UNESCO as one of the Masterpieces of Oral and Intangible Heritage of humanity. It traces its origins back to the XVI century. It fuses elements of indigenous traditions, colonial Catholicism and African music brought by slaves.
best jobs for traveling

Best jobs to make money traveling

Sponsored post: The best jobs for traveling allow people to earn nice sums of money while keeping on investigating different corners of the world. In this article, you’ll find some examples of professions of people who are living the dream – earning money while exploring the planet.
Altaquer

Off the beaten track: Altaquer, Nariño is a birder’s dream

Located on the road between turbulent Tumaco and Pasto, Altaquer – bursting with rare birds and biodiversity –  is shaking off its violent past...