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.

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...

Access to Caño Cristales temporarily suspended

Heavy drought and related low water levels this season have urged the environmental authority of the Macarena region to deny access to the “World’s...
weekend breaks

Quick weekend breaks: Arts and craft

Colombia, like most Latin American countries, has its fair share of quaint villages built in the traditional colonial style. Perhaps one of the most colourful is Ráquira, known primarily for its pottery but also bursting with all manner of handicrafts.
Weekend breaks

Quick weekend breaks: A country retreat

As green as the Ring of Kerry, Neusa is the perfect get-away if you like the cosiness of winter. In the national park – approximately two hours from Bogotá – you’ll find a vast reservoir nestled in the mountains. Surrounded by pine forests, fuchsia bushes and rolling farmland, Neusa is the perfect escape from the city if you’re looking for fresh air and tranquillity.
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Quick weekend breaks: Hot springs eternal

With picturesque lakes, hiking trails, traditional villages, hot springs and swimming pools all within 100km of Bogotá, it’s easy to find something different to...
Weekend breaks

Quick weekend breaks: getting warmed up

With picturesque lakes, hiking trails, traditional villages and swimming pools all within 100km of Bogotá, it’s easy to find something different to do for a weekend out of the city.