Visas in the time of the coronavirus

There’s a lot of information and disinformation flying around about COVID-19, more commonly known as the coronavirus. We asked Migración Colombia to solve some of the problems that readers have told us they’re worried about. Here are the answers

2020 ANATO tourism fair to feature Peru and Villavicencio

The 39th edition of the ANATO tourism fair takes place in the capital at the moment, promising to further promote Colombia on a world stage.

Will Colombia catch the coronavirus? What you need to know.

A new flu-type virus could be the next pandemic. Here’s a Q&A to keep you up to date…

Chingaza national park: A spectacular escape from Bogotá

As a photographer, birdwatcher and wildlife guide, it’s no surprise that one of my favourite places to visit near Bogotá is Chingaza National Park.

Brits in Colombia: Taking tourist trouble seriously

While many people have a great time when visiting Colombia, a number of tourists do fall foul of problems.

Exploring the legendary Comuna 13 with local guides

Having volunteered in Comuna 13 for three months, I rode the barrio’s escalators to the community center...

Flying high: Annual Kite Festival of Villa de Leyva

The Kite Festival in Villa de Leyva runs this weekend from Saturday to Monday and has several activities from 9am each day.

Petronio Álvarez music festival: Sounds of the pacific

This year’s Petronio Álvarez Festival is a celebration of all things Pacific that will take place in Cali from August 14 to 19.

Rafting with the FARC in Colombia: Rafts of possibilities

Excombatientes are building a new tourism industry of rafting in the jungle supported by a cast of monkeys, sloths and birds.

Breaking borders tours: ‘You can’t leave, but you can change’

Tourism triumphing over violence and breaking borders in Barrio Egipto. ‘You can’t leave, but you can change’