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.
Macondo, Gabriel Garcia Marquez tourism Colombia

Exploring Gabriel García Márquez’s Colombia

Colombia may claim Gabriel García Márquez as its greatest cultural export, but as the tourism industry cottons on to the idea that the writer may be something they can sell, Gabo makes a complex poster boy for the country
Guaviare Colombia

Wild, Wild Southeast

Feeling like an off the beaten track weekend away? Head to Guaviare, an area rife with nature and fascinating sites. Our piece will tell you all you need to know to enjoy the trip safely, despite security concerns.
Nevado del Tolima, Páramo Colombia, Hiking Colombia

Nevado del Tolima: High above the clouds

The gruelling hike through jungle, páramo and finally ice to reach the top of one of Colombia’s highest peaks, the Nevado del Tolima, is not for the faint-hearted, but well worth it.
Colombian Amazon

Untamed Amazon

As hoards of football fans travel through Leticia en route to Brazil, Chris Bell recalls his own Amazon river experience, discovering the fine line between natural beauty and a ‘green hell’
Camping around Bogota

Camping in Colombia: an idiot’s guide

Thinking of pitching up and chilling in the great outdoors? Charlotte Mackenzie takes a look at how to get the most out of your Colombian camping trip.