Putumayo Colombia, Colombian Amazon

Welcome to the jungle… in Putumayo

Follow our columnist as he takes a trip into the Colombian Amazon jungle and savours the delights of Mocoa, Putumayo, where he dines with monkeys, journeys through spectacular scenery and relaxes in the off-the-beaten-track destination.
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.
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.
Isla San Bernando

Pig Paradise

Angie Tolliday finds an unexpected gem, the islands of San Bernardo, en route to Panama. Despite the false promise of being dropped off at the...

2015: Top ten Colombian destinations

As Forbes puts the country in its top 10 ‘Coolest’ destinations, the secret that was once Colombia is well and truly out. Check out recommendations for some off the beaten track experiences from our Colombian travel expert Greg Haugan
LGBT tourism Bogotá

Bogotá: LGBT Tourism Capital

As Bogotá begins to market itself as an emerging capital of LGBT tourism, Christopher Outlaw wonders what exactly ‘LGBT tourism’ means, why it’s worth promoting, and what the city has to offer.