Birdwatching Colombia, Colombia birds

Where to go birdwatching in Colombia

With more bird species than any country in the world, Colombia is a birdwatcher’s paradise. Chris Bell takes a look at some of the best places to go to catch a glimpse of some spectacular feathered friends.
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.
Rainbow gathering

Searching for the Crystal Land: The Rainbow Gathering in Southern Colombia

"When the earth is ravaged and the animals are dying, a new tribe of people shall come unto the earth from many colors, classes,...
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.

What to do in Semana Santa

With the overwhelming majority of Colombians being Roman Catholic, it’s unsurprising that Easter is one of the most important holidays of the year. Easter eggs may be hard to come by, but you’ll definitely find plenty to do during Semana Santa. Laura Brown shares a few ideas for those thinking of travelling and those looking for something more traditional.
Bogota Day Trips, Suesca Cundinamarca

Bogotá day trips, the best one-day trips around Bogotá

A round-up of some of the best places to visit within a couple of hours of the city - now you can make sure you take advantage of June’s many festivos
Chicaque National Park

Chicaque: A walk in the clouds

At Chicaque Nature Reserve, Just south of Bogotá, fresh air, nature, and birds provide a welcome escape from the city, writes Laura Brown.
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

How safe are travellers in Colombia?

January’s car bomb which killed 21 young recruits at the police academy has again put a spotlight on traveller’s safety in Colombia and its capital.

The Real Medellin

Entrepreneur Eric Liu uncovers some Medellin experiences that you won’t find in your guidebook… El Mirador De Las Palmas Because Medellin is bowl-shaped, there are quite...