“What are páramos?” you may be asking. It can roughly be defined as a high-altitude tropical ecosystem lying above the tree line, yet below the permanent snow line. We visit two within a stones throw from Bogotá, and have our breath literally taken away.
This year’s Petronio Álvarez Festival is a celebration of all things Pacific that will take place in Cali from August 14 to 19.
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
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.
With the end of this year and the beginning of the next comes a whole host of festivals across the country. We take a look at the big three, so get booking now!
Don Carlos Monzon sits contentedly in his office on the bottom floor of Hacienda Media Luna, a majestic 160-year old coffee homestead perched high...
La Candelaria has seen its fair share of gruesome tales, making its streets the ideal location for the Tour de Fantasmas – a spooky ghost tour that winds its way through the historic streets of the centre. Delving into the world of evil and troubled spirits is certainly a different and very enjoyable way to spend a Friday night.
A kind of ‘TransMiCable euphoria’ seems to have set in, and people want to talk about it.
Following water routes is a great way to immerse yourself in the history and nature that have also flowed downstream over the ages.
Colombia is known for celebrating any occasion with immense spirit, and as the brightest of all events, Christmas is no exception. Whatever Christmas means for you, find out where you can put a Colombian twist on your traditions and customs.