Colombian festivals

Find your Colombian festivals fix

With so many Colombian festivals to look forward to throughout the year, it’s best to get your travel calendar sorted early. Chris Erb races through some of the best and most unusual events to watch out for.

Top Five Things To Do In Santander

Replete with stunning landscapes, impressive mountains and waterfalls aplenty, Santander is the perfect region for outdoor enthusiasts. With the best adventure sports in Colombia,...

Access to Caño Cristales temporarily suspended

Heavy drought and related low water levels this season have urged the environmental authority of the Macarena region to deny access to the “World’s...
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Women Travel Latin America seeking contributors

If you’re a woman who has travelled in Latin America, Women Travel Latin America wants your stories for their upcoming book that hopes to inspire others to travel the continent.
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Páramo-rmal activities

“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.

Diving into the Amazon: Gerald Barr floats on, in, and under...

Our intrepid columnist takes research to a whole new level on holiday on the Amazon. And yes, we do mean 'on'.

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.
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Mi Casanare es su Casanare

Casanare is not at the top of many people’s lists when it comes to Colombian departments. Colombia’s wild wild east is chock-full of capybaras, caiman and other animals, as well as spectacular scenery and generous servings of meat, as Oliver Pritchard discovers.

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.

8 Colombian Holy Week beliefs you might not have heard of

Every country has its fair share of superstitions, many of which grew from religious beliefs. Easter in Colombia is no different