páramos, Colombia páramo, Sumapaz

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.

Petronio Álvarez music festival: Sounds of the pacific

This year’s Petronio Álvarez Festival is a celebration of all things Pacific that will take place in Cali from August 14 to 19.

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
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.
Carnaval de Negros y Blancos

Jolly Holidays

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!

Medellin’s very own traditional Coffee Hacienda

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...
Tour de Fantasmas Bogotá

Tour de Fantasmas Bogotá

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. 

Going to Paradise on Bogotá’s TransMiCable

A kind of ‘TransMiCable euphoria’ seems to have set in, and people want to talk about it.
water routes

Water route Cundinamarca: water way to have a good time

Following water routes is a great way to immerse yourself in the history and nature that have also flowed downstream over the ages. 
Christmas trips

Colombian twist to Christmas: Getting out of the capital for the...

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.