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Colombia Travel Info

The Best of Colombia 2018

Overflowing with unique cities, one-of-a-kind natural wonders, and incredible culture, Colombia is one destination that you absolutely cannot miss—read on to learn why!

What Not to Miss in Colombia

Vibrant, safe, & brimming with adventure, Colombia is a place you need to visit. Learn about Colombia’s best food, nightlife, & more from local experts!

Medellin: Once Gritty, Now Safe

Once burdened with a reputation for drugs and crime, Medellin is now known for safety, fun, and progress. Read on to learn all about safety in Medellin!

3 Days in Medellin

The ultimate itinerary for 3 days in the City of Eternal Spring. Read up on all the art, dancing, food, and fun you can’t miss when you travel to Medellin!

3 Days in Bogota

The ultimate itinerary for 3 days in Bogota. Read on for highlights of Bogota’s cuisine, famed nightlife, street art, cultural heritage, and more!

Is Barranquilla Safe?

Home to the second-largest Carnival celebration in the world, Barranquilla is a party capital. Read on to learn everything you need to know about staying safe in this exciting city!

The Rosario Islands: A Must-Visit Paradise

Traveling to Colombia in hopes of finding crystal-clear water, white sand beaches, and lush palms worthy of a postcard? Look no further than Cartagena’s neighboring Rosario Islands!

The Top 10 Things You Have to See in Colombia

There are so many incredible things to see in Colombia, it can get overwhelming! Read on to learn about the 10 best things that you absolutely can’t miss when you visit this Latin paradise.

The Best Hiking Around Medellin

Discover the best hikes in and around Medellin. The city of eternal spring is surrounded by incredible hikes, urban adventure, and breathtaking views that you can’t miss.

8 Magical Day Trips From Cartagena

Cartagena might be bursting with charms, but you can’t miss the adventures that lie just beyond the city’s borders. Read on to discover 8 magical day trips from Cartagena that you’ll never forget.

Colombia’s 8 Can’t-Miss Natural Wonders

Everything you need to know about Colombia’s top 8 natural wonders: where they are, what to do, and why you can’t miss them. From birdwatching to hiking, waterskiing to rappelling, Colombia’s natural wonders have something for everyone!

Colombia’s Marvelous Cloud Forests

Colombia’s cloud forests are absolutely teeming with plants, wildlife, and fun. Situated high in the Andes, they’re easily accessible from both Bogota and Medellin. Here’s everything you need to know about visiting these natural wonders.

Colombian Locales You Need to See

Colombia has something for every traveler who wants to get off the beaten path. Check out all the incredible natural, historical, and cultural sites you need to see and experience for yourself on your Colombian adventure.

What You Need To Do in Barranquilla

Barranquilla’s Carnival celebration is second only to Rio’s in size, but this city is so much more than just a party paradise! Check out all the incredible things to do when you visit Barranquilla, the gem of Colombia’s northern coast.

A No-Nonsense Guide to Staying Safe in Bogota

Bogota might be a travel hotspot, but like in any big city, there are certain things you need to know in order to stay safe. To that end, travelers rejoice: here’s a practical guide to staying safe in Colombia’s capital.

Cast Away: The 7 Cartagena Islands You Can't Miss

Cartagena’s vibrant culture and gorgeous architecture are only overshadowed by the crystal clear waters and fine sands of its surrounding islands. Keep reading to learn all about the 7 islands off Cartagena’s coast that you absolutely can’t miss!

Bogota’s Best Graffiti

Bogota is a hub for some of the most powerful street art in the world. Read on to learn all about where to find and how to see the city’s best graffiti.

8 No-nonsense Tips for Staying Safe in Cartagena

While Cartagena is a beautiful, fun, and safe travel destination, there are certain steps you should take to ensure your trip is smooth sailing. Read on for our top tips on staying safe in Cartagena.

Cali: The Heartbeat of Colombia

Known as the salsa capital of the world, the up-and-coming city of Cali embodies the simultaneously bustling and serene heart of Colombia. See for yourself why Cali is known as one of Colombia’s hidden gems by delving into the best that the city holds!

Bogota on a Budget: 10 Extraordinary Activities

Traveling to Bogota on a budget? Getting to explore Colombia is well worth the price of your plane ticket, but there are so many cheap things to do in Bogota, you can easily see the city without draining your bank account. Read on for the top 10 best things do in Bogota that won’t break the bank!

LGBTQ+ in Colombia? Here’s What to Know

Colombia is one of the most gay-friendly countries in Latin America. Read on for everything you need to know about attitudes towards LGBTQ+ individuals in Colombia, highlights of Colombia’s LGBTQ+ community, and the most gay-friendly places to visit in Colombia.

8 Daring Day Trips from Bogota

Bogota is chock-full of exciting excursions—but so much more awaits you just outside of the city! Read on for 8 daring day trips you can take from Bogota.

Colombia's Phenomenal Festivals

Colombia is home to some of the most thrilling and unique festivals on Earth. Learn all about Colombia’s celebration calendar and which festivals you absolutely can’t miss!

Traveler Q and A: Is Colombia Safe?

Thinking about traveling to Colombia, but have a few questions about safety? Read on for answers to all the most common safety-related questions about Colombia!

Colombia’s Top 7 Hiking Destinations

Colombia is internationally known for its incredible biodiversity and wide variety of climates, making it the ideal hiking destination. Learn all about the top 7 hiking spots in Colombia and what makes them so unique.

Colombia’s Mind-Blowing Music Festivals

Though you might not expect it, Colombia is home to some of the largest and most spectacular music festivals in the world. Learn about the festivals you need to check out, including lineups, where to see them, and when to catch them!

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