Absolutely magical and absolutely mad, Colombia is my favourite country in the world. You could stay 30 years and not see everything it has to offer, but here’s a guide to dripping your toe into its curiosities.

Travel blog city guide to Medellin, Colombia

Things to do in Medellin

The poster child for positive transformation, Medellin is more than a stop off on a Narcos-inspired Colombia tour.

Travel blog city guide to Leticia, Colombia. Guide to towns in the Amazon jungle, where to do tours into the Amazon.

Amazonian Leticia

The Colombian Amazon. Wild in every sense of the word, immerse yourself in the jungle here.

Travel blog full guide to visiting Guatape, Antioquia, Colombia from Medellin, Colombia


Spend a wonderful day or two away from Medellin, in the town of Guatape and climbing El Penon.


The best day trips from Santa Marta

Whether you’re looking for beaches, jungles, or cities lost to centuries, Santa Marta is the gateway to many treasures.



If you’re looking to get far from the gringo trail, and experience life in a small town along the coast, Tolu is a great pick.

Travel blog city guide to Cartagena, Colombia

Things to do in Cartagena

Find 100 photo opportunities on every corner of Cartagena’s old city, discover street parties and street food and street vibes.


San Basilio de Palenque

Colombia is home to the first town made up of liberated slaves in the Americas, who have retained their roots to this day.

Travel blog guide to budget travel in the Caribbean. Isla Mucura, San Bernadino Islands, Colombia.

Things to do in Santa Marta

Often unfairly reduced to a stop over city, here’s what there is to see in the historic city of Santa Marta.


Medellin off the beaten track

Want to escape the tourist crowds in this increasingly popular and stylish city? Check out this neighbourhood guide.


Colombian Narcotourism- why?

Many people participate in narcotourism in Colombia, here’s why the market has valuable historic significance and impact.

Full travel blog guide to visiting Tayrona national park, Colombia

the Colombian Caribbean

From distant, private islands to cities bursting with colour and culture, live your Caribbean dreams in northern Colombia.


Comuna 13

How to visit the developing barrio of Comuna 13, and learn about Medellín’s tumultuous past.


Tayrona National Park

One of the most beautiful spots along the Colombian coast, read more about how to visit the national park.


Colombian Narcotourism - how?

Should you choose to participate in narcotourism in Medellin and beyond, here’s how to do it.


The San Bernardo Islands

Tourists rarely stray far enough from the tourist capitals to explore the Caribbean paradise of the San Bernardo islands.