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.
Things to do in Medellin
The poster child for positive transformation, Medellin is more than a stop off on a Narcos-inspired Colombia tour.
The Colombian Amazon. Wild in every sense of the word, immerse yourself in the jungle here.
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.
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.
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.
the Colombian Caribbean
From distant, private islands to cities bursting with colour and culture, live your Caribbean dreams in northern Colombia.
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.