Colombia Bogota Attractions

Bogota: Appearances Can Be Deceptive

Bogota: Appearances Can Be Deceptive

Bogota is not a 'love at first sight' kind of city. Sitting atop a mountain plateau at around 2,600m above sea level, Colombia's capital lacks the pleasant climate found in the rest of the country and is often grey and overcast.

With 9m residents...

Colombia Popayan Colonial Cities

What to See and Do in Popayan

What to See and Do in Popayan

This beautifully preserved historical settlement is a great place to relax, and enjoy the city's colonial architecture. Average temperatures in Popayan - at between 15°C and 20°C - are cooler than in Colombia’s main colonial city, Cartagena. As such,...

Colombia Cartagena Beaches

Cartagena: A Caribbean Jewel?

Cartagena: A Caribbean Jewel?

The tropical city of Cartagena de Indias, on Colombia’s Caribbean coast, is Colombia’s flagship tourist destination. Boasting colonial era buildings, historic forts and easy access to miles of beaches, Cartagena attracts large numbers of international...