Colombia Beaches surfing

Surfing in Colombia

Surfing in Colombia

Colombia’s best surfing spots are along the Pacific Coast, where currents are stronger, waves higher and the sea less busy than on the Caribbean side. They are however, generally less easy to access and with significantly more limited infrastructure than...

Colombia Attractions Activities

Top Things to Do in Colombia

Top Things to Do in Colombia

The diversity and richness of Colombia’s national territory and culture, means the country offers all manner of activities and sports. The country accordingly caters to almost every possible interest and taste. Active visitors and fans of extreme sports,...

Colombia travel itineraries

Two Week Travel Itinerary: Colombia

Two Week Travel Itinerary: Colombia

Below are a couple of suggested itineraries we've draw up for a short-trip to Colombia that are specifically designed to give you a small taste of each of the varied climates, activities and tourist sites that the country has to offer. You should be able...

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 Jungles Amazonas

Getting Back to Nature in Amazonas

Getting Back to Nature in Amazonas

The undisputed draw of Colombia's Amazonas region is nature, The area boasts lush landscapes, natural parks, dense jungle, large lakes and elaborate river systems. It is also home to all manner of exotic animals including Amazon River dolphins, giant...

Colombia Attractions

Where to go in Colombia: Travel Highlights

Where to go in Colombia: Travel Highlights

Colombia is home to a wealth of world-class attractions, spectacular landscapes, tourist sites, and beautiful natural surroundings. Whether visiting just for a short break, or on a more extended trip, the country has more than enough to keep you...

Colombia Jungles Rio Claro

Rio Claro: An Outdoor Playground

Rio Claro: An Outdoor Playground

Rio Claro is a private nature reserve and a perfect spot if you're seeking some adventure in attractive natural surroundings. The dominant feature of the area is a picturesque winding river, which is just as clear as the name of the place suggests ("Rio...

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...

Panama San Blas Beaches

Visiting the San Blas Islands

Visiting the San Blas Islands

If you’ve not already heard of it, San Blas is an archipelago of about 365 islands off the southeast coast of Panama. Few places in Latin America can match it in terms of the quantity and quality of deserted beaches.

The archipelago forms part of...

Colombia Medellin Guatape

Guatape: Inexplicably Undervalued

Guatape: Inexplicably Undervalued

The charming town of Guatape is located in a geographically striking landscape dominated by lakes and mountains and offers a host of fun activities including boat trips, ziplines, swimming, kayaking, and climbing. The area is greatly, and somewhat...

Colombia Beaches La Guajira

The Charms of La Guajira

The Charms of La Guajira

The sparsely populated province of La Guajira lies in Colombia’s most north-eastern point, along the country’s border with Venezuela. This arid province is a superb option for the more intrepid traveler. Travel can be tricky and facilities basic, but those...

Attractions Guatemala

Guatemala’s Top Five Tourist Highlights

Guatemala’s Top Five Tourist Highlights

Central America may only be little, but that doesn’t stop it from packing a serious punch in terms of tourist attractions. Of the various small states crammed into this compact isthmus, it is Guatemala which must take the prize for the highest number of...

Colombia Beaches Islands

San Andres & Providencia

San Andres & Providencia

The small Caribbean islands of San Andres and Providencia are laid back retreats, boasting white sand beaches, turquoise waters and dramatic corral formations. San Andres is the larger of the two islands, has a wider range of accommodation and receives a...

Mexico Beaches Islands

Lose Yourself on Holbox Island

Lose Yourself on Holbox Island

Mexico’s Yucatán peninsula is jam-packed with tourist destinations. The bottom right hand corner of this enormous country attracts thousands of visitors, drawn by the white sand beaches, turquoise waters and the proximity of a wealth of Mayan...

Colombia Beaches Capurgana & Sapzurro

Capurgana & Sapzurro

Capurgana & Sapzurro

Capurgana and Sapzurro are two settlements in the far north of Colombia, nestled in the far reaches of the Choco region on the Panamanian border. Both offer a variety of excellent beaches, great diving spots and delicious seafood, and are charming...