Paragliding Chicamocha Canyon Colombia

  Paragliding is becoming quite the popular pastime for Colombia travelers these days: it’s a growing day-trip trend from Bogota, Medellin and Bucaramanga, as visitors to Colombia bid to break the bonds of gravity and laugh in the face of the gods…or at least hover in the sky for 15 minutes! However, in spite of […]

Goats Milk Santander

  Santander department is well-known in Colombia for it’s gastronomy: the region has a number of local delicacies and specialty dishes which are unique and different to what can be found in the rest of the country. Cities and towns like Bucaramanga, San Gil, and Barichara are the perfect places to try out these regional […]

Bucaramanga

  Bucaramanga, the capital city of Santander department in Colombia’s North-East, is a pretty city of some half a million people; a city of parks and universities, clean and relaxed, with a pleasant year-round temperature of around 22 degrees. Yet it remains a relatively untouristic Colombian city, with just a few hostels to its name. […]

Paragliding Selfie Colombia

  I’m currently visiting Santander department: famous for it’s extreme sports, pretty colonial towns, and gastronomy. What I was really excited about was the chance to try paragliding, which is available throughout Colombia, but is especially renowned in Santander. There will be a full blog post next week with all the details (as well as […]