Colombian Coffee

  Is Colombian coffee the best in the world?! The experts certainly seem to think it’s up there, and we most definitely agree! But why is coffee in Colombia so good? Today, on International Coffee Day (October 1st) we thought we’d take a look at the best of Colombian coffee and give you the 8 reasons […]

Salento Colombia

  My parents, like many people’s I imagine, were initially a little apprehensive about me moving to Colombia; after all, as we’re trying so hard to alter here at the Colombia Travel Blog, negative perceptions about the country still persist, partly down to sensationalist media accounts. However, as they’re my parents, they got on board […]

Tejo Colombia

  Tejo is one of those things that nobody really believes in outside of Colombia: try telling people that the national sport of the country you live in involves chucking metal lumps at gunpowder whilst getting slowly (and often compulsorily) drunk, and they often won’t believe you, or at least assume you’re exaggerating. The game […]

Colombian coffee

  At this moment Colombia contains 6 UNESCO Cultural Heritage sites; one of those is the Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia, which was declared a World Heritage site in 2011. UNESCO describes it as “an exceptional example of a sustainable and productive cultural landscape that is unique and representative of a tradition that is a […]

Cocora Wax Palms

  Colombia is home to a startling abundance of spectacular natural phenomena: vast coastal deserts, diverse coral reefs, rainforests teeming with life, and a remarkable array of birds, plants and animals. Which is why choosing a favourite spot amongst these wonders is an almost impossible task. However, you’d be hard pressed to find a more […]

Los Nevados, courtesy of Off2Colombia.com

Pereira is one of the three cities that make up Colombia’s Coffee Triangle. Like neighbouring cities Armenia and Manizales, Pereira is surrounded by stunning, varied scenery and boasts incredible natural resources. The city is surrounded by the Otun an Consota Rivers and looming over the horizon are the snow-capped peaks of Los Nevados National Natural Park. The surrounding region offers ample […]

Colombian flags flying in Cartagena

If you want to read this post in English click here. Imagina que te encuentras en este escenario: ganaste un concurso en el que el primer premio es poder visitar tantos países como sea posible en una semana. La condición es que solo tienes dos horas para estar en cada país, además tienes que elegir […]