San Agustin archaeological park

  South America contains many archaeological treasures: lost cities hidden deep in the jungle, gigantic figures etched into the desert, a glittering array of gold and silver; but in the fertile green hills of southern Colombia is one ancient archaeological site which few people outside the country are aware of. San Agustín is a pretty, coffee-producing town in the […]

With the mention of Colombia, most people will conjure images of colonial gems like Cartagena, bustling metropolises such as Bogotá or idyllic beaches like the ones you’ll find in Tayrona National Park. Few will imagine the snow-capped peaks in El Cocuy we wrote about yesterday, or the incredible Mars-like lanscapes that stretch over the desert of […]

When you arrive to Bogota, embarking on your vacation in Colombia, it could be easy to dismiss the idea of renting a car in Colombia as quickly as your first encounter with a taxi to your hotel. Taxis, buses and some cars skid around the streets with little regard for any resemblence of rules of […]

Colombia is a country of breathtaking diversity. You can hike snow-capped mountains, explore the Amazon rainforest, relax on Caribbean beaches and that’s just to start. Last week I went to Tatacoa Desert for the first time – another type of landscape to add to Colombia’s already impressive list. Arriving to Tatacoa it can be difficult […]