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Cartagena

Tourist horse carriage rides in Cartagena under scrutiny following yet another dead horse
Sep 29, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Tourist horse carriage rides in Cartagena under scrutiny following yet another dead horse

posted by Matthew Sterne

Traditional horse carriage rides in Cartagena are due to face more protests following a spate of horse falls throughout the city.

Pacific

A reinvented train journey transforms tourism in Colombia’s tiny San Cipriano
Sep 25, 2014 Ξ Comments

A reinvented train journey transforms tourism in Colombia’s tiny San Cipriano

posted by Matthew Sterne

San Cipriano, a tiny village in west Colombia, has reinvented the wheel, or at least the train track, to boost tourism. 

General

Wild extravaganzas: Colombia’s top 10 festivals
Sep 22, 2014 Ξ Comments

Wild extravaganzas: Colombia’s top 10 festivals

posted by Matthew Sterne

One of Colombia’s favorite sons, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, famously wrote that five Colombians in a room invariably turns into a party. What happens, then, when you get five thousand or  Full Article »

Bogota

13th French Film Festival set to open in Bogota
Sep 22, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

13th French Film Festival set to open in Bogota

posted by Matthew Sterne

Colombia’s French Film Festival is an exposition of the best of French cinema and will open in the capital Bogota on September 25. 

Bogota

Bogota tourist center to stay open all Saturday night
Sep 19, 2014 Ξ Comments

Bogota tourist center to stay open all Saturday night

posted by Nicolas Bedoya

La Candelaria, the tourist center of Colombia’s capital Bogota, will stay open all night on Saturday to help it become the neighborhood that never sleeps.

General

Mala Rodriguez, Miguel Campbell to headline Oktoberfest in Colombia
Sep 19, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Mala Rodriguez, Miguel Campbell to headline Oktoberfest in Colombia

posted by Gabrielle Mentjox

Four major Colombian cities will be inundated with great beer and even greater national and international acts this October for the country’s very own version of Oktoberfest. 

Southwest Colombia

City of Popayan set for Colombia Gastronomy Congress
Sep 17, 2014 Ξ Comments

City of Popayan set for Colombia Gastronomy Congress

posted by Matthew Sterne

One of Colombia’s most important culinary event is set to kick off in the historical city of Popayan.

Caribbean

5 of Colombia’s best beaches
Sep 17, 2014 Ξ Comments

5 of Colombia’s best beaches

posted by Matthew Sterne

Colombia enjoys some of the best beaches in the world – from blissful islands in the Caribbean to spectacular coastlines where jungle meets stunning sea. Here are five.

Medellin

Medellin book fair opens doors for 8th edition
Sep 11, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Medellin book fair opens doors for 8th edition

posted by Matthew Sterne

Medellin’s 8th annual Book Fair kicked off on Thursday, opening the door to 10 days of exhibitions, cultural events, lectures, discussions, and writer talks in Colombia’s second largest city.

Medellin

Medellin debates turning city airport into park
Sep 10, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Medellin debates turning city airport into park

posted by Matthew Sterne

The future of Medellin’s inner city airport is up in the air with renewed suggestions that it should be turned into a park, reported the ADN newspaper on Wednesday.

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