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Medellin

Monday night sushi in Medellin, Colombia: a 2-for-Wonderful treat
Aug 14, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Monday night sushi in Medellin, Colombia: a 2-for-Wonderful treat

posted by Andrew Wight

Monday can be a difficult day to eat out in Medellin, as this is the one night that many restaurants in the city close. Not only is Sushi House, located  Full Article »

Caribbean

Colombia’s San Andres island awarded South America’s leading beach destination
Aug 13, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia’s San Andres island awarded South America’s leading beach destination

posted by Gabrielle Mentjox

Colombia’s little gem in the Caribbean, San Andres Island, has been awarded the title of Leading Beach Destination in South America at the 2014 World Travel Awards, held in Quito, Ecuador. 

General

Colombia’s best hotels (according to the World Travel Awards)
Aug 11, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia’s best hotels (according to the World Travel Awards)

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Of the thousands of hotels in Colombia, the following four received World Travel South America Awards on Sunday for being the best in the South American country.

Medellin

Medellin’s tackiest nightclub, ‘My Sweet Jesus’
Aug 1, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Medellin’s tackiest nightclub, ‘My Sweet Jesus’

posted by Gabrielle Mentjox

Medellin’s Dulce Jesus Mio, or “My Sweet Jesus” in English, is quite possibly the tackiest nightclub in town. Covered in neon lights, with an excess of dolls, plastic trinkets, and colorful  Full Article »

General

Colombia’s low-cost airline VivaColombia introduces route to Ecuador
Jul 29, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Colombia’s low-cost airline VivaColombia introduces route to Ecuador

posted by Daniel Medendorp Escobar

Colombia’s low-cost airline VivaColombia announced routes to the capital city Quito in Ecuador beginning in October, reported local media on Tuesday.

Central Colombia

Jul 28, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

A hike up to paradise: Colombia’s Iguaque Natl Park

posted by Daniel Medendorp Escobar

The native Muiscas of the Cundinamarca-Boyaca Plateau consider their home to be the origin of all life. After a long hike to the top of the mountain and a quick  Full Article »

Medellin

Top 4 fun things to do on a budget in Medellin, Colombia
Jul 24, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Top 4 fun things to do on a budget in Medellin, Colombia

posted by Gabrielle Mentjox

While Medellin, Colombia’s second biggest city, isn’t the kind of place to break your bank balance, it is still nice to know how to see the city with just a  Full Article »

Medellin

The best (and worst) of Medellin’s gay nightlife
Jul 23, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

The best (and worst) of Medellin’s gay nightlife

posted by Gabrielle Mentjox

Colombia’s second-biggest city, Medellin, has a thriving gay community. From raging nightclubs to seedy alleys, here’s a guide to the most exciting (and sketchy) LGBT venues in town.

Cali

Cali’s 9th annual World Salsa Festival in full swing, more popular than ever
Jul 22, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Cali’s 9th annual World Salsa Festival in full swing, more popular than ever

posted by Gabrielle Mentjox

Cali is in full swing this week for its 9th annual World Salsa Festival, where more than 5,000 dancers have been participating in workshops and arduous competitions, according to Colombia’s official tourism  Full Article »

Medellin

Medellin Flower Festival  2014: Everything you need to know
Jul 18, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Medellin Flower Festival 2014: Everything you need to know

posted by Emily Dugdale

Medellin, Colombia’s second largest city, has released the program for its annual Flower Festival, one of the city’s most important cultural festivals of the year.