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General

Top 10 things to do in Colombia
Oct 9, 2014 Ξ Comments

Top 10 things to do in Colombia

posted by Matthew Sterne

Colombia’s natural diversity is perfectly exhibited in this list of the best activities for visitors to the country.

Medellin

Medellin project aims to curb sex tourism, telling visitors to ‘buy other souvenir’
Oct 6, 2014 Ξ Comments

Medellin project aims to curb sex tourism, telling visitors to ‘buy other souvenir’

posted by Craig Corbett

A Medellin project aims to turn public opinion against what they see as a concerning indifference to sex tourists who increasingly visit Colombia’s second largest city.

Bogota

Foo Fighters announce Colombia gig
Oct 6, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Foo Fighters announce Colombia gig

posted by Matthew Sterne

The Foo Fighters will visit Colombia in January for their first ever concert in the country. 

General

Colombians can travel to Europe without visa in late 2015: Spain
Oct 2, 2014 Ξ Comments

Colombians can travel to Europe without visa in late 2015: Spain

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Colombians who want to travel to Europe can do without visa sometime in the second half of 2015, said Spain’s Primer Minister on Wednesday.

Medellin

Walking tour opens in Medellin’s former ‘most dangerous neighborhood’
Sep 30, 2014 Ξ Comments

Walking tour opens in Medellin’s former ‘most dangerous neighborhood’

posted by Matthew Sterne

A new walking tour has opened in the Comuna 13, formerly Medellin’s “most dangerous neighborhood.”

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.

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