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Caribbean

Santa Marta’s gold museum opens renovated doors
Oct 25, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Santa Marta’s gold museum opens renovated doors

posted by Adriaan Alsema

The Tairona gold museum in Santa Marta, home to some of Colombia’s finest pieces of pre-Columbian gold, reopened its doors on Saturday following a two-year renovation.

Bogota

Bogota to have largest urban ecological park in Latin America
Oct 23, 2014 Ξ Comments are off

Bogota to have largest urban ecological park in Latin America

posted by Craig Corbett

Bogota conservation authorities plan to create a bio-diversity corridor to preserve ground water and natural plant species in what would be the largest urban ecological park in Latin America.

Caribbean

Oct 22, 2014 Ξ Comments

Colombia’s Parque Tayrona in photos

posted by Adriaan Alsema

Parque Tayrona, a natural park located on Colombia’s Caribbean coast, is one of the most beautiful tourist destinations in the South American country.

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. 

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