Tourism

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Tropical Fruits of Colombia

Colombia has the perfect climate to grow fruit due to its diverse topography and ability to harvest year-round. So, it’s no surprise Colombia is one of the best places to find some of the most delicious tropical fruits in the world. Let’s take a moment to review some of the fruits you should try when visiting Colombia. Fruits of Colombia […]

Pre-hispanic gold sculpture in museo del oro, Bogota

The Gold Museum (Museo del Oro)

Museo del Oro, also known as “the gold museum” or “museum of gold” is an intriguing and historic collection of pre-hispanic antiques located in Bogota, Colombia. The museum houses one of the most extensive archaeological collections in South America. With over 50,000 ancient relics, the gold museum is a great place to visit if you want to learn more about […]

Salento Colombia Architecture

Best Places to Visit in Colombia – Top 15

Colombia is one of the most fascinating countries in the world. With its rich history, beautiful landscapes, heavenly beaches and colorful architecture, it’s a must-see. It’s an intriguing place with over 1,900 miles of coastline stretching from the Caribbean Sea to the Amazon jungle. Inland, you’ll find vast mountain ranges like the Andes and Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta. It’s […]

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Medellin

Medellin is one of the most popular destinations in Colombia for locals and foreign tourists alike. Known as the “city of eternal spring” and capital of the department of Antioquia, Medellin is an absolute must-see. Sitting at an elevation of nearly 5000 feet within the Aburra Valley and surrounded by the Andes Mountains, few places offer the beauty and character […]

Playful Pink Amazon River Dolphin

The Pink River Dolphin

The pink river dolphin (amazon river dolphin) is a unique species of toothed whale that’s born gray and turns pink as it ages. It inhabits 6 countries in South America (Colombia, Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia and Venezuela) and is the largest species of river dolphin in the world. In fact, it can reach a length of over 8 feet and […]

Pereira Colombia

Pereira

Located in the center of the coffee triangle at the foothills of the Andes mountains, Pereira is a city of magic and wonder. Some of the most popular locations in Colombia are easily reachable from Pereira. I spent over six months in this beautiful city and would like to share what I know with you. It’s definitely one of the […]

Bucamaranga Skyline

Bucamaranga

If you are visiting Colombia, Bucamaranga should be at the top of your list. Bucaramanga has been given the nickname “La Ciudad Bonita de Colombia” (Colombia’s Beautiful City) for a reason. With it’s stunning views and semi – modernized infrastructure you could call it the blueprint for South America. In fact, it has the lowest unemployment rate in Colombia and […]

Colombian Desserts

In Colombia, dessert is always on the menu! Culinary arts is a staple in the country. Recipes have been passed down for generations. It’s no surprise that traditional Colombian desserts are so rich, filling and sweet. Let’s take a look! Rice with milk When cooked with a touch of wood flavor, rice with milk (rice pudding) can be very satisfying. […]

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Colombian Money

If you´re planning a trip to Colombia it’s important to understand Colombian money. We made a practical guide to ensure you have a full understanding before your trip. What kind of money is used in Colombia Answer: the peso – but it’s not the same peso used in other countries like Mexico. In 1837 the peso completely replaced the use […]

Colombian coffee field

Colombian Coffee

It’s a well known fact some of the best coffee in the world comes from Colombia. I love Colombian coffee and it’s no surprise why. Colombia has a perfect climates for coffee plants. It rains often, there’s lush vegetation to provide proper shade, it almost never freezes and the altitude is magnificent. I’ll never forget the first time I smelled […]