1 San Gil

The best white-water rafting in Colombia.

2 Cartagena’s old city

Spain’s most enduring architectural legacy in Latin America.

3 Parque Nacional Tayrona

A paradise of white sandy beaches and falling coconuts.

4 Providencía

Experience the unique Raizal culture on this tiny island.

5 La Zona Cafetera

Stay on an authentic coffee plantation and go hiking in the lovely Valle de Cócora.

6 San Agustín

Ponder the mystery behind the Parque Arqueológico’s curious statues.

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Providencia: an introduction to Colombia’s Caribbean island

Providencia: an introduction to Colombia’s Caribbean island

Colombia meets Jamaica? Not quite, but two competing images loom large over the Caribbean island of Providencia: Bob Marley, adopted saint of the local Raizal p…

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15 things everyone learns backpacking South America

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South America has become a favoured destination for the intrepid backpacker, and while it’s impressive in the astounding diversity of its nations, there are a…

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12 tips for backpacking Colombia

12 tips for backpacking Colombia

Colombia is a nation on the rise. The land of Shakira, Gabriel García Márquez and James Rodríguez has it all, from the bougainvillea-festooned streets of Car…

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