15 Best Destinations in Colombia

Reading Time: 10 minutes Seasoned South American travelers say Colombia is the continent’s best kept secret – beautiful, affordable and relatively undiscovered by tourism.  Though large, Colombia is easy to travel with plenty of low cost internal flights, comfortable cross-country buses and taxis everywhere.Travelers can easily visit more than 2-3 destinations in a week with an ample selection of […]

Popular Destinations in Colombia – Tourist Traps or Mandatory Stops?

Reading Time: 18 minutes There are dozens of lists on the web of tourist destinations in Colombia. Most of these lists are redundant outlining the most popular destinations nearly every tourist visits when traveling to, or through, Colombia. But are these must-see destinations tourist traps deserving of your precious time and hard-earned money? What’s the difference?

Travel Mompox: a backwater river town frozen in time

Reading Time: 3 minutes About five hours inland from the Caribbean coast is the intriguing town of Mompox – a perfectly preserved colonial town.  Founded in 1537 Mompox (also spelled Mompos) was an important port city for cargo and travelers during in the colonial era.  The Magdelena River splits in two just before Mompox. Back in the 1800s the branch, on […]