Alternative Colombia bucket list: Off-the-beaten-path destinations to explore

Alternative Colombia bucket list: Off-the-beaten-path destinations to explore

You know what they say, once a dreamer, always a dreamer, and despite living the dream in sunny Cartagena - the hottest (literally!) destination in Colombia for tourists - I still have an ever-growing bucket list of places to visit in Colombia. There are so many places to explore in Colombia aside from Cartagena, Bogotá, [...]

Minca Travel Guide

Minca Travel Guide

Nestled in the mountains above the coastal colonial city of Santa Marta lies Minca, a town where monkeys and toucans still roam wild, where the air you breathe is pure, cool, and unpolluted. Here, you can find waterfalls with cold water freshly filtered down from the Sierra Nevada mountains, quaint coffee farms still using traditional [...]

The 8 best spots to see the sunset in Cartagena de Indias

The 8 best spots to see the sunset in Cartagena de Indias

I am a sucker for a sunset. At least 40% of the camera roll on my phone consists of photos of the sun in its different stages of height and colour in the sky; sometimes politely excusing itself, disappearing into nothingness above - not on - the horizon, and sometimes bold and flamboyant; a whole [...]

Galerazamba: Colombia’s pink sea. Another wonder of nature ruined by tourism?

Galerazamba: Colombia’s pink sea. Another wonder of nature ruined by tourism?

Less than an hour's drive from the bustling streets of Cartagena lies a place so surreal it seems straight out of a García Márquez novel: after driving past kilometres of nothingness, one suddenly stumbles across a bubble-gum pink lake, with people flocking around it like flamingos around a watering hole. Welcome to Galerazamba, a relatively [...]