Is Colombia Safe?

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Is Colombia safe? When I told my friends I’d be visiting Colombia, they asked me if I was out of my mind. Colombia has a reputation for being a rough, wild, and lawless country. But this isn’t always true. While Colombia certainly has its issues (typically revolving around cartel violence, police corruption, and petty theft), … Read more

The Best Colombian Food To Try

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Colombian food is certainly not world famous. The country is not renowned for its traditional dishes, but there are still a lot of unique dishes, street food, spices, and fruits to find throughout Colombia. One of the best ways to learn about a culture and a country is to try the most popular local dishes. … Read more

A Useful Guide To Taganga, Colombia

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Taganga is a small fishing village of about 6,000 people in northern Colombia. While Taganga is relatively small, its character and opportunities have expanded over the years as more tourists, foreigners, and backpackers flock to the low-key village. And despite its size, there is a lot to do in this little town. Something is here … Read more

15 Best Things To Do In Santa Marta Colombia

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Santa Marta is not the most popular city in Colombia amongst tourists, but it certainly has much to offer. It is essentially a large port city with not-so-impressive beaches. That being said, Santa Marta is perfectly located to give you easy access to incredible experiences. You can hop over to Taganga, Minca, Tayrona National Park, … Read more

A Guide To Visiting Tayrona National Park, Colombia

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Located in northern Colombia in the state of Magdalena, Tayrona National Park (Parque Tayrona in Spanish) is a protected area of land and is a haven for beach lovers, hikers, and history buffs alike. The Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, where Parque Tayrona is located, is home to the largest coastal peak in the world, … Read more

The Best Day Trips From Cartagena

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You can go on a few great day trips from Cartagena. This may come as a surprise to you, but although Cartagena sits right on the Caribbean Sea, it actually lacks a good beach. Bocagrande, probably the most popular beach in town, will probably be a disappointment as it is somewhat dirty (picture cigarette butts … Read more

8 Best Things To Do In Guatape Colombia

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Guatapé is a picture-perfect little pueblo (town) located only a few hours east of Medellín, in the Antioquia district. The proximity to the bustling city of Medellín makes it a manageable day trip or a welcome weekend escape for any traveler or local in the area. While a multi-day trip to Guatapé gives you more … Read more