Day Trip in Cartagena, Colombia: La Boquilla Fishing Village

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31 January 2018

Day Trip in Cartagena, Colombia: La Boquilla Fishing Village

La Boquilla is a humble fishing village and beach 20 minutes from Cartagena, Colombia’s historic district. I visited the tranquil area during a Cartagena day trip in December. I’m not big on fishing, but this experience turned out to be my favorite day tour in Colombia. Let me break down the day for you. 

How to Be a Vegetarian in Colombia

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24 January 2018

How to Be a Vegetarian in Colombia

Being vegetarian in Colombia is not a popular lifestyle. Having meat on your plate is still considered essential. As a result, you won’t see as many vegetarian options as you would back home. If you plan on traveling to Colombia, being vegetarian may seem challenging. The country’s dishes are full of pork, beef and/or chicken. However, being a vegetarian in Colombia is not impossible! Here are a few ways to get by:

Is Nariño Colombia's Next Great Birding Destination?

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17 January 2018

Is Nariño Colombia's Next Great Birding Destination?

Colombia is fast establishing itself as the No. 1 birding destination in the world for keen birders. Although Colombia’s birding infrastructure might be lacking compared to neighbouring Peru and Ecuador, the exceptional bird list more than makes up for it – Colombia has more birds than any other country on earth with over 1,930 registered species. 

The Best Off-the-Beaten-Track Birding Destinations in Colombia

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10 January 2018

The Best Off-the-Beaten-Track Birding Destinations in Colombia

Colombia has many well-established birding destinations to enjoy: El Dorado Lodge in the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Cerro Montezuma in Risaralda, Finca Alejandria and Anchicaya Road in Valle del Cauca, to name but a few. However, there are an equal number of awesome birding destinations that rarely get mentioned beyond knowledgeable birding circles, so here are the best off-the-beaten-track birding destinations in Colombia:

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