Once Dangerous Colombian Destinations Now Safe for Tourists

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18 April 2018

Once Dangerous Colombian Destinations Now Safe for Tourists

Huge swathes of Colombia were once no-go zones for travellers and Colombian people as well. Most of the departments in Amazonas and Orinoquía were practically off-limits, as were many parts of the south and west. Although there are still some remote destinations in Colombia to avoid, the good news is much of the country is now opening up to tourism in the wake of a peace accord and Colombia’s improved safety. Here are some once dangerous destinations that tourists can now visit during a holiday in Colombia

Through Expat Eyes: 5 First Impressions of Bogotá, Colombia

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04 April 2018

Through Expat Eyes: 5 First Impressions of Bogotá, Colombia

Possibly the least patriotic Colombian in existence happened to be my neighbour on the 11-hour flight from blustery London to Bogotá, Colombia. Vocal as she was in her concerns for me, the excited butterflies in my stomach quickly gave way to anxious nausea by the time we landed. Two months on, my stomach feels healthy as can be and instead, the more I settle into this fantastic city, the more entertaining it is to look back at these first impressions of Bogotá, Colombia: 

Expert Advice: 4 Mistakes Tourists Make While Planning a Trip to Colombia

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29 March 2018

Expert Advice: 4 Mistakes Tourists Make While Planning a Trip to Colombia

If you’re starting to plan a trip to Colombia and you reach out to Uncover Colombia online for help, you’ll probably be talking to me. I plan trips to Colombia for clients from all around the world. After making countless itineraries that include all the best spots in Colombia and from my own experiences traveling in this beautiful country, I’ve come across some pretty common mistakes folks make while prepping their adventures. Here are some of the most popular blunders tourists make while planning a trip to Colombia and how to avoid them: 

Things to See and Do When Visiting Riohacha, Colombia

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21 March 2018

Things to See and Do When Visiting Riohacha, Colombia

Considered by most travelers as the launching pad for expeditions and tours to the arid, desert region of La Guajira, there are several things to do when visiting Riohacha, Colombia. When planning a visit to the Colombian coast, considering traveling to this city in the northern Caribbean Region, famous for its long ocean pier, local artisan crafts, picturesque public spaces, and annual celebrations.

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