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The Legend of El Dorado

“El Dorado” is the legend of a hidden city in South America that is completely made of pure gold. The term was used by the Spanish conquistadores to define a tribal chief of the Colombian indigenous group Muisca, who during rituals covered themselves with gold dust and then dove into a lake. This old Muisca […]

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Top 5 Things to Eat when Traveling to Colombia

When traveling to Colombia, they are one of the first things of colombian culture you will get to know: Little stalls of street food selling all kinds of fried delights, creamy drinks or varieties of fruits. As a traveler, you might even not know what kind of food you are exactly buying. However, if you […]

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Learn why Colombians are so happy

Why are Colombians so happy? One of the things that strike most international travelers going to Colombia is the happiness and joyfulness of Colombians. Colombians are famous for being really friendly and happy people. According to several investigations and surveys Colombia was named the happiest country in the world in the years 2013 and 2014, […]


Why Colombia is one of the Top Destinations 2017

For a long time, Colombia was not amongst the top destinations of international travelers. Crime, safety issues and civil war scared away most tourists. Nowadays, however, Colombia is recovering from its violent past and developing towards a very attractive destination. Just recently, Colombia was voted second best country to visit in 2017 (https://www.lonelyplanet.com/best-in-travel/countries). And this is […]

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The Top 5 Street Foods in Colombia

When traveling to Colombia, you will find them on every corner of the street: Little stalls of street food selling all kinds of fried delights, creamy drinks or varieties of fruits. As a tourist, you might even not know what exactly they are selling. However, if you are in Colombia, street food is an essential […]

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Colombia in the Rio Olympics

This year, the Summer Olympics take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. During the month of August, more than 11.000 athletes from 206 different nationalities participate in this famous event, competing in 41 different sport disciplines. Many travelers from all over the world come to visit this amazing competition – it is a tourism magnet. […]

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Medellín: Destination for fashion lovers

Many travellers coming to Medellín don’t know that the city is also the capital of fashion in Colombia. Last week Medellin was under the influence of one of the central, annual events: The 27th edition of Colombiamoda. Pictures from: Inexmoda The event, taking place from the 26th to the 28th of July, represents the largest […]

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Cease Fire in Colombia signed: What’s next?

Cease fire Signed Peace in Colombia after the news of the signed cease-fire agreement (between the FARC and the Colombian government) this week, flew around the world; initiating the first steps towards complete peace. It’s dubbed the World’s longest-running civil war ever since the FARC started fighting for their leftist ideology in the 1960’s. Although […]


For The Love of Soccer: Colombia

Soccer in Colombia The great former Liverpool manager Bill Shankly once said: ‘Some people believe soccer is a matter of life and death, I am very disappointed with that attitude. I can assure you it is much, much more important than that.’ This quote perfectly describes the state of soccer in Colombia. If you love […]


The Cheapest Sightseeing Tour In The World

The city of Medellin, located in north-central Colombia, has an inspirational story. Only two decades removed from the height of its notoriously violent past, it is now considered to be one of the safest big cities in Latin America, with character, nightlife and public art that any urban area would envy.   Medellín’s Public Transport Surprisingly […]