Finding the best destination for your next vacation or holiday is never a concern that should be left overlooked. Experiencing the unique cultural attractions, rich history and beautiful natural environments that Columbia has to offer can provide you with the opportunity to enjoy the vacation of a lifetime. Learning more about this destination, and all that is has to offer, can provide you with the insight and details needed to make superior travel decisions and ensure that you are Read the rest of this entry »
Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, the isolated mountain range that runs through Colombia, provides beautiful snow covered peaks that overlook the sea. Although only 25 miles from Colombian Caribbean’s warm beaches, the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta feature a snow covered landscape. The two highest peaks, Colon and Bolivar, reach heights of 18,700 feet above sea level. Adventurous travelers can access the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta by departing from the city of Valledupar and driving to San Read the rest of this entry »
Whether you’re working with a debt settlement family or you’ve got money to burn, Columbia makes for a great and inexpensive trip. If you’re looking to travel around the country you’ve got to hit up a few of these cities which can be had for cheap!
Cartagena: Whitewashed rock and beautiful architecture make this a city you can get lost in. Stroll around (it’s free!) and sample food from all over the country – hire a guide while you’re there for a small fee.
Medellin: It’s easily accessible by bus and it’s come a long way since the days of the drug trade. It’s the city of eternal spring which means there are acres and acres of flowers around every turn – head here for some real South American flavor.
The Amazon: The southern point of Leticia is a great starting point for a journey into the Amazon. It’s going to cost a bit to get here but the Amazon itself (as long as you don’t go too far in) is a great place to see some sights and smell some things you’ll have a hard time believing.
Cartagena, located on the western coast of Columbia, is home to five star hotels and beautiful beaches. If you’re traveling from Miami, you can get to this tropical getaway in less than two hours. You can travel Cartagena for less than 10 a day which includes your hotel accommodations and dining. Cartagena has a lot to offer you if you want to relax your mind from the tiring, everyday demands. Here are three ways to relax in Cartagena.
Beach–Surrounded by the Caribbean Sea, Cartagena’s beaches stretch for miles. Bocagrande and Laguito, the peninsulas Read the rest of this entry »
Hiking among the carved terraces of Cuidad Perdida, or “The Lost City” is an awe-inspiring experience. Cuidad Perdida was founded in approximately 800 A.D. and predates Machu Pichu by over 600 years. The Lost City was not rediscovered until 1972 by treasure hunters who happened across a set of some 1200 steps leading up to the city.
The Lost City has 169 terraces carved in the mountainside and a series of tiled roads and round plazas which span about 3,600 feet. The city can be accessed by a climb up 1,200 stone steps to the city’s only entrance. A trek to and among the terraces Read the rest of this entry »
Colombia is one of the best-kept secrets in South America. Colombia is known for world-class coffee, music, and beaches. Withe current government reforms underway, foreign businesses are investing and tourism is again a central feature of the Colombian economy. And with destinations such as Arrecifes beach in Tayrona National Natural Park, the “Eje Cafetero” (or “coffee trail”), and the historic districts of cities such as beautiful Cartagena and the capital Bogota, Colombia is definitely a good vacation spot. ‘Eco-tourism’ is a very popular developing industry. In Colombia, Read the rest of this entry »
Cartagena or there official name Cartagena de Indias was founded in 1533 and was a vital port for all traders in the Caribbean area. Gold and silver usually left the port there on its way to Europe and pirates would loot the port to steal it, so the city built a wall around the city to protect it. This provided a unique experience to the port city. But what stands out in Cartagena is the Colonial Architecture that lines the streets of the city. The Palacio de la Inquisicon Read the rest of this entry »