Colombia

17 Places You Should Visit in 2017

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From volcanoes, to waterfalls, to deserts (oh my!); from the Arctic, to the equator, and well into the Southern Hemisphere; and from world-class megacities to smaller ones you never thought to visit, I’ve covered most every travel base.

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7 Reasons to Celebrate Christmas in Medellín, Colombia

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You’d never think to celebrate Christmas here—but you should.

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30 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Colombia

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The only danger in Colombia, as the country’s marketing slogan goes, is wanting to stay. And, as you’ll see, to take an inordinate number of photos that depict a land mythical in its beauty.

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Colombia’s Unspoiled Parque Tayrona

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Located approximately 20 km from the city of Santa Marta, the hub for ecotourists along the eastern stretch of Colombia’s Caribbean coast, Parque Tayrona (as it’s known in Spanish) has everything, from hiking, to camping, to swimming, to opportunities to experience indigenous culture.

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The Time I Accidentally Paid For Sex

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How my attempt to ward off a street hustler late one night in Cartagena, Colombia became my first experience with prostitution.

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Is Colombia a Safe Place to Travel?

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I wouldn’t go so far as to label Colombia a “safe” place to travel, but with the right amount of vigilance, you too should be able to travel to Colombia and return with your belongings and person intact.

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Salt Cathedral in Zipaquirá, Colombia

The Best of Colombia in Three Weeks

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Is three weeks enough time to travel to the most important destinations in Colombia?

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Bogota vs. Medellin

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Colombia’s chaotic capital city Bogotá and Medellín, the modern former hub of the drug lords that once held the country hostage, couldn’t be more different from one another.

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