Slow tales for the hasty mind


A day at Escobar’s old estate of Hacienda Nápoles

WHAT: A visit at the old estate of Pablo Escobar, outside Medellin, that has been turned into a zoo and a theme park. WHERE: A three to four hours drive

A day at Isla Grande, the star of Isla Rosario, Colombia

Hiding just a 45-minute boat ride from Cartagena’s shores, are 27 tiny coral islands located that together form the archipelago of Isla Rosario. The islands are one of Colombia’s 46

A day at the lovely lakes of Guatapé, Colombia

If you’re in Medellin, visiting the region of Guatapé is a real must. Originally Guatapé used to be situated somewhere else, but the city was relocated to higher grounds due

What to do in one day in Cartagena de las Indias

So you’re planning to go (one day) to Cartagena? Good choice! Whether you’re a history buff, into architecture, or just love cute streets, Cartagena de las Indias is your absolute

PHOTOS: Street art in downtown Bogotá

The creativity of Colombia’s graffiti artists explodes in colours of the walls in capital Bogotá. Not just the public thinks so, even the government seems to agree. Since 2011, the municipality

PHOTOS: A taste of Getsemani, Cartagena

As Cartagena’s old walled city is filling up, the once infamous neighbourhood Getsemaní has come into its own in recent years, adding a new and fresh element to the city. Some

PHOTOS: La gente de Colombia

Whatever you think of your adventure in Colombia, most likely the people played a big part in it. In my experience, Colombian people are very friendly, curious and open to

Playa Blanca in Cartagena; for the beach bums

WHAT: A day at the beach at Playa Blanca, Cartagena’s white beach WHERE: In the south of Cartagena, a 45-minute speed boat ride or three hour drive by bus or taxi

Where to go in El Poblado, Medellin

The uptown El Poblado neighbourhood is located south of Medellin’s city center on the eastern side of the Aburra Valley. It’s undoubtedly Medellin most wealthiest area close to the city