Six dead, 31 missing after tourist boat in Colombia sinks Times of India.
Chris Moss, our expert, offers a guide to Colombia, including what to do and where ... A biennial Ibero-American Theatre Festival (colombia.travel), architecture tours and a booming gastronomy scene make the capital, Bogotá a worthy stopover.
Ever since my first visit to Colombia ... pictures and tips to help you get a feel for the place. Most of the tips will be in Spanish, so pull out your dictionary, use Google Translate, or check out the restaurant on Trip Advisor. I left Bogota a few.
Historic moment as FARC disarmament is complete The Bogota Post.
In a move to fill seats on routes competing with low cost, Latam Colombia announced a new commercial strategy which adjusts to the needs of budget conscious passengers, who travel with just a carry on, don't mind where they sit, and save on having to.
“The state can triumph over terrorism,” remarked Colombian Attorney General Nestor Humberto Martínez Saturday night during a press conference in the capital Bogotá , in which he confirmed the capture of eight suspects involved in the June 17 bombing of .
Quest for survivors grows desperate as Colombia floods death toll mounts The Denver Post.
A nationwide general strike has been called for Tuesday June 6, and which, could cause severe disruptions with transportation in Bogotá . The strike includes a protest by thousands of teachers who walked-off the job May 11, after the educator's union.
Yet regional Colombian fare from outside the capital has long been the city's weak spot. Until now. As Bogotá has increasingly become a melting pot of cultures from every part of Colombia , restaurants focusing on regional dishes and ingredients are.
Outsiders may know Barranquilla as the home of Colombia's free-for-all carnival and talented, curvy stars Shakira or Sofia Vergara. But given its choice location at the tip of the mighty Magdalena River, the Caribbean port is one of the country's most.
Towering over the Central Cordillera, PNN Los Nevados may be a mere 130 kilometers west of balmy Bogotá , but at the base of one of this country's most active volcanoes, the climate is unforgiving, requiring a ski jacket and mask. As I scramble to.
After a week of torrential downpours and electrical storms that have caused widespread flooding in Bogotá and has three neighbourhoods in the south of the capital under water, the havoc created by the onset of winter has yet to subside, claims Colombia.
Colombian tour guide Nicole rolls ... but he soon realized he could travel freely and says he was moved by the generosity and warmth of the locals. - More than just drugs - "If you meet a Colombian, maybe don't say to them, 'Colombia -- oh, Escobar.
I don't want to stay in Colombia forever.” Quintero and his wife just arrived in Bogotá a week ago from their hometown of Caracas. Just before fleeing, Quintero and his wife were victims to an attempted kidnapping in their own home. Quintero, who used.
After a gap of 10 years, Colombia is back on the traveller's radar thanks to the restoration of direct flights from the UK. Avianca (0800 031 4206; avianca.com), flies to Bogota four times a week from Heathrow, with connections to destinations across the.