Colombia travel Archive

NOW Luxury Boutique Hotel in a Resurgent Cali

When most people hear the name of Cali, Colombia, “hip boutique hotel” is probably not the first phrase that comes to mind. With all the incarnations of Escobar shows, movies, and telenovelas that have been released lately, it’s going to take a while for the city to shake off its sordid past. When a place […]

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A Luxury Hacienda Boutique Hotel in the Coffee Country of Colombia

The Coffee Triangle region of Colombia is one of the country’s most popular tourism areas, with gorgeous scenery. It’s the place where coffee lovers can taste some of the world’s best-known beans at the source. Pickings have been slim when it comes to luxury hotels, however, and up to now we’ve only had one featured […]

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Chilling at the Charlee Hotel in Medellin, Colombia

Yeah we know, if you’re older than 30 the first thing that pops into your head when you hear Medellin is not “trendy.” But this city is a magnet for the creative class and they’ve got an excellent hotel meant for them in the Charlee. When drug kingpin Pablo Escobar ruled from his base in […]

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Touring Cartagena in Style

We posted our latest tour feature this week on the South American luxury tourism hotspot Cartagena, Colombia. This was my second time in this beautiful walled city (the historic part anyway), but last time I was there for the TravelMart Latin America trade show held at the convention center outside of town and I only […]

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Touring Colombia: Villages to Medellin

We’ve been spending a good bit of time in fast-growing Colombia recently and for good reasons. The country’s tourism numbers are increasing rapidly as people update their expectations and new hotels are going up at a frenetic pace. Our latest tour story, from writer Judith Fein, is about a return to Colombia with Adventure Associates, […]

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Taste Test: Medellin Rum From Colombia

Ron Medellin is the one brand you’re sure to run across while traveling in Colombia. So you might want to stick to cocktails. Last year I attended a big travel trade show in Cartagena, Colombia. At the big opening night bash, sponsored by Avianca Airlines, all the liquor on offer was imported, including rum from […]

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