Colombia Archive

Your American Dollars Are Worth Plenty in Latin America

The worldwide currency markets are volatile and this can have a major impact on your travels. Some years the U.S. dollar is up overall, sometimes it is down. The ups and downs usually aren’t so dramatic in Latin America since some of the currencies are tied to the greenback. Ecuador and Panama even use it [&hellip

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Our Most Popular Luxury Hotel Reviews

  Which luxury hotels in Latin America are readers clicking on the most? We just pulled up a report of our top-100 pages by traffic this year and there are a surprising number of luxury boutique hotels on the list. Of course there’s nothing even slightly scientific about this: what’s popular on our site is [&hellip

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Ron Parce Colombian Rum Is a Real Contender

A chance encounter at my local liquor store led me to Ron Parce, the best Colombian rum I have tasted so far. In the past I haven’t been especially impressed with rum from Colombia, finding most of it much better for cocktails than sipping neat. Good times, even out of a cardboard box, but not [&hellip

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Latin American Airlines: LATAM

There used to be a patchwork of airlines serving South America, but over the years they have consolidated and we’re left with three. The largest one is LATAM Airlines, based in Chile. Like all the others LATAM will nearly always give you a superior flying experience if you choose them over their U.S. counterparts flying [&hellip

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Seeing the Best of Colombia on an Organized Travel Tour

Colombia is a sizable country with a lot of diversity for travelers, but it’s a mountainous country with significant distances between the most popular regions. That means you need one of two things if you want to get a proper taste of the destination as an independent traveler: 1) weeks of time or 2) really [&hellip

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Andrew Gilchrist From Lost World Adventures Interview

Want to go get lost in another world? Well you probably don’t want to get too lost, so connecting with an experienced custom tour planner and operator can ensure you have a smooth trip. Lost World Adventures has been doing just that for decades, stretching back to when there was not so much tourism infrastructure [&hellip

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