Category archives for Tourism

Cambodia targets Chinese tourism

Cambodia is targeting Chinese tourism and it is planning already the construction of a Chinese town in Phnom Penh. Chinese are flooding the planet not only for business or migration, but also they are becoming consecrated travelers. Cambodia sees it as an opportunity to welcome more international visitors not only to its millennial temples, but […]

And how Medellín looks like?

Going around modern Bangkok you never finish to amaze if you like big cities and Asia. However Bangkok can be crowed and many other visitors prefer other places of amazing Thailand. I was talking about how beautiful and friendly was the city with that German lady I was guiding. Then she asked for my country. […]

Safe and Unsafe Places in Colombia

Is safe to visit Colombia? The answer to this question is yes and no. In order to say that it is safe and no to visit Colombia, you have to know that there are many “Colombians”, because it is a huge and multicultural country. Then, the question should be which Colombia you want to visit. […]

Medellín, Model City for What

It seems that to state Medellín as “Model City of Development”, according with the IDB considerations, is difficult to accept for many. Moreover, Colombia has been chocked by some events that seem to defeat that optimistic vision of an improvement in security: young guns in the cities, paramilitary groups are back and the so call […]

Colombia, luxury destination according to US travel guide

If in past decades it was crazy to think in Colombia as a tourist destination, things are changing. The interest for the South American nation is growing, especially in US and Europe that used to regard Colombia as a pariah country and a dangerous spot. But is it true that Colombia is a safe place […]

Welcome to Colombia without visa, said President Uribe

Does your country ask visa to Colombians? Then, Colombia does not ask visa to you Bogotá. President Álvaro Uribe said today in Corferias that Colombia will facilitate the coming of international tourism for example abolishing visas. His statement was given during the opening of the 28th Tourist Exposition of the Colombian Association of Travel and […]

Palmira ready for a country of fashion

If Colombia has a fame of having very beautiful women, we can not ignore that Colombia is a Latin American center of fashion, thanks to its development in the textile industry since the beginning of the 20th century. Of course, the industries were settled in big cities like Bogotá, Medellín, Cali and Barranquilla, but it […]

Hay Festival | Colombia, a country of writers

The Hay Festival in Cartagena de Indias reminds us that Colombia is a country of writers. The big affluence of people to the conferences of authors and the performances of artists like Juanes or Miguel Bosé, is a proof of that. You have to book entrance with a good anticipation in order to see authors […]

Colombia among the first tourist destination for Chileans in time of crisis

One way to measure the economy of a nation is tourism. Of course, not coming tourism, but the tourism that the country produces outside. If its citizens go around the world very often, no like migrants, but to see the world, take many pictures and return home, then it means that economy is going well […]

The world will witness the transformation of Colombia by Medellín

Interview to Mateo Restrepo, Manager of the Assembly of Governors of DIB Medellín is getting ready for the Assembly of Governors of the Development Inter-American Bank, DIB, between 27 and 31rst of March. It is expected the assistance of about 4 thousand international experts to the second largest economical city of Colombia in Plaza Mayor, […]

An aerial tramway for the Chicamocha National Park

Now it is possible to contemplate the fascinating views of the Chicamocha canyon, the second largest of the world, in a modern aerial tramway. Near Bucaramanga, the canyon was declared natural park in 2006 and soon attracted national and foreign visitors to see one of the most famous geographical accidents of the Colombian Andes. Yesterday […]

Learn how to taste wine in Antioquia

Although Colombia is not famous for its wines and it has not a high production in this delicious and international product, Envigado will be the seat for an interesting school this coming month: “How to taste wine.” The course will be leaded by the Egyptian Magdy Shehata of the famous British Cruiser Queen Elizabeth II […]

Medellín ready for the Inter-American Development Bank in March

The Inter-American Development Bank will have its 38th General Assembly in Colombia this year. The chosen place is Medellín, the second largest economical center of the country. It is expected an increase of four thousand foreign visitors to the country by that time, especially to Medellín. The Assembly will be celebrated between 27 and 31rst […]

Danza Colombia, a dance to see

Among the many things that make Colombia international notoriuos is its many kinds of traditional dance. It is often a mixture of three races, the ones that formed the Colombian identity. Looking for a good group of dance in Colombia is not difficult, especially in a nation that seems to dance day and night. Having […]