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Destination Guides

Medellin

Accommodation

Colombia hotels – Search and compare all Colombia hotel deals from hundreds of accommodation sites at once.

Travel Guides

colombia.travel – Official travel guide of Colombia.

colombia.co – Colombia country brand.

Pro Colombia – Portal for tourists.

Colombia Travel Guide – Comprehensive guide to Colombia with advice on attractions, hotels, flights, and culture.

Discover Colombia – Travel guide created by a community of travellers, bloggers, and culture enthusiasts who share a common interest in Colombia.

Colombia Reports – News and current affairs about Colombia, reported in English.

Blogs

Go To Colombia – The Explore Travel Guides Colombia Blog is written by American Justin Cohen.

Sarepa – A travel blog about living abroad and calling Colombia home.

Tours

Colombia Tours – Tours and things to do hand-picked by Viator.

Guide Books

Lonely Planet Colombia (Travel Guide)

Books


Colombia - Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & CultureColombia – Culture Smart!: The Essential Guide to Customs & Culture by Kate Cathey.

Culture Smart! Colombia shows how the country’s rough geography and tumultuous history have shaped modern values and attitudes. There is advice on the safest ways to get around; on how business is done; and how Colombians communicate.


Between Legitimacy and Violence: A History of Colombia, 1875–2002 (Latin America in Translation)Between Legitimacy and Violence: A History of Colombia, 1875–2002 (Latin America in Translation) by Marco Palacios.

Between Legitimacy and Violence is an authoritative, sweeping history of Colombia’s “long twentieth century,” from the tumultuous civil wars of the late nineteenth century to the drug wars of the late twentieth. Marco Palacios, a leading Latin American historian, skillfully blends political, economic, social, and cultural history.


Walking in the Clouds - Colombia Through the Eyes of a GringoWalking in the Clouds – Colombia Through the Eyes of a Gringo by Michael F. Kastre.

Walking in the Clouds is a true story about events experienced by an American writer who lived and worked in Colombia in the 1980s, a painful period of political upheaval, violent cocaine wars, and leftist guerrilla uprisings. As a freelancer, Michael Kastre’s livelihood depended on finding relevant stories; on a personal level, he integrated himself deeply into his new environment.


Misspelled Paradise: A Year in a Reinvented ColombiaMisspelled Paradise: A Year in a Reinvented Colombia by Bryanna Plog.

What does “Colombia” bring to mind? This South American country has sometimes been misrepresented, only known for cocaine, guerrilla groups, coffee, and Shakira’s hips. In 2011, Bryanna Plog spent a year in the country to find out what the headlines might be missing (headlines, that let’s face it, sometimes misspelled the country as “Columbia.”).


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