South America



Home to both Caribbean and Pacific coastlines and Amazon Rainforest, Colombia has a lot going on.

It’s home to one of the world’s bike friendliest cities, ancient tombs, white sand beaches, and a healthy street art scene.

From the Barranquilla Carnaval to 10 undiscovered destinations, ideas about things to do, see, and eat, Matador’s articles on Colombia are available below.

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Colombia Articles

11 surprising facts about Medellín, Colombia

12 things you’ll only understand if you’ve been to Medellín, Colombia

17 essential Spanish expressions to learn before traveling to Medellín

15 must-have experiences in Bogota

25 places we’re dying to explore right now

21 more crazy party hostels around the world

6 undeveloped islands to visit

A quick after-dark guide to Chapinero Alto, Bogotá

Travel guide to Punta Gallinas, Colombia

13 hardest partying hostels in South America

Border crossing guide: Iquitos, Peru to Manaus, Brazil

Etiquette for ‘splitting the bill’ around the world

How to: Sail the Darien Gap

Everyone thinks Colombia is a dangerous place. Here’s why I can’t wait to go back

24 signs you were born and raised in Colombia

The construction of a jungle lodge reveals a species thought to be extinct

What the new modified peace deal with FARC means for Colombia

17 immaculate photos that’ll make you want to plan your trip to Colombia NOW

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