Notes from an author: Wade Davis on Colombia's Magdalena River

A journey along the Río Magdalena reveals a sacred tributary, the Río Claro — a repository of stories that paints a unique picture of the country.

My life in food: Kate Nash on Colombian food, veganism and soda bread

The singer-songwriter and star of Netflix's hit show Glow discusses what she grew up eating, the Mexican food scene in Los Angeles and where's on her culinary wishlist. 

Getting up close to conservation in Ecuador’s Chocó rainforest

In the Ecuadorian Chocó, one eco-tourism venture has preserved a swathe of rainforest as a private nature reserve. Here you can head off on hikes, ride a cable-car above the canopy and try a cool dip in a waterfall to discover the place where the tropical rainforest and cloud forest collide.

Bogotá travel guide

From its colourful, art-enriched streets to the warehouses where explosive games of tejo are played, Colombia’s capital is awash with offbeat charm.

Colombia: Pulse of the jungle, call of the sea

The isolated Pacific villages in the north of Chocó province cry out to those who dream of being cast away. From the equatorial rainforest to the Pacific ocean, this is one of Colombia's last truly off-grid corners

Meet the maker: the man who speaks Arabica

Colombia's Arabica coffee is among the best in the world, and farmer Juan Pablo Villota Leyva is pushing it to new heights with his beans, which have won more awards than any other in the country.

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