Photo story: from crop to cup in Colombia's Andean coffee region

In the lush central hills of Colombia lies the Zona Cafetera — or the ‘coffee axis’ — where the majority of the country’s world-renowned coffee beans are grown.

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.

Colombia: Vibrant, verdant and viridescent

Enshrouded in the cloak of Mother Nature, Colombia’s bountiful central coffee region is South America at its greenest. But 1,900 bird species mean there are plenty of other colours on view, too

City life: Cartagena

Step into Colombia's walled city and coastal melting pot to discover a lively culture in the colourful neighbourhoods of Getsemaní and Centro

Colombia: The big chill

Discover a wilder side of the Caribbean on a trip to Tayrona National Park — home to indigenous tribes, quirky towns and epic biodiversity, it’s a dead cert for lovers of out-there travel.

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