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COLOMBIA TRAVEL BLOG

At Lulo Colombia Travel, we have group of travel experts and talented writers who frequently feed this Colombia Travel Blog with fantastic content regarding the most important and trendy topics linked to travelling in Colombia.

 

The goal of this blog, is offer readers valuable information that is relevant to each state of the travelling planning process.

 

We publish up-to-date content for those who are just wondering if they should choose Colombia as their next holiday destination. Additionally, we also write key information for those who are almost ready to book, and for those deciding on their travel itinerary, as well as for those who are soon arriving in the country.

 

Feel free to browse through this Colombia Travel Blog and find the most relevant articles for you.

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Cocora Valley: visit the home to the world’s tallest palm tree

Nestled in the central range of Colombia’s Andes Mountains lies the incredible Cocora Valley. One of the country’s top touristic destinations, it is home to the tallest palm tree in the world: the wax palm.

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Mountains in Colombia: the best trekking trips to do with family

Mountains in Colombia are the reason why this country is so diverse. The different altitudes have created a number of trails that promise the best and most beautiful family adventures.

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Colombian music: a display of diversity and cultural heritage

Diversity is a word used to describe Colombian culture many times. Let´s look at Colombian music and its diversity of main rhythms that we have inherited from indigenous people and the Spaniards.

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Tejo 101: How and where to play the national sport of Colombia

If you are traveling to Colombia, you are probably looking for the most authentic experience possible. Have you heard about tejo? We will tell you all about it so you emerge yourself in a Colombian traditional game!

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Walled city of Cartagena: A hub for the best restaurants and shops

There is no other city like Cartagena. The moment you step into the city it feels like time stood still. But, there are plenty of great restaurants and shopping options inside the guarded walled city of Cartagena

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Pueblito Paisa: a staple of paisa culture in the city of Medellín

Today, Medellín is Colombia’s second largest city. Among its bustling streets rests a token of tradition and memory. The Pueblito Paisa is every visitor’s opportunity to travel back in time.

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Piedra del Peñol: a Colombian natural wonder you need to see

Medellin has something ideal for everyone. Whether you are into natural locations, historic spots, or cultural sites. The Piedra del Peñol, and the nearby town of Guatapé will blow you away!

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Mochila bag: a treasure of Colombian indigenous tradition

When travelers visit Colombia, the mochila bag often catches their eye as a souvenir. They are both beautiful and useful. But behind the bag, there is a history of ancestral tradition, hard work, and craftsmanship.

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Feria de las Flores: a practical guide to when Medellín blooms

Every town near Medellin proves its title with the Feria de las Flores — a week-long event that celebrates local culture. Keep reading to discover why you cannot miss this beloved tradition when visiting Medellín.

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Minca: The best plans to do in this paradise of The Sierra Nevada

Hidden in the mountains of The Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, lies a natural treasure called Minca. This tow is famous for its huge mountains and waterfalls, its coffee and cacao farms, and its refreshing climate.

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Colombian fruit: your guide to exotic, mind-blowing flavors

Colombian fruit is one of the country’s crown jewels. On its own, in smoothies, or in desserts, it is bound to cast a spell on your taste buds. Keep reading to discover the unique fruit you can taste on your visit.

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Festivals in Colombia: top 5 that you do not want to miss

If you are thinking about things to do in Colombia, you cannot miss the festivals in Colombia. Learn from this article and organize your trip so that you can enjoy some of the most important festivities in the country.

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Barichara: 5 reasons why you must visit this Colombian town

Colombia is home to many small old-time towns. Barichara leads the pack, with cobblestone streets and a colonial atmosphere. Discover this destination.

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All You Need To Know About Colombian Culture

In Colombia you will notice cultural nuances between regions. But, the local art expressions will all proudly present themselves as part of a unified Colombian Culture. What makes Colombia so Colombia?

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Budget for Colombia: best tips to save during your vacation

Unfortunately, traveling is never free. Accommodation and transportation take up most of a trip’s budget, but there are other ways to save. Discover tips to create a sensible budget for Colombia.

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Top 4 National Parks for Ecotourism in Colombia that you cannot miss.

It is becoming more common to find adventurous travelers that are concerned about ecotourism in Colombia. In this article, you will find four places to explore, while discovering some beautiful natural treasures.

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Guidelines to visit Santuario de Las Lajas: the miracle over the abyss

Known as “the most beautiful church in the world”, Santuario de Las Lajas is located in the south of Colombia. We listed the best ways to get to this hidden gem and useful information to prepare your visit.

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What do you need to travel to Colombia? A complete guide

Colombia is a fascinating destination through and through. We are set to win you over with our landscapes, vibrant cities, and historical and cultural heritage. But, what do you need to travel to Colombia?

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Colombian bucket list according to your personality: what to choose?

While some people enjoy adventure and nature, others prefer cultural or relaxing experiences. Let us help you discover which sites to include in your Colombian bucket list according to your interests.

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Best tours in Colombia that every traveler should plan in advance

Now that you are visiting Colombia, it is time to cross many destinations and experiences off your bucket list. Learn more about the best tours in Colombia to plan in advance to make sure you don´t miss them.

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How to travel in Colombia without knowing the language

If you are wondering how to travel in Colombia without knowing the language, pay attention to these tips on how to communicate and learn some tools that may help you.

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Americans traveling to Colombia: What to know about the climate?

Colombia is an ideal destination all year round because of its lack of seasons. The country offers a climate for every taste. Keep reading to find out what Americans traveling to Colombia need to know.

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Solo travel in Colombia vs. traveling with a local travel agency

When planning a trip, we often cannot decide whether to organize it ourselves or through a travel agency.Here, we help you explore the details of solo travel in Colombia vs. traveling with a local agency.

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Colombian coast: Hidden treasures in the Pacific and the Caribbean

Colombia is a country with two coastlines on both the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. You will learn about the best each Colombian coast has to offer and the unique treasures each one has.

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Colombia packing list: essential things you need for your trip

Discovering a new travel destination is always exciting! Colombia is a place to enjoy a wide variety of climates, landscapes, and activities. These are the essentials you need to include in your Colombia packing list.

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Best of Colombia in a week: a guide for your next vacation

Colombia has become a top touristic destination for its astounding diversity. It offers something for everyone- Here, learn how to experience the best of Colombia in a week.

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All-inclusive trips to Colombia: are they a good option for you?

Taking a vacation is always something to look forward to, but planning it to the smallest detail can prove challenging. Keep reading to find out the pros and cons of all-inclusive trips to Colombia.

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Top 5 museums in Colombia that every tourist should visit

If you are a museum lover and doing cultural activities is your thing, this article is perfect for you. In Colombia, there are tons of museums and cultural centers with the most interesting stories.

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Day trips from Medellín: making the most of your stay in Colombia

Medellín is a top stop for travelers visiting Colombia. It has it all: historic sites and cultural experiences to discover, plus great food. Find out how to make the most of your stay with this selection of day trips.

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What to buy in Colombia: tips on the best souvenirs

Most of the time, travelers want mementos of their stay in incredible destinations around the world .This is the ultimate guide for deciding what to buy in Colombia.

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Where to stay in Colombia: a guide to innovative tourism

As Colombia continues to grow as a tourism star, more different and creative accommodation options arise. Keep reading to discover what accomodation to stay in Colombia for a new and interesting experience.

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Getting around Colombia like a pro: 10 dos and don’ts

Today Colombia is considered one of the hottest destinations for travelers. Here are some dos and don’ts for getting around Colombia; Avoid trouble and have a great trip from beginning to end.

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Ranking of tourist destinations in Colombia that you must visit

If you are thinking about traveling to this beautiful country, we bring you a ranking of tourist destinations in Colombia worth a visit. Believe us, there is something in Colombia, for every type of traveler!

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Planning a trip to Colombia: the most common mistakes to avoid.

Organization is key to a successful vacation. Make sure your itineary, accomodation, and transportation are taken care of. These are the mistakes you want to avoid when planning a trip to Colombia.

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Is it advisable to travel to Colombia while pregnant?

Pregnancy is an idyllic stage for a lot of women and for a couple. Some might be looking for a last intimite trip together before he little one joins them. Colombia could be a great choice.

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Driving in Colombia: do´s and don’ts to ensure a safe trip

Colombia has uncountable wonders and beauties to visit. And there are many ways to embark on these journeys: by plane, car, bus, etc. But it’s important to know the risks of some of these transport options.

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Towns in Colombia which let you travel back to colonial times

If you are looking for history linked to romantic destinations, keep reading to discover the top towns in Colombia which will let you go back in time.

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About Colombia: secrets from locals that you want to know

Wondering what you absolutely need to know about Colombia? Do not worry, we have you covered! This is our selection of the top things a local host can help you discover about Colombia

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Guidelines to the best restaurants in Colombia

Colombian flavors are conquering the world. Each day more and more local chefs and restaurants are being recognized for their uniqueness and their interest in bringing local cuisine to another level. 

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3 child-friendly destinations in Colombia

Colombia tourist attractions are diverse and suitable for every type of traveler. But, where do we recommend you to go if you are traveling with little kids?

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4 Must See Places In Bogota

Bogota is the leading destination many tourists think about when they purchase Colombia tour packages. This is because Bogota, the capital city, is one of the most beautiful, largest, and ...

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Colombian Islands to Visit – Our Top 5

Colombia has a good number of islands. It is the only country in Latin America that has a coastline on the Caribbean and the Pacific. In this article we want to tell you about the top 5 Colombian Islands.

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Start to learn Spanish in Colombia: useful keywords and phrases

Colombia is recognized as one of the favorite tourist destinations to learn Spanish in the world. According to experts in linguistics, the Colombian accent facilitates the learning of Spanish better than other accents

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Living in Colombia? Check out these useful tips

Colombia is an incredible country, which has become a popular tourist destination for people from all around the world. Not only is it a very interesting destination to go on vacation to, but also to live in.

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Tatacoa Desert: Top 5 places to visit.

Colombia is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world. It is home to the most paradisiacal beaches on the Caribbean, mangroves on the Pacific, and one of the most incredible places: the Tatacoa Desert.

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Regions of Colombia: 6 natural treasures to visit

Colombia is such a diverse country, both geographically and culturally; the options for travel and recreation are endless. You can also get to know this amazing country by touring the best cities in each region.

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Is Colombia Safe to Travel Around?

It is hard to believe that Colombia still has a terrible image. This is due to a history in drug trafficking, violence and corruption. In reality, however, traveling around the country in recent years looks nothing like it did

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What To Do in Colombia When Traveling With Children

Colombia is no longer one of the best-kept secrets in the world. Travelers of all ages, nature lovers, business people and families are visiting this South American country.

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Colombia’s most Instagramable Places

For many travellers, sharing their travel experiences is almost as important as to live them. In this post I am going to share with you Colombia’s most “Instagramable” places.  

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Follow This 3-day Itinerary Of What To Do In Cartagena.

On the shores of the Colombian Caribbean coast, full of history and colonial buildings, is the colorful Cartagena. It is one of the best places to visit in Colombia and one of Colombia’s main tourist destinations.

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Best Things To Do In Bogota With A Tour.

Bogota is a lively city. It is huge and worth exploring. There is so much to do and see, that we recommend booking at least one tour to make the most of your time there.

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Top 5 things To Do in Popayan

When you are planning your trip to Colombia, suddenly cities like Cartagena, Medellin and Bucaramanga pop into your head. We’d like to invite you to think of other cities...

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Important Colombian Traditions You Should Know About

One of the main reasons why traveling is a unique experience, is because you have the possibility to explore and experience the different customs of each destination you go.

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Do You Know The Major Cities In Colombia? Take The Test.

Colombia is a territory of big cities, where Bogotá, Medellín and Cali stand out as the three main capitals. Also, this is where the greatest amount of population, industries, commerce and multiple tourism ...

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In Case You Are Wondering What Colombia Is Known For.

Colombia is quickly becoming a trending destination for many types of travelers. From the Caribbean’s beaches to the impressive Andes Mountains, to the magical Amazon Rainforest to historic, colonial cities.

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Five Main Celebrations and Holidays in Colombia.

Colombia is passion, color and celebration. Throughout the year and in every corner of the country there are various carnivals, fairs and festivals in which the joy and the cultural and artistic expressions ...

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Best Time to Visit Colombia & Activities for Each Season of the Year

In general terms, Colombia is a destination that is pleasant throughout the whole year. Many destinations within the country enjoy a tropical climate thanks to Colombia´s proximity to the equator.

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How to build your Colombia Vacation in 8 steps

Going on holidays to Colombia is a thrilling experience. However, for this experience to be a successful and memorable one, a lot of preparation needs to be done.

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Sightseeing and things to do in Colombia that you cannot miss

Colombia is an incredibly beautiful country. The landscapes are impressive and there are so many different places to be discovered. It is not easy to decide where to go.

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A Colombia tourism guide from an expert

Viva Colombia! Your flights to Colombia are booked and your trip is getting closer. This means it is time to start thinking about the more practical things

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Tips About El Dorado International Airport Of Bogota

In an average trip to Colombia, travelers visit El Dorado International airport around 3 to 4 times. Here is everything you need to know about this airport.

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Best Places to Visit in Colombia for First Timers

Are you coming to Colombia for the first time? These are the best places to visit in Colombia. Discover Cartagena, the Coffee Zone, Tayrona and Bogota.

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Practical Guide for Attending a Football Match in Colombia

Going to a football match in Colombia can be one of the most exciting experiences for travelers. In this guide, I will tell you everything you need to know so you can go to a local match in your Colombia itinerary.

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What food to try on your trip to Colombia

Colombian food is as diverse as its flora and fauna. Being one of the most bio-diverse countries in the world, there is not so much of a national dish as a range of regional specialties.

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Best Places to Eat and Drink in El Dorado Airport of Bogota

Having to spend some time in Bogota's El Dorado Airport? Take advantage of our recommendations and discover its best places to eat and drink. Check them here

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The 10 Most Amazing Animals to Spot in Colombia

Are you a wildlife enthusiast and planning a trip to Colombia? Discover the 10 most amazing animals in Colombia you can easily spot during your trip.

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3 Best Travel Destinations for City Lovers

Colombia is a country that offers a wide range of attractions to every type of traveller. It is home to some vibrant and interesting cities. In this post I am going tell you which are the best cities to visit on your trip.

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Bogota’s Transport System for Tourists

Almost all travellers to Colombia visit Bogota in their itinerary. In this post I am going to give you an overview of how Bogota’s transport system works and what are your options for moving around the city.

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The 3 Most Special Hotels in Colombia

Colombia boasts a huge variety of travel destinations and you will be able to find some special accommodation options. In this post, I will share my top 3 of the most special hotels in Colombia.

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6 Interesting Facts About Colombia You (probably) Didn’t Know

I am pretty sure that by now most people have heard of a magical country called Colombia. However, in this post we are going to tell you 6 interesting facts about Colombia that you probably didn’t know before.

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Top 5 Romantic Destinations for your Colombia Tour Package

Travelling in Colombia in a very comfortable way, ideal for celebrating special romantic events is surprisingly cheap if you compare it with most other countries in the region.

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Discovering remote Tourist Attractions: Guaviare

Thanks to the recent peace agreement, many places that were no-go zones before, have suddenly become safe. One of these destinations is Guaviare. This article will tell you everything about this place!

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Colombia tourist attractions: The Best 5 Hiking Spots

Hiking in Colombia   Without a doubt, Colombia is one of the best countries in the world for hiking. Its varied topography, terrains, and ecosystems create amazing trekking opportunities.  

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Going to a Football Match in Colombia

Going to a football match in Colombia can be one of the most exciting experiences for all sort of travelers. In this guide, I will tell how to choose what match you should include in your Colombia itinerary.

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Best 5 Short Hikes in Colombia

Colombia is one of the best travel destinations in the world for hikers. Thanks to its privileged geographical location and topography, this country offers some of the best trekking possibilities in the entire world.

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Colombia vacation spots: 3 Best Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve

Are you planning on visiting Colombia during the New Year´s Eve period and you don´t know what to do? In this post, I will tell you the top 3 places to celebrate the end of the year in the country.

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Best 8 Adventures for your Colombia itinerary

Are you an adventurous traveler who is planning a trip to Colombia? If yes, this post is ideal for you. I will help you out by giving you my top 8 adventurous activities in Colombia.

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Top 3 Colombia vacation spots to visit Indigenous Tribes

One of the most fascinating and intriguing parts of visiting a foreign country is the possibility of learning about a different culture from up-close.

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Casanare: One of the Best Places to Visit in Colombia

Casanare is one of the most wonderful places to visit in Colombia. Discover why this destination will amaze you with its incredible wildlife, authenticity and local traditions.

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4 Reasons why you should include San Agustin in your Colombia Vacation Package

San Agustin is a small city located in the south of Colombia at an altitude of 1730 meters above sea level with very pleasant temperatures of around 20 degrees Celsius. Its population is around 33.000 inhabitants.

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Best 5 destinations for your trip to Colombia in March 2020

In order to help you out with your planning process, I am going to give you my top 5 destinations you should include in your Colombia itinerary if you are planning on coming to Colombia in March 2020.

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6 reasons to Visit the Eje Cafetero

This post will tell you why you should include in your Colombia Vacation Package a destination that never fails to surprise tourists: The Eje Cafetero (also called Coffee Zone).

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5 Reasons to Include Medellin in your Colombia Vacation Package

Medellin: the second biggest city in Colombia, located in a gorgeous valley in the center of the country. A city that has come back alive with full strength after decades of violence.

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Best Colombia Vacation Spots for Beach Lovers

Colombia´s beaches are great places to relax, enjoy sunsets and do some wildlife watching. The following are my top 5 of Colombia vacation spots for beach lovers

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Best Colombia Itinerary for Culture and Architecture Lovers

Colombia is a fantastic destination for culture and architecture lovers. Every city and town offer a wide range of attractions and sights that will make tourists fall in love with this country.

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Colombia Tourist Attractions for Nature Lovers

One of the main reasons people come to Colombia, is to experience its amazing nature. This is not surprising as the Colombia Tourist Attractions for nature lovers are incredibly beautiful and available all year-round.

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Discover Colombia in 2 weeks

When time is so short to travel to a new country, it is essential to have a very well-planned itinerary and to book in advance. It is the only effective way to get the best out of your two weeks.

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Tips to Prepare your Trip to Colombia

Travelling to Colombia soon? Check out this list of essential tips and advises to help you prepare for an unforgetable trip to Colombia. Learn more

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Your Colombia Travel Itinerary with Lulo Colombia Travel

Lulo Colombia is a travel agency specialized in Colombia tour packages. Our commitment to our clients is to offer customized and tailor-made itineraries so they can visit and get to know our wonderful country.

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Visit Colombia South America: the perfect travel destination for you.

If you are looking for a new place that is exciting, exotic and beautiful for your next vacations, you are in the right place. Visit Colombia and have the best holidays of your life.

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Travel Blog: visiting Ciudad Perdida during New Year´s Eve.

Read about Lulo Colombia Travel experiencing a traditional New Year´s Eve surrounded by the ruines of Ciudad Perdida! Not the typical New Year´s Eve celebration as you would imagine.

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Travel Blog: Lulo Colombia´s travels of July!

For us at Lulo Colombia it is important to keep traveling as well. Colombia is out there, not in our offices. Read here about our trips in July and get inspired for your own Colombia trip.

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Travel Blog: Lulo Colombia discovering the plains of Casanare.

At Lulo Colombia Travel we finally were given the opportunity of discovering Casanare. An absolute birding and wildlife paradise in the flat lands of Colombia. Allow yourself to be blown away.

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Travel Blog: The reappraisal of Medellin

The famous British news agency The Guardian, states that Medellin became over the years one of the most desirable travel destinations in the world. This city is shaking off its reputation and becoming hot!

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Travel Blog: Bogotá and the Art of Graffiti

Bogotá, tourists´ new favorite hub to discover a colorful and dynamic street art scene. Can graffiti be considered as art? If you ask people who recently visited Bogotá then the answer will definitely be ´yes´

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Travel Blog: La Guajira: Colombia’s Caribbean desert

La Guajira, a stunning desert located all the way in the north of Colombia and right next to the Caribbean Sea, is a new attraction for foreign visitors according to CNN. Read more here!

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Travel Blog: Colombia #2 Top Place to Travel in 2016

Great news! Colombia is the number 2 top place to travel in the world in 2016 according to Rough Guides. Don´t stay behind and start organizing your trip to Colombia before the big masses do.

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