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TRAVEL GUIDE: COLOMBIA


Often associated with danger and drugs, Colombia is coming to be synonymous with renewal. With its cities blossoming with modern buildings and safety-improving measures; its political scene making educational, economic and social strides; and its verdant countryside as magnificent as ever, things are looking up for Colombia. For savvy travelers with common sense, it's a destination that's ripe for discovery.

Bogotá's central plaza

BUSINESS TRAVEL GUIDE:
Bogotá

Though today Eldorado is only the name of the airport, and any gold in Bogotá is purely the result of hard work and commercial or industrial activity, there are still plenty of rich experiences to be had in Colombia's capital, which remains the country's financial and economic hub.


STAYING IN
Colombia
Accommodations
Do you want to stroll through La Candelaria or ride the Medellin Metrocable? Perhaps you plan to conquer the rapids in San Gil or go diving in San Andres. Whatever draws you to Columbia, find the best hotels in any region with these ratings, reviews and room photos.

Get some R&R at Hotel Capilla del Mar in Cartagena, Colombia


One of Cartagena's major draws is its architecture

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72 Hours in Cartagena

With its impressive history, Caribbean flavor and nearby natural attractions, it’s easy to see why Cartagena continues to be Colombia’s most active tourist spot. Explore the charming colonial area that was once the target of pirate attacks and is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


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Medellin

Colombia's most prosperous city, Medellin is also the country's industrial hub and intellectual epicenter. With its idyllic climate, numerous festivals and growing core of state-of-the-art skyscrapers and business centers, Medellin is an international trade hotbed that's only getting hotter.

San Ignacio Building, University of Antioqua in Medellin



Map of Colombia

For more information, visit the official guide to Colombia Travel at www.colombia.travel

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