Consulting a Colombia travel blog is a great way to get inspired and find resourceful information about Colombia.
They give lots of travel tips about the latest Colombian destinations and how to improve your Colombia Itinerary.
It’s actually a lot better than all the guidebooks written by Lonely Planet, Guide du Routard or Moon.
However, you shouldn’t rely on just one website – Except ours 😀.
- Data are maybe outdated
- Your tastes can be different from the writer
To help you out in your research of information, I’ve listed my favorite Colombia travel blog.
Tomplanmytrip: Colombia travel blog to build your itinerary
Yes, Tomplanmytrip is our travel website. We fell in love with Colombia 4 years ago and we quickly realized the lack of information about this country – Although nowadays things are improving.
We aim to help travelers to create different Colombia itineraries. We don’t want our readers to follow the same paths. Colombia is a vast country and possibilities are endless. Moreover, we try to convince travelers to slow down. For us, experiences are better than selfies.
We built our Colombia travel blog in a way that makes it easy for you to organize your trip.
- Destination: We split Colombia into 12 regions. Each region gathers lots of travel tips and our favorite places in this area. Like here.
- In addition, all our Colombian places have a short explanation about where to stay, what to do, and our best recommendations.
- Map: Get access to our different travel guides through our interactive Map.
- Itinerary: We offer to plan your trip to Colombia so you don’t need to worry about anything. I’m sure you will find something.
- Plan your trip: It regroups all our best Colombia travel tips about the country in general: Safety, weather, backpacking tips. Read it before leaving!
- Our travel tools: We wrote 19 Free lessons to help you to create your itinerary and a travel ebook about Colombia.
Read more: How to create a Colombia itinerary
Colombia Insider: Experiences and Activities
Colombia Insider is our travel service to create Colombia itineraries from scratch. Moreover, you can get a lot of resourceful information without paying for our services!
Use the filter on our page “experience” to find all the activities you can do in a place.
Travelgrafia: Colombia travel blog in Spanish and English
I love the post written by Travelgrafia. They find interesting topics like “Best glamping”, “Best pictures of Colombia in 2019” and they write about unknown places. Moreover, they always use amazing pictures!
They wrote in Spanish and English.
Chipviajero: Colombia travel guide for shoestring budgets
Jonathan and Lizeth have been in many places in Colombia. They write practical travel guides to help travelers to get in each destination without spending too much money.
Find also lots of information about hotels & restaurants.
The Unconventional route: Medellin & Pacific coast
Chris and Kim is an adorable Canadian couple who lived for 6 months in Colombia.
Like many other long-term travelers, they don’t want to be like everyone else and get the be-an-adult-and-work-and-die life. They are always looking for new experiences and off the beaten path activities. You will find a lot of good articles about hikes around Medellin and the Pacific coast.
Their website is clear and I’m a big fan of their writing style.
Website: The unconventional route
Along dusty roads: Travel blog with gorgeous pictures
Andrew and Emily sold everything to live from their passion: travels & Photographies. After 2 years in South America, they began to become famous and make a living from their website.
They liked Colombia so much that they’ve decided to travel there a 2nd time.
They always try to keep their content updated and their pictures are fantastic. It’s a great Colombia travel blog to be inspired for your next trip.
Website: Along dusty roads
Mon voyage en Colombie: Colombia travel blog in French
Samuel and Angelica are a friendly French-Colombian couple who, like us, helps travelers to plan their trip to Colombia. They advocate tourism sustainable and write about local travel agencies. Moreover, articles are always updates thanks to their many contacts in the country.
This travel blog is only about Colombia and you’ll find plenty of useful information. Learn French or use Google Translate :D.
Website: Mon voyage en Colombie
Medellin Guru: All you need to know about Medellin
Jeff and other fellows travel writers give lots of amazing travel tips about the city of eternal spring.
Through this Colombia travel blog about Medellin, learn about the best restaurants, bars and day trips. Moreover, Jeff helps every year tens of new expats to settle in Medellin. You will find resourceful information about retirement and relocation tips.
Website: Medellin Guru
Cartagena Explorer: All you need to know about Cartagena
Adam has been living in Cartagena since 2012 and he won’t leave any time soon. He loves sharing about his travel adventures in the Walled City. Don’t hesitate to read his Colombia travel guide before coming to Cartagena.
Website: Cartagena Explorer
Cali Adventure: All you need to know about Cali
Patrick is one of the owners of Lifeafar – they provide furnished apartments – and he lives in Cali.
I love Cali, and I’m surprised to see how many travelers don’t even consider to add it to their Colombia itinerary.
Thanks to Patrick, you will know all the Cali’s hidden gems.
Website: Cali adventurer
Bogotastic: Colombia travel blog about Bogota
Jade is an expat who describes Colombia the way she sees it. There is no happy ending and bull-shitting. She loves writing about her cultural experiences and give tips to help other travelers to settle in Colombia.
Through her Colombia travel blog, find out many trip ideas to explore the region around Bogota!
Flavors of Bogota: Coffee and food
Karen is a joyful coffee expert who is in love with Colombia. Through her blog, she gives lots of tips about food and coffee! She even published a book about it!
Her writing style is smooth and you will devour her articles.
Ps: Don’t hesitate to book her tours to decide how you like your coffee.
Website: Flavors of Bogota
Colombia Calling Radio: Podcast
Everything in Colombia is complex… history, politics, food, safety, social marginalization…
Fortunately, the Anglo Canadian Richard McColl clarifies many interesting topics with its podcasts. Don’t hesitate to download them so you can listen to them while driving to your job. It’s ideal to improve your knowledge of Colombia.
Website: Richard McColl
How to Bogota: Expat Blog for the capital
Naomi is a freelance content marketing writer who came to Colombia for love. Bogota is huge and can be quite overwhelming. You need to understand it to start liking it.
Naomi helps you out with this.
Her blog is perfect for people who want to explore or settle in the capital.
Website: How to Bogota
Coffee Axis Travel: Coffee region
Erin has been living and working in Colombia since 2012, in Caldas, one of the 3 departments in the coffee region.
She tells the story of life and travels in Colombia through creativity, open-minded philosophies and an artistic approach to blogging.
Recently, she also owns another travel website called Open mind travelers.
Website: Coffee Axis Travel
Desk to Dirt Bag: Backpackers in Colombia
Ryan explains to his readers how to travel cheaper, live better, and embrace the “buy less, do more” mantra.
He lived in Medellin and stayed over three years in total, traveling everywhere with its truck. As you can understand, Ryan knows Colombia pretty well.
Read his blog to explore Colombia on a shoestring budget.
Laidback trip: Colombia stories & travel tips
Lucie and Martin wrote some awesome and recent articles about Colombia. They always put a lot of effort to create practical travel guides about their travel adventure. Besides, they take amazing pictures!
Check out their website to find some inspirations and recommendations.
Website: Laidback trip
Bonus: Youtube Channels about Colombia
- Sam is an adventurer and a businessman who fell in love with Colombia. Explore the country on his motorbike!
- Zack is a funny guy who loves doing pranks and creates entertaining videos.
- Veni, Qué hay pa’ hacer create awesome travel guide videos to discover off the beaten places. In Spanish.
Our favorite Colombia places
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