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The 2 Best Places for Amazing Hotel Deals in South America -- SAHIC Travel Secrets

Mark Chesnut | Posted 10.03.2016 | Travel
Mark Chesnut

If you're looking for amazing hotel deals and discounts in South America, there are two countries in particular that hotel industry insiders know offer the best deals right now.

What Miss Universe Wants You To Know About Colombia

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.30.2015 | Latino Voices

Although the violent drug war in Colombia has dominated the headlines for years, newly-crowned Miss Universe Paulina Vega said there’s more to her h...

This Is Colombia: A Caribbean Coast Adventure

Lina Eroh | Posted 12.14.2014 | Travel
Lina Eroh

The word "Colombia" doesn't exactly bring to mind colonial buildings dripping in bougainvillea or snow white beaches lapped by turquoise water.

Off The Beaten Path Travel In Cabo De La Vela, Colombia

Joanna Riquett | Posted 09.18.2014 | Travel
Joanna Riquett

This is a place where you can enjoy sitting in front of a perfectly calmed turquoise beach, swimming in cool water, hiking small hills, watching perfect sunrises and sunsets, discovering hidden beaches and mixing with the friendly locals.

This. Is. EPIC.

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 08.25.2014 | Travel

Sometimes, it's best to take the stairs. Such is the case at El Peñon de Guatape, a monolithic, 10-million-ton rock in the Colombian backwoods. Af...

Falling for Maine

Greig Lamont | Posted 10.23.2013 | Travel
Greig Lamont

When it comes to tourist-grabbing slogans, U.S. states are no different to their macroterritorial relatives. These regional units offer a veritable smorgasbord of catchphrases ranging through the good, the bad and the ugly, all the way to the downright crap.

Top 10 Destinations for an Endless Summer in Autumn

minube | Posted 10.23.2013 | Travel

Although the local leaves are turning colors, summer is still in full swing a bit further south and there's still a chance to take that last-minute summer getaway. From the incredible reefs of Honduras to hidden beaches in Brazil, here are the top 10 destinations for an endless summer.

5 Must-Do Colombian Experiences (VIDEOS)

Courtney Scott | Posted 12.11.2013 | Travel
Courtney Scott

For decades, authors, artists and filmmakers have used Colombia as a muse for masterpieces: works of art like Botero's 'Horse' and Gabriel García Márquez's Love in the Time of Cholera. Today, a new influx of travelers is getting to experience the magical realism that is Colombia

10 Hidden Islands You've Never Heard of

SmarterTravel | Posted 08.28.2013 | Travel

Go ahead and become a castaway for a day or two. Here are 10 secret places -- from the mysterious North Atlantic to the warm waters of the Indian Ocean -- where you can completely surrender to island time.

A Beginner's Guide to Visiting Medellín

Jeff Thelen | Posted 09.30.2013 | Travel
Jeff Thelen

Medellín, Colombia, once one of the most dangerous cities on Earth, was named Innovative City of the Year in 2013. With great weather, great restaurants, tons of art/culture and amazing nightlife, it should be on any curious traveler's bucket list.

Bogota: Colombia's Capital for Cuisine and Cocktails

Jeff Thelen | Posted 07.06.2013 | Travel
Jeff Thelen

With all the new attention Colombia's been getting, I'm finding myself overwhelmed with trying to keep up with all the requests of friends -- and friends of friends -- for local insights into Bogota's vibrant restaurant and nightlife scene.

LOOK: 21 Reasons Why Colombia Is Twice As Happy As The Rest Of The World

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 01.17.2013 | Latino Voices

By the end of 2012, Colombia was crowned the happiest country in the world. But why exactly are Colombians so happy? A poll by WIN/Gallup Internati...

EXCLUSIVE: Travel Channel Host's Near Death Experience

Posted 11.20.2012 | Travel

Todd Carmichael, the host of the Travel Channel series "Dangerous Grounds" (Tuesday 9 pm ET), had a near death experience entirely in keeping with his...

Colombia's 'Primitive' Paintings Worth a Second Look

Elyssa Pachico | Posted 12.12.2012 | Arts
Elyssa Pachico

It's possible that the kind of naif art produced by Jairo will continue to find a home in some of Latin America's most elite museums and galleries. Still, this is anything but high art.

PHOTOS: A Coffee-Lover's Trip To Colombia

Dan Streetman | Posted 09.26.2012 | Travel
Dan Streetman

When visiting a city of eight million, one probably expects the hustle, bustle and density of New York. It may also be fair to expect a lot of modern influence, but this is not the case in Bogota, Colombia. The nation's Distrito Federal may be the world's largest sprawling village with a unique colonial charm -- not just in the architecture but in the culture as well.

Spilling The Beans On Colombia's Coffee Triangle

Robert Schrader | Posted 07.18.2012 | Travel
Robert Schrader

The so-called "coffee triangle" is higher in elevation and cooler in climate than must of the rest of Colombia.

Colombia's Wild East, The Guajira Desert

Richard McColl | Posted 07.12.2012 | Travel
Richard McColl

The desert is caked on our windscreen and I can make out the obstacle in front. It looks like a bike security chain, fastened in the middle with a padlock and strung between two cacti.

Inside Colombia's Incredible Salt Cathedral (PHOTOS)

Robert Schrader | Posted 07.04.2012 | Travel
Robert Schrader

Located approximately an hour north of Bogotá via bus, private car or tourist train, the Salt Cathedral is the centerpiece of a halite mine that has been active since the 5th century B.C.

PHOTOS: Carnival In Barranquilla, Colombia

Judith Fein | Posted 05.22.2012 | Travel
Judith Fein

I laughed, I got caught up in the action and I forgot about my fears. That's the magic of Carnival.

Spring Break Colombia: Easier Than You Think

Oasis Collections | Posted 04.24.2012 | Travel
Oasis Collections

Looking to travel to an off-the-beaten-path Spring Break destination this year? The combination of gorgeous landscapes, friendly people, delicious food, warm days and breezy nights, make Colombia our pick for Spring Break 2012.

Colombia: Lento Y Fuerte

Lloyd Rundle | Posted 10.14.2011 | Travel
Lloyd Rundle

Life in Colombia is a marriage of heaven and hell that creeps up on you before you know it.

In Colombia, In Search Of Pablo Escobar

Posted 11.13.2011 | Travel

A Colombian tourism company has launched an itinerary that takes visitors to Pablo Escobar's home near downtown Medellin, the safe house where he made...