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Top 8 Sunny Destinations Open For American Tourists This Winter

It’s fair to say that as far as travel goes, summer didn’t really live up to its expectations, courtesy of Delta-inspired restrictions around the world. However, entry restrictions seem to be easing just in time the winter travel season, when Americans will be desperate to get in the air once more and soak up some …

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Is Medellin Safe To Visit? Top 9 Things Travelers Need To Know

Colombia recently became one of only 4 countries in the world to drop all Covid-19 related entry requirements which has digital nomads and backpackers flooding back to Medellin. While the city of eternal spring and affordable living is attracting many travelers, new safety concerns have emerged as tourism restarts. We recently spent a month on …

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Top 10 Places to Visit in Colombia

Colombia is a country of contrasts, from bustling cities to colonial villages, with spectacular attractions in between. If you’re planning a trip to this South American country, here are the ten best places you simply cannot miss. Cartagena Cartagena is a captivating city, the crown jewel of its Caribbean coast, and once you reach this …

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5 Reasons Why Travelers Should Visit Medellin, Colombia

Medellin has undergone a transformation over the last fifteen years that has made it one of the most modern cities in Colombia. The city has become a lot safer; there is an impeccable metro and cable car system, parks, current and historic buildings, libraries, and restaurants. This is a cosmopolitan and vibrant city that has …

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Colombia Drops Testing Requirement And Reopens To All Travelers Without Restrictions

Colombia has become one of only 6 countries in the world to fully reopen for all tourists without testing or quarantine. This applies to both vaccinated and non-vaccinated travelers. Minister of Health, Fernando Ruiz Gómez made the announcement Thursday stating that the PCR test requirement would be dropped effective immediately. Prior to the announcement, all …

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Colombia Clarifies PCR Testing Requirement For Travelers

News reports and rumors of the PCR test requirement coming back, just one month after Colombia removed the entry rule, have now been officially refuted by the Ministry of Health. Fernando Ruiz Gómez, Colombia’s Minister of Health, has confirmed that travelers can still enter Colombia without bringing a negative PCR test with them, despite the …

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Colombia Removes PCR Test Requirement For Tourists

Effective November 4, 2020, the government of Colombia has removed the PCR testing requirement for entry into the country. Previously, all arrivals (both foreigners and nationals returning home) were required to show proof of a negative PCR test, taken no longer than 96 hours prior to arrival into Colombia. As of November 4th, that requirement …

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Colombia Officially Reopening Borders For Tourism on Sept 21

Colombia officially reopened its borders for international tourism on September 21, 2020. Colombia’s airports reopened on the 21st, initially connecting the nation with the USA, Ecuador, Mexico, Bolivia, Brazil, Dominican Republic and Guatemala, as announced by the Ministry of Transportation. Bogota cityscape of big buildings and mountains On September 11, we published an article called …

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Moving to Medellin – expat daily life, culture shock and what to expect

Medellin is a gem tucked in a valley of Colombia, known for being the city of eternal spring. The beautiful weather, rich culture, and surprisingly advanced city are more than enough to attract expats from around the world to live there. Medellin is a city that no matter how much you research about it, there’s …

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