Chris Bell is a British travel writer and blogger who can usually be found adventuring off-the-beaten-track through Colombia as the editor of the Colombia Travel Blog. He has lived in Colombia for four years and explored 30 of the country’s 32 departments. He speaks fluent Spanish and has been traveling in South America since a six-month backpacking trip at age 19. That trip through Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina and Brazil cemented his love for the continent. He then moved to Venezuela for a year and finally ended up in Colombia, a country he is now proud to call home.
Colombia contains a wealth of pre-Hispanic treasures. Trek through to the Lost City, explore underground tombs in Tierradentro, or see the golden figures of the Museo del Oro.
Visit Colombia's wild Pacific coast for untamed jungles and undiscovered beaches. Chris Bell shares his tips to experience this incredible destination.
Colombia is a much-misunderstood country. With a complex political history and diverse geography, our local insider Chris Bell shares his tips to help you avoid any awkward misunderstandings.
Dance in the ‘salsa capital of the world’, attend one of these festivals, explore San Antonio, and see Cali's best monuments.