Medellín

Medellín – the city of eternal spring – is a modern jewel of a city from the outskirts that lap the sides of the valley inwards towards the sparkle of the bustling centre where everything moves a little faster. Feisty and charming, paisas are the lifeblood of the city and are proud of its recent …

Bogotá

Bogotá is an imperious urban sprawl, and although it is lacking the bursts of colour that flow through the rest of the country, it pulls you in nevertheless and wills you to be impressed. A feverish energy can be identified as you negotiate the oft-chaotic streets, and a notable lull can be found as you …

Cartagena

Turn a corner in Cartagena and you could feasibly have gone back in time. History oozes from the vibrant façades that line the magical streets of Colombia’s most beautiful and historically important city, the veins that trace through the city that is so alive it is almost breathing with life itself. Old and new are …

Dalat

Up in the luscious mountainous terrain as you diverge further from the coast a sparkling town provides an escape from coastal Vietnamese scenery and ambience. The vibe in Dalat is as cool as the damp misty air that courses through its quaint streets. The French colonial roots are anything but forgotten and the result is …

Hoi An

Tranquility and energy are both transmitted in equal measures by this twinkling historic city. Its tradition in fabric has lived on and provides a charming spine to the tourism industry as Vietnam becomes more accessible to the rest of the world. Competition only serves to keep the quality of the product high and the workers …