Twice the size of France, and with a diversity of landscapes and cultures that would be hard to find even in countries five times its size, Colombia should by all rights be one of the world's top travel destinations.
Popular destinations: Bogotá, Medellín and Cartagena
The Costa Norte is a region in northern Colombia. One of the best ways to see the southernmost Caribbean islands or surrounding South American islands is via a cruise.
Popular destinations: Cartagena, Santa Marta and Taganga
Amazonia is the southernmost region of Colombia, blanketed by the green sea of trees spanning over 400,000 square kilometers—well more than a third of the country.
Popular destinations: Leticia, Puerto Nariño and Mocoa