The Land of a Thousand Rhythms: Discovering Colombian Music

I admit my knowledge of Colombian music is limited – Shakira anyone? But, not long ago I found myself reading one of those Pitchfork-type-exposés on the up-and-coming music scene in Bogotá. I’ll put it on my to do list I thought, as it would be a surefire way to out-maneuver the Father John Misty reference […]

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Medellin in Translation with Project Cordillera

This Wednesday, July 26th at 6:30pm the Project Cordillera team will be presenting at Medellin in Translation. Medellin in translation is a space where language is lived through the stories of people. Our team will give a short presentation about the sustainable mountain adventures we are introducing in Colombia, the impact work we’ve been focusing on, […]

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Toxicomano Callejero

Wall and Piece: Colombia

Imagine a city where graffiti wasn’t illegal, a city where everybody could draw whatever they liked. Where every street was awash with a million colors and little phrases. Where standing at a bus stop was never boring. A city that felt like a party where everyone was invited, not just the estate agents and barons […]

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Travel trends

Sustainable Tourism and Travel Technology | 2017 Travel Trends

The Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) recently published its 5 key travel trends and destinations for 2017, and the insights are great. From microadventures to the Azores and sustainable tourism, the report contains some useful information. Here at Project Cordillera we are especially keen on the trends n°4: Travel Technology, and n°5: Sustainable Tourism. Sustainable […]

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Hola Colombia! Interesting Facts to Know

Viva Colombia! Colombia is fast on its way to becoming a “must see” as a traveler. 10 years ago Colombia had about 900,000 visitors – last year they had almost 3 million! Colombia has it all: some of the most picturesque old traditional towns, stunning landscapes, beautiful beaches, breath-taking nature and warm, welcoming people. SPELL IT […]

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How to Pack Like a Pro

We’ve spent a lot of time living out of backpacks while trekking through back-country forests and wandering around cities. That translates to a lot of time and plenty of, sometimes frustrating, experiences understanding the necessities for a perfect trip. It’s taken us years to find our favorite items and pack like pros. So, whether you’re […]

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Nevado del Tolima

Bienvenidos a Colombia | Project Cordillera Launches in Colombia

Bienvenidos a Colombia! It seems like only moments ago that I wrote about the Evolution of Project Cordillera back in January 2016… Oh, how the time flies when you’re having fun! Over a year later, the progress we’ve made continues to snowball. We have more Partners, more opportunities, more people joining our community and more […]

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Colombia: Geography, History and Culture

Colombia is an unforgettable land of music, coffee, friendships, diversity and stunning landscapes. It’s not to be missed. While what you will find below is not comprehensive, but it is a good start for beginning to understand the country you are about to visit. If you need more Colombia travel information, be sure to look […]

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Jonas on Punta Union

Thin Air and a Steep Ascent: Santa Cruz Trek

Huaraz – starting point of several our expeditions to the Cordillera Blanca – is the capital of the Ancash region of Peru and my starting point for the Santa Cruz Trek. Unfortunately, back then I didn’t know about Project Cordillera and, in fact, I didn’t know a whole lot about trekking either. I was reading […]

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Development Officer | Medellin, Colombia

Project Cordillera: A Fast Growing Travel Startup and Social Enterprise 32 Hour role based in our office in Medellin, Colombia Project Cordillera, a travel startup and social enterprise, seeks excellent candidates for a Development Officer and Communication Officer role, both based in Medellin, Colombia. The paid internship covers living costs, training, a mentorship and support […]

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