Short Trip from Bogotá: Parque Chicaque

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01 February 2017

Short Trip from Bogotá: Parque Chicaque

A previous day trip to Parque Chicaque near Bogotá, Colombia left me craving more of its natural beauty. So instead of just spending a few hours in the lush cloud forest to the south of Bogotá, I decided to spend the night in the park to enjoy its full glory.

Interesting Tidbits About Colombian Culture

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25 January 2017

Interesting Tidbits About Colombian Culture

It’s difficult to describe the culture of an entire country. No one wants to be pigeonholed based on their nationality or the butt of some tired stereotype. This post about culture in Colombia isn’t meant to overgeneralize a population of very different people. Instead, I’m going to share my cultural observations based on living in Colombia as a foreigner.

4 Colombian Destinations to Visit for Easter

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18 January 2017

4 Colombian Destinations to Visit for Easter

If you’re looking to take part in some good old’ fashioned egg hunting for Easter, Colombia probably isn’t your spot. But if you want to experience culture and traditional activities during an important religious holiday, then you should spend Easter in Colombia.

Why Colombia will be an interesting destination for British tourists

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16 January 2017

Why Colombia will be an interesting destination for British tourists

Thanks to Colombia's peace treaty, and various travel companies such as Lonely Planet recommending the country as a destination for 2017, over the past two years Colombia has seen a 16% increase in the number of tourists visiting the country (and the number of tourists is set to increase further over the next few years). Colombia is an ideal destination for British travellers to visit in 2017: the landscapes, food, people, exchange rate and the variety of activities on offer means that it has something for everyone.

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