Global Big Day: Colombia’s Biggest Birding Day of the Year

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25 April 2018

Global Big Day: Colombia’s Biggest Birding Day of the Year

Birding is a truly global passion. On any given day in countries all over the world, you can find groups of eager people in the countryside, city parks, and even on their own balconies in the heart of huge cities, clutching binoculars and cameras, looking for birds. It’s somehow fitting that birds, masters of flight that they are, should bring people together from all across our planet. There’s also one day of the year when global birders come together to see how many species of birds they can collectively see in the whole world and that day is known as Global Big Day.

Once Dangerous Colombian Destinations Now Safe for Tourists

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18 April 2018

Once Dangerous Colombian Destinations Now Safe for Tourists

Huge swathes of Colombia were once no-go zones for travellers and Colombian people as well. Most of the departments in Amazonas and Orinoquía were practically off-limits, as were many parts of the south and west. Although there are still some remote destinations in Colombia to avoid, the good news is much of the country is now opening up to tourism in the wake of a peace accord and Colombia’s improved safety. Here are some once dangerous destinations that tourists can now visit during a holiday in Colombia

Using Your Cell Phone in Colombia: Phone Carriers and Plans

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11 April 2018

Using Your Cell Phone in Colombia: Phone Carriers and Plans

Traveling to Colombia doesn’t mean you have to disconnect from the rest of the world. In fact, having access to a working phone and internet during your trip to Colombia can be immensely helpful while trying to find things to do in Colombia, great restaurants or if you get lost. Luckily, you have plenty of internet companies in Colombia that will help you stay connect during your holiday.

Through Expat Eyes: 5 First Impressions of Bogotá, Colombia

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04 April 2018

Through Expat Eyes: 5 First Impressions of Bogotá, Colombia

Possibly the least patriotic Colombian in existence happened to be my neighbour on the 11-hour flight from blustery London to Bogotá, Colombia. Vocal as she was in her concerns for me, the excited butterflies in my stomach quickly gave way to anxious nausea by the time we landed. Two months on, my stomach feels healthy as can be and instead, the more I settle into this fantastic city, the more entertaining it is to look back at these first impressions of Bogotá, Colombia: 

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