Uncover Colombia: 5-minute Street Interview with a Traveller

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01 December 2014

Uncover Colombia: 5-minute Street Interview with a Traveller

We met Geoff Birchenall, an English traveller in La Candelaria, Downtown Bogota where he was shopping for Colombian football shirts...

Colombia with the kids: Off-the-beaten-track attractions to add to your itinerary

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20 November 2014

Colombia with the kids: Off-the-beaten-track attractions to add to your itinerary

With the introduction of Avianca's direct flights from London to Bogota and numerous easy hop routes from North America, Colombia is fast becoming a hit destination for families in search of a memorable family adventure away from the usual school break package holidays and all inclusive Disney resorts.

Why are Colombians the happiest people in the world?

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14 November 2014

Why are Colombians the happiest people in the world?

There has been a lot of talk about Colombians being the happiest people in the world since it ranked #1 on the list of happiest countries in the world according to the Barometer of Happiness and Hope survey for two years.1

Day of the Dead: Ghostly Apparitions in Bogota’s La Candelaria

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01 November 2014

Day of the Dead: Ghostly Apparitions in Bogota’s La Candelaria

Colombia does not officially celebrate the Day of the Dead. Nevertheless, Colombians continue to make the pilgrimage to the tombstones of their loved ones on November 1st, to leave items that the now departed once enjoyed in life, such as their favourite belongings or their favourite foods or flowers.

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