How to Save Money While Traveling in Bogotá, Colombia

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24 May 2017

How to Save Money While Traveling in Bogotá, Colombia

If you are like me, you skimp on certain luxuries while traveling to spend money on unforgettable experiences like tours and guided day trips. Bogotá, Colombia is the ideal city for this kind of travel strategy because it’s so easy to be a budget traveler in Colombia’s capital.

A Guide to Birding in and Around Bogotá, Colombia

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19 May 2017

A Guide to Birding in and Around Bogotá, Colombia

In case you didn’t know (although it’s not as if we haven’t mentioned it a hundred times!), Colombia is the No. 1 country on earth for birds: with over 1,900 species recorded, there are more birds to see in Colombia than any other country on the planet.

Why Visit Cartagena, Colombia (Even If You Live by the Water)

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17 May 2017

Why Visit Cartagena, Colombia (Even If You Live by the Water)

“Why go to Cartagena when you live in Florida?” This is the question a couple of people tossed my way when I shared my itinerary for my first trip to Colombia. They just couldn’t understand why I would include a coastal city in my Colombian travel plans when I lived 15 minutes from some award-winning beaches in Florida.  

How Not to Disrespect Locals While Traveling in Colombia

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12 May 2017

How Not to Disrespect Locals While Traveling in Colombia

Being culturally sensitive will help you meet locals and make friends during your trip in Colombia. Don't be that gringo who stands out like a sore thumb from a mile off. Integrating with locals can help you have a more authentic experience, and avoid getting into trouble.

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