Top 10 Amazing Places to Visit in Colombia
There are endless places to visit in Colombia. When our readers ask us which destinations we recommend to visit during their tour to Colombia, even for us, it is very difficult to choose. There are so much to see in Colombia, from historical colonial...READ MORE
10 Top Tourist Attractions in Bogota, Colombia
Bogota is a big city and there are plenty of places to visit, but as you may not have enough time to visit everything, we have prepared our top ten of the most important attraction in Bogota. The ciclovia is a weekly closure of some...READ MORE
Colombian Culture: 10 Ways to Describe Colombians
Colombians, like their motherland, are a unique bunch of people. Of course, you can't generalize a whole group of people just because they are from the same country. However, these are some interesting cultural observations you might note about...READ MORE
When Is the Best Time to Visit Colombia?
When you are in the planning stage, you might be wondering when is the best time to visit Colombia. Factors like weather, events going on at the time, transportation costs...READ MORE
The Weather in Colombia
Have you ever heard of a country where you can experience all four seasons any time of the year? Colombia is one such country because of its geographical proximity to the equator, the weather in Colombia doesn’t depend on the typical seasons...READ MORE
The Basics of Public Transportation in Bogota, Colombia
Bogota, as you probably know, is a massive city—it has a population of around 8 million people—and, thus has a rather large public transportation system. As a tourist, the public transport system in...READ MORE
How Many Days Should You Spend in Colombia?
Having lived in Colombia now for almost three years and having travelled a good bit, people who are entertaining the idea of coming here tend to ask me, "How long should I plan to stay?" This is a very hard question...READ MORE
Top 5 Hot Springs in Colombia You Need to Visit
Hot Springs in Colombia are a luxury that you should take advantage of when uncovering the beauty of this country. After a long day visiting natural parks, coffee farms or colonial towns, you can stop at some of the...READ MORE
Colombian Food is Not “Mexican Food”
Many people wrongly assume that Colombian food is the same as Mexican food. I often get the question, “Do you eat tacos and burritos in Colombia?” or “Is the food extremely spicy?” For people who think Colombian food is the is the same as Mexican...READ MORE
Barranquilla Carnival: What to See and Do!
After living in Barranquilla for 2.5 years and having celebrated three Carnival seasons here, I can honestly tell you it is the biggest, most popular event that happens here. It is not only the second largest Carnival celebration in the world after that in Rio de Janeiro...READ MORE
Guatavita and the Legend of El Dorado in Colombia
Located just 2 hours away from Bogotá, Colombia, Guatavita is one of the most popular destinations for a day tour out of the city. This small town is also called "Guatativa la Nueva" ("The New Guatavita"), as it was built in the 1960s to relocate the inhabitants...READ MORE
Easter Traditions: Semana Santa in Colombia
Cathedrals, churches and plazas will be crammed with congregations in Colombia for Holy Week, or 'Semana Santa' in Spanish; the most important religious festival of the year. Pilgrimages and processions are still an essential part of Holy Week...READ MORE