Best Restaurants for Colombian Food in Medellin

In Medellin, eating is all about tradition and the taste of home-cooked food. Many of the meals are based on the ingredients that are common in the area: beans, corn, avocado, chorizo (sausage) and chicharrón (fried pork rinds).

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March 17, 2015 by
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Day Trips from Cali, Colombia

There are plenty of day trips from Cali to tropical destinations like sugar cane plantations, colonial towns, national parks and lakes. Along the way, take a ride on a human-powered railroad and visit an Afro-Colombian village in the jungle.

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March 10, 2015 by
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Spring Break in Cartagena

Looking for sun, beaches, culture, and Latin rhythms during Spring Break? Delve into one of the oldest cities in the new world, Cartagena. Often considered the best city in the Caribbean, vibrant Cartagena has world-class restaurants, fashionable boutique hotels, hip hostels, bars for dancing, and nightlife in the plazas that dot the city.

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February 24, 2015 by
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5 Ways to Experience Colombian Culture in Santa Marta

There are plenty of ways to explore Colombian culture in and around Santa Marta. Although this city, founded by Spanish explorers in 1525, is rich in history, the native populations in the area go much farther back and have left a rich cultural heritage. With the combination of indigenous civilizations, the Spanish contribution, and African influences make the gastronomy in Santa Marta a fascinating lesson in history and culture.

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February 17, 2015 by
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Bogota’s Best Craft Beers

Even though the art of producing more complex craft beers has just started to take root in Bogota within the last decade, it is growing by leaps and bounds and innovative craft beers produced in Colombia are found in stores in Bogota, or you can pop by a pub to get the full cultural experience.

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February 10, 2015 by
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Rooftop Bars in Cartagena

With the Caribbean ocean to the west, Cartagena is an ideal place to watch the sunset. And one of the best places is beside a pool at one of the rooftop bars in Cartagena, with the views of the historic walled city, while watching the sun descend over the ocean.

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January 27, 2015 by
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Adventure Activities near Santa Marta

The Santa Marta area is a great place for adventure activities. With snow-capped mountain ranges, pristine beaches that are off the beaten path, and jungles with ancient ruins, there is plenty to explore in the Santa Marta area.

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January 13, 2015 by
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10 Reasons to Visit Bogota

Bogota is a centrally located hub in the Andes Mountains of Colombia that connects South America with the rest of the world. But Bogota is a good destination in its own right, with plenty of attractions to fascinate visitors.

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December 23, 2014 by
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5 Reasons to Attend the Hay Festival in Cartagena

It’s always good to have an excuse to visit warm and balmy Cartagena, and the Hay Festival is a grand excuse.The annual event attracts some of the top authors from the United States, Europe, Mexico, and South America to discuss their art, the world of publishing, and the future of books. 2015 marks the 10th anniversary of the Hay Festival in Cartagena and promises to be even more impressive.

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December 2, 2014 by
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First Time Visitor Tips for Cali

Cali is known as the capital of salsa and fiestas, and a little bit of salsa dancing is a must when visiting. But there’s more to the city than just partying. Known as caleños, people from Cali are generally laid back, love to talk, and love to spend time with people, all of which makes them great company when you’re visiting.

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November 25, 2014 by
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