Before visiting Bogota for the first time, check out these important tips about the weather, the best time to visit, how to get around the city, what to see and what to eat.
Category: Things to Do
May 12, 2015
Day trips from Medellin include villages filled with flowers, a visit to a coffee farm, and a boat ride on a lake.
April 23, 2015
Bogota has more than 1,000 urban parks. From small leafy areas to have a quiet picnic to large amusement parks, this city gives people plenty of reasons to get out and enjoy the year-round mild weather.
April 14, 2015
Cartagena is an ideal city to explore on foot. The slow pace of walking allows you to discover the special details of the city: tiny museums, delicious street food, local culture. The city is known for its gorgeous boutique hotels hiding behind immense wood doors, each one with a story to tell. In Cartagena, everything is close by.
March 10, 2015
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.
February 24, 2015
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.
February 17, 2015
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.
February 10, 2015
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.
January 27, 2015
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.
January 13, 2015
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.