Category: Things to Do

5 Reasons to Attend the Hay Festival in Cartagena

December 2, 2014

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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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First Time Visitor Tips for Cali

November 25, 2014

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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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5 Romantic Restaurants in Bogota

November 18, 2014

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Nighttime view of Bogota

The cool, crisp air, the Colonial houses mixed in with the modern architecture, and a growing restaurant scene make Bogota a great place for a little romance. Walk hand-in-hand down narrow, cobblestone streets in any of the dining areas around the city and choose from a variety of cuisines – French, Peruvian, Italian or typical Colombian fare.

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Best Family Friendly Activities Near Santa Marta

October 28, 2014

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Santa Marta and the surrounding area are brimming with places to visit that everyone in the family will love. White sand beaches, a rainforest in the mountains, aquariums with sea creatures, and beautiful colonial houses, the only thing your family will need more of will be time to see it all.

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Learning to Salsa in Cali

September 30, 2014

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Often called the Salsa Capital of the World, Cali is all about salsa. Wherever you go – when traveling by bus or taxi, when walking past a store, or visiting a friend in their home – you will hear the sounds of salsa inviting you to move your feet to the seductive rhythms.

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Souvenirs to Buy in Bogota

September 2, 2014

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Souvenir shopping in Bogota can be a fascinating cultural experience. Not only is it a chance to take home precious memories of your trip, but the very places where artisans gather to sell their products creates even more memories.

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Best Parks in Medellin

August 5, 2014

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Medellin is a very green city, so it’s easy to find just the type of park to visit and with the activities you want. The perfect weather year round in Medellin also means it’s always a good time to get some sun in a park. From amusement parks to gardens to hiking trails, you’ll find it all in and around Medellin.

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10 Cool Places to Drink in Bogota

July 8, 2014

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Year-round cool weather in Bogota means that any time of the year is perfect for a walk through tree-lined restaurant quarters like Usaquén or Zona G on the way to an intimate drink, and is equally suited for an energy-filled party until dawn at one of the many bars throughout the city.

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Bogota’s Best Museums

May 13, 2014

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National Museum in Bogota

There are over 50 museums in Bogota, from small ones that take up just a few rooms to large ones that fill entire buildings. These museums give visitors a chance to see emeralds at a simulation mine, learn about Colombian history in a former jail, and admire gold pieces made by indigenous tribes.

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Best Off-The-Beaten-Path Spots near Santa Marta

April 29, 2014

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Sierra Nevada, Colombia

Santa Marta has the beautiful beaches, an interesting historic area, and all the cultural sites to see. But when you want to get away from the crowds, there are plenty of off-the-beaten-path places near Santa Marta.

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