Category: Things to Do

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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Old Town Cartagena

April 15, 2014

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In addition to the beautiful boutique stores, numerous restaurants, and colorful street vendors in Cartagena, there are many treasures to see around town and just outside the city walls.

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12 Delicious Foods to Try in Colombia

April 1, 2014

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Bandeja paisa, Colombia

There are so many delicious dishes in Colombia it’s hard to choose just a few, but here are 12 favorite foods to try when visiting.

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The Beaches of Santa Marta

March 18, 2014

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Playa Blanca, Santa Marta photo

Some of the best beaches in Colombia are found along Santa Marta’s coastline, with white sand, turquoise water and plenty of diving and snorkeling opportunities. From convenient beaches close to the city to more secluded spots, there’s plenty to discover in Santa Marta.

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Tango Dancing in Medellin

February 18, 2014

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Tango dancers

One of the many surprises for visitors to Medellin is that tango is alive and well. Tango is considered part of the cultural patrimony of the city and generations of tango lovers have kept the art alive. In fact, outside of Argentina, Medellin is one of the top cities to take in some tango.

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