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.
Category: Things to Do
August 5, 2014
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.
July 8, 2014
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.
May 13, 2014
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.
April 29, 2014
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.
April 15, 2014
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.
April 1, 2014
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.
March 18, 2014
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.
February 18, 2014
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.
February 11, 2014
For those who have just a day to visit Cartagena while stopping by on a cruise, there’s plenty to see. With several UNESCO sites and plenty of history, shopping and fine dining, a day in Cartagena fills up fast.