20 09, 2017

Back in Choachi

By | September 20th, 2017|Art and Culture, Nature|0 Comments

Another beautiful sunny day meant another perfect excursion to Choachi to explore what I missed out on last time! After the short journey from the capital I started the day with breakfast at Bella Italia followed by a great espresso before visiting some nearby thermal pools. Despite the sulphuric smell this was an enjoyable place to [...]

17 07, 2017

Getting lost in Paloquemao market

By | July 17th, 2017|Art and Culture, Gastronomy|0 Comments

Thanks to Hansa Tours I finally got the opportunity to visit the famous fruit market Paloquemao, but fruit is not all I found! A dizzying array of market goods are on offer here as well as countless Colombian traditional snacks and rows upon rows of brightly coloured (often painted!) flowers :) It's great fun to [...]

7 07, 2017

Bogotás Vibrant Street Art Scene

By | July 7th, 2017|Art and Culture|0 Comments

Graffiti   A crime? Defacement of property? Or freedom of expression in a politicised, creative and often satirical art form? I side with the latter view point but it's easy to see why political figures of authority in the past have not, especially when they are often the subject matter of these artists' pieces!   [...]

25 05, 2017

Top things to do in Bogota – Tips on how to spend your time in the capital

By | May 25th, 2017|Art and Culture|0 Comments

Top things to do in Bogota Don't miss out on these top 10! Take a trip up to Monserrate This is one of the top things to do in Bogota and a must do here, you won't get a better aerial view of the city. You can make the hike up, take the cable car, the [...]

16 03, 2017

Points of interest outside of Bogotá – Villa de Leyva

By | March 16th, 2017|Art and Culture|0 Comments

Venturing outside of the capital If you have some time in Bogotá, it’s definitely worth taking trips to explore the surrounding area. From marvels of architecture to quaint towns and areas of outstanding natural beauty, there truly is something for everyone. One of my favourite spots is Villa de Leyva.   Having spent considerable time [...]

1 03, 2017

La Candelaria – Sunday walk on the Septima

By | March 1st, 2017|Art and Culture, Gastronomy|0 Comments

La Candelaria is without any doubt one of the highlights you must visit during your stay in Bogota The potpourri of amusing history, historical buildings, Graffiti and countless street artist, bars and Restaurants are creating a special vibe. Particularly on weekends and on holidays, when the “Septima” is closed for the traffic, you can enjoy [...]