17 05, 2017

Underrated Santander

By | May 17th, 2017|Nature|0 Comments

Santander Colombia Santander isn't a department that I had heard much about prior to visiting. It's definitely not prominent on the backpacker or tourist trail, however after visiting I've no idea why! It's an incredible area packed full of picturesque towns trapped in time and equally arresting vistas; mountainous backdrops, lush meadows, unique colourful rivers [...]

12 05, 2017

La Guajira

By | May 12th, 2017|Adventure|0 Comments

La Guajira Further up the coast from Tayrona (on the Caribbean coast of Colombia) you enter the department of La Guajira, a fantastically beautiful department with some untouched jaw dropping scenery. Palomino, one of the first stops upon entering the department, has a really lazy beach town vibe but can be a lot of fun. [...]

4 05, 2017

Bogota Blog- Making a difference

By | May 4th, 2017|General|0 Comments

Making a difference Recently ,after starting this Bogota blog, I've become aware of an excellent project based here in Bogotá that aims to help school children learn English as an extracurricular activity. The objective is to provide these children with native and competent English speakers (which are not a possibility at some of the more [...]

1 05, 2017

Colombia’s Caribbean Coast

By | May 1st, 2017|Nature|0 Comments

Colombia's Caribbean Coast Cartagena The majority of tourists who venture out to Colombia's Caribbean coast fly from Bogotá or Medellin to Cartagena or Santa Marta. Either way Cartagena is definitely worth a visit. The old town inside the remarkable old city walls is stunning, the centro historico area has some beautiful buildings and architecture and it's a good use [...]

31 03, 2017

Points of interest outside of Bogotá – Zipaquirá & Chicaque

By | March 31st, 2017|History, Nature|0 Comments

Zipaquirá Salt Cathedral Zipaquirá is possibly the most popular trip to make from Bogotá probably owing to its inimitability and reputation as an architectural wonder. “Underground Salt Cathedral” is a phrase that would pique the interest of most people and as such many make the journey to view the excavations, underground illuminations and sheer impressive [...]

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 [...]

7 03, 2017

A soccer party in Bogota

By | March 7th, 2017|Sport|0 Comments

A soccer party in Bogota – Without any doubt: Colombia is a soccer-crazy Nation. That counts for the National team as well as for the different football clubs of Colombia. In my first few months in Bogota I witnessed several matches of the national Soccer Team of Colombia and it is definitely a great experience. [...]

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 [...]