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Ever Tried a Roscon Colombiano?

Ever Tried a Roscon Colombiano? March 20, 2012 | Food, Things to Do | Read More
Hot guava jam oozes out like viscous lava after I have taken my first bite of the roscon leaving my bite-mark resembling an open wound in this sweet pastry. I reflect, this pain viennois Colombian style, may just be the perfect mid afternoon snack on a grey Bogota afternoon, a tonic for high altitude...

Where to Find the Best Mexican Restaurants in Bogota

Where to Find the Best Mexican Restaurants in Bogota March 16, 2012 | Food, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Do you miss the picante nature of Mexican food? Perhaps the mild yet filling staple offerings in Bogota are just not doing it for you. Rest assured, solace in the form of excellent Mexican food is never far off. So, here, we take a look at four options to sate the most urgent cravings of chilaquiles,...

Bogota’s Creative Urban Artwork

Bogota’s Creative Urban Artwork March 9, 2012 | Things to Do | Read More
Any visitor to Bogota will notice that beneath the tangle of tags and flyers pasted on the walls of the city that there is a true wealth of interesting political graffiti scattered about. So popular has viewing of this urban artwork become that there are even walking tours in the colonial Candelaria...

Chapinero: Bogota’s Diverse and Openly Gay Barrio

Chapinero: Bogota’s Diverse and Openly Gay Barrio March 5, 2012 | Hotels, Nightlife, Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
For first time visitors to the city, most will either stay way up in the leafy environs of residential northern Bogota or in the central downtown colonial Candelaria district. Little notice will be paid to a vast, often faceless but certainly exclusive barrio known as Chapinero. Why? Well, Chapinero...