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Rooftops of Manizales
Having brought you the definitive guide to living like a Rolo, we proud to present to you some top tips on bringing our your most Paisa self. Before you follow, educate yourself and check what is actually a Paisa. You might think to yourself that living like a Paisa is easy. The weather, the women, the general friendliness of the people... It all sounds like a breeze to those of us used to inhumane amounts of rain, women in Ugg boots...
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Bogotanos in La Candelaria
The Bogotano is a strange creature, and difficult to pin down. Thanks to decades of displacement in Colombia's countryside the city-wide identity of the Bogota Citizen is confused at best. Indeed, there is a visible difference between the city's north and south; not just in architecture and wealth, but in interests, tastes, dress sense and even ethnography (which is undoubtedly dictated to some extent by wealth). [caption id="attachment_809" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Living like a Bogotano in La Candelaria As such, it's difficult...
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  • Paul says #
    Be like a local? Shop like a local: go to Paloquemao fruit market, go to the flee market of Usaquen, walk in the Simon Bolivar par
A nice finca for the weekend?
Sometimes the unrelenting pace of a city like Bogotá can just get too much. As fun, vibrant and bustling as the city is, the occasional weekend away is exactly what you need. That’s where the Colombian tradition of heading out to a finca becomes less of a luxury and more of a necessity. So what’s a finca? [caption id="attachment_505" align="aligncenter" width="300"] A nice finca for the weekend? A finca is a country house outside of the city where the weather is...
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  • Jairo Nieves says #
    Excellent article about fincas in Colombia, definitely is something to try because it's a unique experience. I rented a finca thro
Aerial view
Backpacker's rejoice! Not only is Colombia a an absolutely outrageously great place to visit thanks to its beaches, mountains, deserts, people, cities and so much more, it's also got a superb selection of hostels. Where elsewhere in the continent you may be forced to spend your night with cockroaches and no direct sunlight, in Colombia there is a wealth of hostels that are clean, well-located and well looked after. What else can you ask for when you're paying less than $10US...
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  • Josian from Off2 Colombia says #
    There are many great hostels in Colombia. Some other good ones: SAM VIP in San Gil, La Casa del Ritmo in El Rodadero, Dreamers in
Studio Apartment for Rent in Bogotá
Conventional logic dictates that on a holiday you get yourself a flight and book into a nice hotel, enjoying the amenities available in the hotel in between exploring your chosen destination. [caption id="attachment_727" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Get your Own Flat when Travelling to Bogotá Times, however, are changing, and recently there has been a huge shift towards renting short-term apartments when on vacation. This is no different in Colombia, where various expats and locals are clocking onto this trend and starting up...
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  • Guillermo Rico says #
    Renting an apartment is the best thing you can do while visiting Bogota. Since the city invites you to enjoy each restaurant, bar,
  • Kara says #
    Completely agree with the comments above! I traveled from the US with 6 friends to Colombia in November 2012 and staying in apart

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