bogota

1 Weekend in Bogotá: the ultimate guide
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The one and only rule in visiting Bogotá is that you have to be here on a weekend… when everything GOES DOWN. So here is our ideal weekend in the city. Day 1 (Friday): Start off the day with a...
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Best neighborhoods to stay in Bogotá
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One thing you might not notice from your first second in the city, but Bogotá is HUGE. It is the fifth largest city in the Americas, just after New York City at fourth place. Fascinatingly, each neighborhood of Bogotá is...
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Where to Stay in La Candelaria, Bogotá
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La Candelaria is Bogotá’s city center and old town district. Full of colorful houses, beautiful historical buildings and the zoomed-in view of the mountains, of course, La Candelaria is a great place to stay and to get to know Bogotá from the beginning...
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10 Colombian slang expressions you should know and use
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Are you an Erasmus student? Are you doing your professional internship? Are you a volunteer in a social project? Have you been working in Colombia for a while and haven’t heard about our most sacred phrase: “Don’t give Papaya”? Well,...
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9 phrases in spanish for your foreign ears, Part II
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Continue with the last post, after weeks of hard work searching and going deep into Colombian phrases, we are ready to complete our phrases about pronunciation in spanish using some words in english, just to make your life easier here....
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10 Phrases in Spanish for your foreign ears
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Hello Beyonder. During this week of travelling at the coast and coffee region we realized that travelers need to learn how to ask the basic and necessary things in Spanish but they are usually confused with its pronunciation. That’s why,...
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Riding a bike on Sunday
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This may sound weird, but here in Bogota every Sunday the main streets and roads are converted for the “Ciclovia”. Maybe you have heard about it, the “Ciclovia” consists of a bike path created by the closing of certain streets...
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Colombia breaks records in the FIFA World Cup 2014
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I could easily say this 2014 FIFA World Cup was the best performance ever in Colombian soccer history. We had in this opportunity a different coach, José Pekerman, an Argentinian who was hired two years ago to take us to...
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Colombia is back! World cup fever everywhere!
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Disorder, swing, lack of planning, happiness, people arriving late,… that´s what the world imagine when talking about Latin people!… In fact that’s kind of right! I am Colombian, and of course I am against stereotypes, which are very harmful for...
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