A few days ago a friend asked me to recommend a good Colombian breakfast and a lot of things immediately came to mind: caldo de costilla, tamal, changua, huevos pericos and hot chocolate, but in the end I suggested calentado and he loved it - now he's on a mission to hunt down the best calentado in town.
Calentado paisa with a lot of ...
Usaquén's colonial district has always been one of my favorite places in Bogotá, especially during the popular flea market held on every Sunday and holiday. In addition to the market, this area has several great restaurants, a large beautiful plaza, and a lot more history than you'd imagine.
The Plaza at Usaquén
Usaquén has ...
Recipe: Oatmeal Banana energy bars
There's a natural park just 30 minutes outside of Bogotá where you can enjoy one of Colombia's most beautiful ecosystems. It's called Chicaque and it was founded in 1990 thanks to private conservation efforts. The most suprising (and saddest) fact is that only 4% of Colombia's "Andean Cloud Forest", like this one ...
Have you ever heard of Diego Moreno? Turns out he's a guy from Bogotá who is travelling around South America by bike in order to learn more about the gastronomy of Latin American countries, starting and ending in Colombia, and based on the origin, variety, cultivation, use, selection and preparation of food, dining preferences, eating habits, cerem ...
Bogotá’s Ciclovía is the weekly event when dozens of city streets are closed off and people take over mile upon mile of open roads for biking, skating, jogging and walking. It's a rare and amazing event which many cities have tried to copy. Why wouldn’t they? It’s such a good idea and without a doubt one of the best ways to get to kn ...