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Bogotá has more street art per square meter than almost any other city in the world. What better way to explore this amazing city than by bike! We booked a graffiti bike tour with Bogotá Bike Tours which turned out to be a 6hr bike tour (nearly 9 miles)! The street artists drew their inspiration […]

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The Salt Cathedral of Zipaquirá is an underground Roman Catholic Church, and one of the Seven Wonders of Colombia for its uniqueness and historical significance. The church was built within the tunnels of a 2000 meters long salt mine in a halite mountain near the Colombian town of Zipaquirá. The cathedral is now a popular […]

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Capturing wonderful family moments has always been very important to me. So, I arranged to have Flytographer photograph our family during our visit. Our photographer used history and humor to engage our kids, while navigating us through the tight picturesque streets and squares of Bogotá.  So very grateful to show our kids this great big […]

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Unlike the cuisine of other countries, Colombian fare can be broken down into six distinctive regional cooking styles: Amazonian, Andean, Caribbean, Insular, Orinoco and Pacific. As the capital city, Bogotá captures elements from all these regional cuisines to create a dining scene full of wonderful dishes and drinks. Here are a few you must try! […]

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We spent a week in heart of Colombia during the kids’ spring break this year. It’s truly a vibrant and engaging city with unique tropical fruits, pre-Colombian historical museums, massive political street murals, and grand 500-year old plazas/churches. Here are the highlights of our trip. MonserrateTake the funicular up to Monserrate at an elevation of […]

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We just spent a fabulous spring break in Bogotá, Colombia! Here is an introductory to our first time in South America. For several decades, Colombia was written off as a tourist destination. A violent communist insurgency, crippled political authority, horrific corruption and a billion-dollar cocaine trade left the country too dangerous for families venture.  But […]

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Unfortunately, our kids are not as adventurous when it comes to eating…actually they are downright P-I-C-K-Y.  Truthfully, our son has been diagnosed with a food sensory disorder (also has nut allergies) and he despises certain textures and odors. Definitely makes traveling stressful at times. Nevertheless, we do our best and tend to grab street food […]

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