Colombian Christmas Lights

  Read the English version of this post here: “Christmas in Colombia vs. Christmas in the USA” Después de haber celebrado 24 temporadas de Navidad en casa con mi familia en los Estados Unidos, estoy bastante acostumbrada a las tradiciones, canciones y festividades. Este año todo es nuevo ya que paso las vacaciones en mi […]

Colombian Coffee

  Is Colombian coffee the best in the world?! The experts certainly seem to think it’s up there, and we most definitely agree! But why is coffee in Colombia so good? Today, on International Coffee Day (October 1st) we thought we’d take a look at the best of Colombian coffee and give you the 8 reasons […]

top 5 foods to try on San Andrés

Karen Attman left her hometown of Philadelphia almost twenty years ago to pursue expat life in Latin America. Her work has been published in more than twenty publications in the United States, Europe, and Latin America. She now lives in Bogota and blogs about restaurants, chefs, food events and anything edible at FlavorsofBogota.com   San […]

Bogota Foodie

  This is a guest post by the author of Bogota-based food blog ‘Bogota Foodie‘, Loon Lio. Loon is originally from Brisbane in Australia, where he quit his office job in 2009 to follow his passion and eat/travel the world! He has ended up living in Colombia where he blogs about food and leads off-the-beaten-track […]

cazuela de mariscos colombia

  I recently spent some time in the tiny Pacific jungle village of San Cipriano in Valle del Cauca; it might not be quite on the coast, but the menus are dominated by Pacific coast seafood, as the closest major settlement is the coastal city of Buenaventura. This got me thinking about Colombian cuisine (which […]

Cafe Cultor Bogota

  Last week, I wrote a post about the growing specialty coffee culture in Colombia. But the real question is: “Where can I experience this?” If, like me, you are looking not just for a mind-blowing cup of coffee (because, let’s face it, sometimes I can’t tell much more than that it tastes like great […]