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 […]

Colombian coffee

  At this moment Colombia contains 6 UNESCO Cultural Heritage sites; one of those is the Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia, which was declared a World Heritage site in 2011. UNESCO describes it as “an exceptional example of a sustainable and productive cultural landscape that is unique and representative of a tradition that is a […]

Anthony Bourdain Colombia

  At See Colombia Travel Towers (it’s on the ground floor to be totally honest…) we all love Anthony Bourdain: a committed traveler, food-lover and, yes, aficionado of some slightly stronger beverages! And the best part of it is…Bourdain loves Colombia; so much so that he’s visited here twice to film episodes of his wonderful […]

La Puerta Falsa Bogota

  La Puerta Falsa (Calle 11 No 6-50), in Bogota’s historic La Candelaria District, is one of the oldest and most traditional restaurants in the city: it dates back to 1816, and, without wanting to make the place sound too old-fashioned, you can definitely tell! In spite of it’s position just off the Plaza Bolivar, […]