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Colombian Desserts

In Colombia, dessert is always on the menu! Culinary arts is a staple in the country. Recipes have been passed down for generations. It’s no surprise that traditional Colombian desserts are so rich, filling and sweet. Let’s take a look! Rice with milk When cooked with a touch of wood flavor, rice with milk (rice pudding) can be very satisfying. […] Read more»

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Colombian Spiders

With over 300 diverse ecosystems, Colombia is a perfect breeding ground for all kinds of wildlife, including spiders! That’s right, the country boasts 100’s if not 1000’s of spider species within it’s borders. Most spiders are harmless. In fact, most spiders are good because they help get rid of invasive and annoying bugs like mosquitoes and cockroaches. With that said, […] Read more»

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Breakfast in Colombia

Want to know what’s for breakfast in Colombia? You came to the right place. In this article we will review 10 popular breakfast foods in Colombia. From creamy soups to cheesy corn bread, we’ll explore the culinary diversity Colombia has to offer. Let’s get started! Changua Changua is a hearty milk soup with eggs popular in the central Andes. The […] Read more»

Colombian Money

If you´re planning a trip to Colombia it’s important to understand Colombian money. We made a practical guide to ensure you have a full understanding before your trip. What kind of money is used in Colombia Answer: the peso – but it’s not the same peso used in other countries like Mexico. In 1837 the peso completely replaced the use […] Read more»

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Colombian Coffee

It’s a well known fact some of the best coffee in the world comes from Colombia. I love Colombian coffee and it’s no surprise why. Colombia has a perfect climates for coffee plants. It rains often, there’s lush vegetation to provide proper shade, it almost never freezes and the altitude is magnificent. I’ll never forget the first time I smelled […] Read more»

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Colombian Food

Colombia is full of mountains and lush vegetation which makes it a prime destination for exotic food. Ever wonder what Colombians eat? We put together a list of some of the most popular Colombian food. The food varies by region but you get the picture. Let’s get started! Top 10 popular dishes – Colombian food Bandeja Paisa A traditional dish, […] Read more»

Graffiti mural in the El Poblado neighborhood of Medellin Colombia

Staying Safe in Colombia

Need to know safety tips for Colombia Colombia can be a dangerous place just like New York City but with a few safety tips you shouldn’t have any problems staying safe in Colombia. I spent six months traveling Colombia without problems. Below, we compiled a list of suggestions to follow while in Colombia. Keep a Low Profile (No Dar Papaya) […] Read more»

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