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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, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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) […]