Bogotá is a pretty intimidating city when you first get here, and it’s not always easy […]
Bogotá & beyond
Nightlife in Bogotá really is a banger; this city comes aliiiiive at night. There are plenty
‘Is Bogota safe?’ are three words that fill travel forums and hostel common areas alike. In
Well, it goes without saying that the 7 months we’ve spent in Bogotá have left us
As with any huge city, one of the best things about Bogotá is being able to get out of Bogotá. That’s why for Rolos, the city’s natives, day-trips and weekend breaks from Bogotá are so important.
Bogotá totally took us by surprise during our travels. From other travellers’ reviews, we expected to hate this orange-bricked metropolis, but after spending over 2 weeks in Bogotá, using it as a base to have a normal working life during a big freelance project, we ended up loving it
Despite only being an hour and a half from Bogotá, Choachí and the hike to the nearby La Chorrera waterfall are rarely mentioned by tourists. La Chorrera is actually Colombia’s tallest waterfall, so it’s not to be missed.
The beauty of Tequendama Falls is that it’s only actually a half day trip from Bogotá. This place drips in legend as the site from which the indigenous Muisca people jumped to their deaths to escape Spanish slavery, and its reputation for suicide continues today.
The Sacred Lake is 7km from Guatavita town, so if you don’t have your own car you’ll need to get one of the buses that you can buy tickets for just opposite the old bullring (Plaza de Toros) in town. Read our 2019 travel guide to one of the most popular of Bogotá day trips!
Now in our fifth month in this city, we’ve sussed out the best workspaces for digital nomads in Bogotá to crush their targets and generally get shit done.
There is a huge number of barrios of Bogotá, so we’ve provided a brief guide to the vibes of each one we spent a lot of time in. Hopefully this will help you decide where to stay in Bogotá and which parts of the city to visit. Don’t miss our Guide to Bogotá for what to see & do.