Andres Carne des Res is a restaurant in the town of Chiá, Colombia that is most well-known for its crazy party atmosphere. Chiá is about a 40 minute drive from Bogotá and makes an easy day (or evening) trip. I visited earlier this year. The food was really great and the restaurant was very fun, but … Continue reading Andres Carne des Res – The Craziest Party In The World? Not quite, but still a good time.
La Tabula, Bogotá. Ravely reviewed by Anthony Bourdain and seemingly adorable, I made a reservation here for our first night in Bogotá before we even left! Side note - the reservation was easily made by email and probably not necessary for two people. La Tabula is a nice restaurant in a fabulous building, but take a … Continue reading Restaurant Review: La Tabula, Bogotá
One of my favorite days in Bogotá (and Colombia as a whole!) was the afternoon that I spent at the Usaquén street market a/k/a the Mercado de las Pulgas de Usaquén! If you visit Bogotá and like to shop and eat, you absolutely must visit this market! What Is the Usaquén Market? The Usaquén Market … Continue reading Usaquen Market – A Shopper’s & Foodie’s Dream in Bogota!
Parque 93 is a safe and upscale area of Bogotá, located just north of the Zona Rosa area and centered around a lovely park - Parque 93. Dan and I stayed here for 5 days and found it to be a lovely neighborhood to base ourselves in Bogotá. Since Bogotá is huge and traffic is horrendous, no matter where you decide … Continue reading Should You Stay In Parque 93, Bogota, Colombia?
As a lot of people say, one of the best ways to see a culture is through visiting a local market and trying the foods that the locals eat on a regular basis. But that can be very difficult. Especially in countries without an advanced tourism markets and/or those where you don’t speak the language, … Continue reading Paloquemao Market in Bogota, Colombia
Bogotá, Colombia. The city doesn’t exactly evoke the excitement of other South American capitals, such as Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo or Santiago. In contrast, and unfortunately, most people associate Bogotá with the drug trade that plagued Colombia for years and imagine the city to be terribly dangerous. I visited Bogotá in February 2016 and I can tell … Continue reading What To Do In Bogota, Colombia!