Bogota: To Do & To See

Salt Cathedral, Zipaquirá Miners built the stations of the cross and a cathedral in a salt mine near Bogota. It is really impressive to stand in a huge underground hall and to know that the miners built this all by themselves. Tours are also available in English. Guatavita Lagoon In over 3000m height situated, the…

(Fast) Food in Bogota

What else did I eat in and around Bogota? For Breakfast I often had Almojabana & Arepa (both are corn based pastries with cheese), these also vary from region to region and I have been told that the ones from the countryside are the best, as they are made the more traditional way. Or also…

La Puerta Falsa

This snack point in the historical city center of Bogota is a place to go! It is a tiny eatery which has been operating since 1816 and where locals and foreigners meet for their Hot Chocolate (without milk!), Sweet Treats, Tamales and Ajiaco (which is a Colombian corn soup). I went only for the sweet treats,…

Gaira Café

If you are looking for a cool, but local food place in Bogota to have breakfast, lunch or dinner or if you would like to have some cocktails with live music at night, you are in good hands at Gaira. We went for a late lunch and had Empanaditas and Carimañolas as a starter: Delicious…

Criterion

In case I fall in love with a restaurant, it is difficult for me to find words and even harder to write a post about it – because either the food is super delicious or the chef a genius or both – and then I am worried that my words or posting cannot nearly describe…

Travel to Colombia – a First Review

I’m finally back, so waiting time is over. I hope my Instagram Pics already gave you some appetite for more… 🙂 Some of my next postings are going to be about my trip, sight seeing tips and of course some delicious food experiences in Colombia. Today a review of the overall trip. First: Learnings. Although…