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This Blog is a collaboration of various authors, including the AngloINFO Bogota team and guest authors’ collaborations. We want to gather a number of perspectives, opinions and points of view of the city, its inhabitants and culture. Our guest posts include expats, locals and travellers sharing their unique insights More Info

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Bogotá: The Home of The Fast and The Furious

June 24, 2016 by AI_Bogota

  If you think that “The Fast and The Furious” is just a movie, you’re wrong. It’s a whole driving and traffic culture that is very real – and that… Read more…

BiciTaxi Adventures in Bogotá

June 17, 2016 by AI_Bogota

  They’re all over the city, and they’re far more convenient than what their aspect would initially suggest. I’m talking about Bogotá’s ‘BiciTaxis’ (Colombia’s typical bicycle-adapted taxis) and I’m telling… Read more…

Bogotá’s Live and Dynamic Vehicle Showroom

June 10, 2016 by AI_Bogota

  Diversity gains a whole new meaning when you notice the unending range of different vehicles that can be seen in Bogotá. For car lovers, antique enthusiasts, and curious minds… Read more…

The Bogotá Salsa Challenge

June 3, 2016 by AI_Bogota

While Cali, also in Colombia, is known as the World Capital of Salsa, the truth is that quite a lot of Bogotanos will promptly challenge that perception, claiming that Bogotá… Read more…

In Bogotá, should you take a Taxi or call Uber?

May 27, 2016 by AI_Bogota

This is a matter of public debate in many countries. Inevitably, this question made its way into Colombia, where Uber has been under fire. Conventional taxi drivers hate it, politicians… Read more…

Avoiding Colombia’s ‘Gringo Price’

May 20, 2016 by AI_Bogota

It’s a fact of life and it’s as universal as it gets. Wherever there are North American, European and other foreigners visiting developing countries, you can also find the ‘Gringo… Read more…

Unconventional Colombian Entrepreneurs

May 13, 2016 by AI_Bogota

  One of the many things that makes Colombians worthy of admiration is their entrepreneurial spirit. Yes, they may have a reputation of being people who love partying more than… Read more…

Living in Bogotá, the home of Batman and Flash

May 6, 2016 by AI_Bogota

You probably don’t know this, but Bogotá is nothing short of fantastic: it is the city where Batman and Flash live. Literally. Two Colombian brothers who live in Bogotá have… Read more…

The Colombian “Tú” Or “Usted” Game

April 28, 2016 by AI_Bogota

Colombians often think of themselves as friendly, highly informal and very warm people. And the truth is that, for the most part, they really are like that. However, for foreigners,… Read more…

Bogotá Bus Bidding Wars

April 22, 2016 by AI_Bogota

If it sounds dramatic, that’s because it is. Dramatic, thrilling, exciting and quite confusing and intimidating. Still, pretty harmless and definitely worth seeing. I’m talking about Bogotá’s bus bidding wars,… Read more…