London Language Institute
Bogota BikeFest 2015

BikeFest comes to Bogota

All eyes are on Medellin’s World Bicycle Forum, BikeFest, but Bogota is putting on its own cycle-themed event, as Oli Pritchard explains So the World...
Bicycle couriers Bogotá

Mensaj-heroes

Oli Pritchard gets back to his messenger roots to see if he could still ride, joining Colombian couriers on the road and swapping tales
Riding in the rain

Riding in the rain: You can call these rivers roads…

Riding in the rain. It isn’t much fun. But it’s fairly unavoidable given that we’re in Bogotá, so it’s something you should learn to live with. After all, everyone loves getting wet, right? Oli Pritchard promises you’ll be wet but happy with his guide for riding in the rain.
Bicycle safety

Staying Safe

It’s a dangerous world out there for cyclists- Oli Pritchard looks at how to minimise the dangers and improve bicycle safety.
Cycling in Bogota, Bogota bikes, Cycling

Two Wheels Good

Oli Pritchard sings the praises of cycling in the big bad city 07:45: I’m having a relaxed coffee before work, idly lounging in the cool...
Bogotá traffic

A city habitat: Attenborough style

With the recent 90th birthday of natural history legend Sir David Attenborough, Oli Pritchard decided to describe Bogotá traffic in his distinctive style. Imagine...
Cycling around Bogota

Path of most resistance

Oli Pritchard gets a little psychopathic about cyclepaths and explains why he thinks bikes belong on the roads.
Bicycles Bogota Colombia, Ciclopaseo cachaco

Ciclopaseo cachaco

Oli Pritchard dons his trilby and considers the value of manners and elegance In days of yore, there was a better age in Bogota, when...
Hola Holanda, FILBo

Orange cyclists stream through Bogotá to celebrate Kingsday

The Netherlands is this year’s FILBo guest of honour. The fair will fittingly coincide with the biggest Dutch national celebration, Kingsday,. Freek Huigen explores the significance of Kingsday and what celebrations will be taking place in Bogotá.
motorbike journeys

Motorcycle Journeys: From Medellín to Cali

You have a motorbike. So you decided to take it for a ride from Medellín to Cali; a route that not only connects two...