Tiempo sin Olvido

‘Tiempo sin Olvido’ brings Colombia’s pre-Hispanic past to life

The Museo Nacional's Tiempo sin Olvido ‘proposes a journey through some of the basic characteristics of society that have transcended time.’
Feria del Hogar

Home Sweet Home: Exploring Bogotá’s Feria del Hogar

The annual home festival, Feria del Hogar made Bogota's Corferias home to all things homely for the first couple of weeks of September.
Catedral Primada de Colombia and Capilla del Sagrario

Bogotá churches

Colombia's capital is home to some amazing buildings if you know where to look, and among the best of the city’s hidden architectural gems are in the form of its many religious buildings.
Bogotá sushi

In Bogotá; the top Sushi places in Bogotá

Whether you fancy a light bite or something more substantial, sushi always hits the spot. And fortunately for us, Bogotá has plenty of options from the Orient to keep our bouches amused. From cheap and cheerful to splashing out; from the one-of-a-kind to the ubiquitous, Laura Sharkey takes a look at some of the best.
Margaritas in Bogota


The margarita has long been the cocktail of choice for tequila fans everywhere. From date nights to spicy surprises, Laura Sharkey checks out the best Bogota bars for sipping a refreshing cocktail.
Bogotá markets


Bogotá markets provide everything from fruit and veg, meat and dairy to kitchen supplies, flowers or handicrafts - one even provides a space to take a break from the hustle and bustle with a good book. Mariana Rolón takes a look at some of the best markets for getting immersed in Colombian culture.

J-rock in Colombia: RAION roars

We speak to the members of new Colombian J-rock band, RAION – Bogotá’s freshest addition to the Japanese culture scene.

The amazing photos tell the story of Rock al Parque 2018

Rock al Parque 2018 was again a success, helped by the Bogotá sun and the death metal and rock bands from around the world. The photo's show it all.  
Rock al Parque

Rock al Parque 2018: Rock rolls into the Park

One of the biggest free festivals in Latin America will fill Parque Simón Bolívar with earth-shattering sounds.
Colombia al Parque

Free music festivals Bogotá: Parks and rock-reation

The capital’s free festival season returns for 2018 with a series of events covering a range of genres.
Pet adoption

Pet adoption is an option

With thousands of strays in the capital, if you are considering getting a four-legged friend, pet adoption might be for you.

Expopet 2018 – furry four-legged friends take centre stage

This weekend Expopet will pack Corferias with all kinds of pet paraphernalia and plenty of pettable pets.
Bogotá geek culture

Bogotá geek culture: Still plenty of SOFA in the city

SOFA may be over, but Bogotá geek culture is alive and kicking. Here are some of our favourite shops from the festival.

SOFA stories: chats with people at this year’s geekfest

SOFA always attracts the weird and the wonderful – it’s a celebration of all things freaky and geeky. So we went to speak to some of the people with strange interests and hobbies.
the story of Manuelita Sáenz

The story of Manuelita Sáenz

The story of Manuelita Sáenz, a show that touches on one of Colombia’s less well known parts of history, is coming to Colombia. British-Venezuelan Tamsin Clarke from the Popelei Theatre speaks about the award winning play.
Nils Klofver Bogotá

Nils Klöfver: Fusing music and art

Swedish classical guitarist Nils Klöfver arrived in Bogotá this month to promote his newest album, Altgitarr, which goes from Bach to The Beatles. Over...
Nicolás Montero

Nicolás Montero: Acting and anthropology

Since February, renowned Colombian actor Nicolás Montero has been the head of one of the country’s most important cultural institutions. The aim is to revive the Teatro Nacional, producing influential content that will enrich the lives of spectators. The the artistic director shares his views on the role of theatre on society and the way that plays can cast our lives in a new light.

Joyce: The ingredients of success

If you’ve ever bought a cake at Carulla, you’ve almost certainly tried a cake made by Joyce, one of Bogotá’s most famous bakeries. After nearly 46 years in the business, founder Joyce Mitrani shares some of the stories and its longevity – though none of her secret recipes. 

Interview with ‘Embrace of the serpent’ director Ciro Guerra

As Colombian film ‘El abrazo de la serpiente’ gains recognition worldwide, Charlotte Mackenzie speaks to director Ciro Guerra about what inspired him to make it.
Rock al Parque 2015

Rock al Parque 2015

On a weekend as damp and cold as a dog’s nose, the mountains enshrouded in thick layers of foreboding fog, one corner of Bogota is alive and pulsating. Señor Vikingo spends the weekend at Bogota’s free rock festival and shares his thoughts on the bands on show.
St Patrick's Day Bogotá, Oktoberfest Bogotá

Not-so-traditional festivities

Faced with the Gringo-inspired onslaught of Valentine’s Day, Linda Gómez looks into how different countries’ traditions have arrived on Colombian shores and gained popularity amongst local consumers.
Christmas Gifts in Bogotá

All present and correct

As shops and street sellers in Bogotá gear up to meet the festive season head-on, The Bogotá Post asked the team for their recommendations...
Motels Bogotá

Finding room for love motels

September is the mes del amor y la amistad in Colombia, and it’s the ideal time for anyone living here to share their true feelings. If those are feelings of love, Linda Gómez is on hand with an unusual guide to places that might surprise that special someone in your life.