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Colombian Cinema: Ten must-see Colombian films

As we are in the midst of an exciting new era in Colombian cinema, The Bogota Post takes a look at the history of the national industry and picks out some of the most memorable movies made in Colombia.
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Novenas: An Oh-So-Colombian Tradition

As December gets underway, you will no doubt begin to hear Colombians talking about their upcoming novenas, a tradition unique to Colombia and parts...
Bogotá shopping districts

Bogotá shopping districts

Bogotá is awash with streets, and even whole neighbourhoods, where just one item or service, and pretty much nothing else, can be purchased. Chris Erb discovers that there are districts for everything from pets, electronics, leather, printers and hairdressers to concentrations of restaurants selling the exact same thing.
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Colombian dating: Catastrophic Cupid

Phoebe Hopson provides some tales of expats on the Colombian dating scene who have learnt the hard way how cultural differences can get in the way of love.

Christmas songs in Colombia: all the songs you need to know

6 Christmas songs you need to know to impress your Colombian friends and family this festive season.
Colombian crafts

Colombian crafts for dummies

With the help of experts, Jazid Contreras examines some of the most iconic Colombian handicrafts. He delves into their origins in order to give you a beginner’s guide to the colourful and diverse realm of arteanías, just in time for Expoartesanías, the annual craft fair in Corferias and, of course, the holiday shopping season.

Opinion: What is ‘nea?’

What does it mean to be nea? Photo by Arjun Harindranath “¿Usted sí sabe qué es nea?” was...
The Colombian Ambush

‘The Colombian Ambush’: The videos that trick gringos into learning about...

A baker from Marinilla, a street seller from Santuario, a manager from Bogotá, a fisherman from Cartagena, a coffee-maker from Tolima, a farmer from...

Colombian Christmas 101: Everything you need to know

If you don’t know your Noche de las velitas from your Nochebuena, now’s the time to get to grips with Colombian festivities.
Bogotá brunch

Bogotá Brunch

Whether you have countless stories to chat about from the night, week or month before, fancy a catch up with friends or you are just really hungry, brunch is the new buzzword in Bogotá. Laura Sharkey has the lowdown on where to get the best not-quite-breakfast, not-quite-lunch in the city.