Cost of Living in Bogotá, Colombia

In general, the cost of living in Colombia is very affordable for Americans. Like many countries, smaller cities or towns tend to be cheaper than larger, metropolitan cities. That being said, Bogotá is the largest city in Colombia with a population of 6.7 million people, and it's still extremely cheap compared to the cost of living in the … Continue reading Cost of Living in Bogotá, Colombia

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Relaxing day trip from Pasto, Colombia: Laguna de la Cocha

If you find yourself in Pasto, Colombia, you must make time to visit Laguna de la Cocha. Laguna de la Cocha is a serene lagoon situated just 40 minutes outside of Pasto, Colombia, in a colorful fishing village. Visiting the lagoon is a perfect relaxing day trip from Pasto. Just walking around the little village, you'll … Continue reading Relaxing day trip from Pasto, Colombia: Laguna de la Cocha

Las Lajas Sanctuary in Ipiales, Colombia

El Santuario Las Lajas (Las Lajas Sanctuary) is a beautiful basilica located in a canyon in Ipiales, Colombia. Built with a gothic style between 1916 and 1949, Las Lajas is a popular tourist destination near the Ecuador border not only for its architecture, but for its religious and cultural significance in the region and its family-friendly walking trails, … Continue reading Las Lajas Sanctuary in Ipiales, Colombia