You will want to take advantage of every aspect of Bogotá and there are many. From the markets and the architecture to the views and the agriculture, you will have no problem filling your time while you are there. For the sake of focusing, here is a top five of what you can do to occupy your days.
Here you will find the Metropolitan Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception. This is a beautiful example of Colonial architecture. located within Bolivar Square, the main square of Bogota containing many municipal buildings.
If you are in Colombia, not only do you have the chance to drink some of the best coffee in the world, but you can see how it is farmed and distributed. Destino Bogota offers a six-hour tour at around $95 a person. It is worth the experience and includes a coffee tasting and lunch.
If you are a foodie, then get thee to the Paloquemao Market. Go early in the morning and wander the food stalls for hours.
For beautiful views, go to Cerro de Monserrate for a view of the city. This place was considered sacred in pre-Columbian times and retains its idyllic quality in spite of the tourism. It is accessible by funicular and hiking.
This is an underground church, built in a salt mine, and considered one of the most impressive architectural feats of Colombia.
Shrimp is a summer staple. Seafood in general is consumed more during the summer because many travelers make their way to coastal destinations, but shrimp is king. Shrimp is added to many dishes and served in different forms. All summer, people purchase pounds of shrimp and cook them however they desire to go along with their meal. Several different ways to prepare shrimp are highlighted here to expose travelers to the world of shrimp.
Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.
The Toilo Toiletry Bag is marketed as the most functional toiletry bag ever. In fact, it’s the future of toiletry bags. With more than 20 features it’s billed as an all-in-one option for travelers and weekend warriors who need a sturdy bag for everyday use.
Dining is an art, and now that applies to both on the ground and at 35,000 feet thanks to Hainan Airlines’ “Hai Chef” Inflight Artistic Chinese cuisine series, a collaboration with Dong Zhenxiang, a Chinese culinary master also known as Dadong.
Start your explorations of Gettysburg with breakfast, but not just any breakfast. Gettysburg has many delightful bed and breakfasts worth a stay. If you book a stay at Baladerry Inn, you not only get a comfy, spacious guestroom in a historic home once a Civil War hospital, but you also dine on a scrumptious, hearty breakfast each morning, and it’s all included in your room rate.