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Why should you visit Colombia?

Aug 01 2019

Have you ever traveled to Colombia? If you have not already done so, we recommend that you include it on your list of upcoming travel destinations and let us explain through this article some of the reasons why you should visit Colombia.

Biodiversity
Colombia is one of the most biodiverse countries in the world. Even, between the months of June and November you can watch the humpback whales and sea turtles, which pass by Colombian waters to reproduce.

The best weather
Although there are no seasons, the climate and temperatures are just as diverse as their landscapes. You can find natural forests, savannas, deserts, wetlands, snowy peaks, etc. 
At the same time it also offers a great variety of beaches, some of them are among the top 10 of the best beaches in the world.

Gastronomy
The Colombian gastronomy is as varied as its own regions, the result of miscegenation, and enriched by the ethnic and cultural contributions of the indigenous, Spanish, African and Arab.
The Caribbean is notable for the use of coconut, banana, cassava and tropical fruits such as corozo and mango, for the accompaniment and dressing of fish and seafood. The Andean Region has a marked tendency towards meat, potatoes, beans and corn, while on the Pacific Coast the cuisine revolves around rice, lentils and fish. In the Orinoquía region the tendency is towards veal, yucca and fish.
And could not fail to say that Colombia is one of the largest coffee houses in the world, where one of the best coffees that exist is produced. Undoubtedly, visiting Colombia becomes an experience that your five senses will always remember.

Fairs and events 
More than thirty years of experience as venue for events, infrastructure, professional platform and atmosphere that only the events held in Colombia achieve, are reasons why important associations and companies in the corporate market have chosen this country as the venue for their meetings.

Its people
Passion, warmth and kindness oriented to the service, are qualities that are found throughout the national territory. Colombia has inhabitants open to the public, capable of providing unforgettable moments where laughter and happiness are the main attraction.

Main cities 

Bogotá: The Colombian capital. It is a diverse and multicultural city in which modern constructions are combined with those of the colonial past.

Medellín: The second most populated city in Colombia, capital of the department of Antioquia. Located in the central mountain range of the Andes, it is an ideal destination for hiking, zip-lining and horseback riding. In addition, tourists can enjoy holidays full of culture and diversity.

Cali: After Medellín, the most populated city in Colombia is Cali, whose official name is Santiago de Cali. It is considered one of the oldest cities in America, besides being one of the main economic and industrial centers of the country. Cali is also known for being the world’s capital of salsa, the best place for parties and music entertainment. 

Barranquilla: It is the fourth most populated city in the country. Here is celebrated one of the most important cultural festivities of Colombia, the Carnival of Barranquilla, which has been declared Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. In addition, the city stands out for its architectural beauty, its natural landscapes and the joy of the people.

Cartagena: The sea breeze and the sunsets that transform the colors of the facades of houses of more than 400 years enchant its visitors. The city offers the charms of its colonial, republican and modern architecture, the attractions of an intense nightlife, cultural festivals, exuberant landscapes, magnificent beaches, excellent gastronomic offer and an important hotel and tourist infrastructure.
Are you already booking your flight to Colombia? Because this is only a little summary of what this amazing country has to offer. 

And another great reason to visit Colombia is to learn Spanish while you travel and discover some really amazing places. You can take a course at Centro Catalina Spanish School, located in Medellín and Cartagena. 

The experience of learning Spanish will help you embrace the culture and connect with locals in a deeper level. We have a very professional team ready to assist you with the best learning methods in a friendly atmosphere. 

The invitation is so that you do not stop visiting this beautiful country that waits with open arms to all those who want to immerse themselves in the Colombian culture.

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