Colombia

Agüeros: New Year Customs in Colombia

While in the UK we ring in the New Year singing Auld Land Syne to remind us of friends old and new, and pop open the champagne during the gongs of Big Ben; relatively few of us still carry out the old-fashioned custom of first footing to summon good luck and fortune. In Colombia, preparations…

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Colombia

Colombia: A Country Full of Surprises

A long under-appreciated and under-explored country within the tourism circuit, Colombia really is full of continuous surprises for everyone. In recent years, Colombia’s historically tarnished public image has been transformed into a very positive one with the country gaining a lot of fame and credit for being a country worthy of exploration in South America.…

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Easter in Colombia

Easter in Colombia is a very different celebration than those you would encounter in the United States or United Kingdom. For starters, most Colombians do not even celebrate what one would technically designate as Easter; rather, they celebrate the time leading up to Easter Sunday. In this post, I will do my best to explain…

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