Every Sunday, in Bogota, some streets close to cars so that cyclists, joggers, roller bladers can freely bike/run/walk. Weekly ciclovías in Bogota are used by approximately 2 million people (30% of citizens) on over 120 km of roads. I biked on Carrera 7 for about 120 streets all the way to La...more
Located in the Macarena, next to the Museo Nacional, Donostia is a fantastic little restaurant where local market food (cocina de mercado) is served. Their menu is delicious! I had carpaccio de pulpo as a starter and tilapia in entrée and I was not disappointed. I strongly recommend this restaurant...more
Mediterranea de Andrei is a very nice little restaurant in the North of Bogota in Usaquen. Obviously, they serve Mediterranean food and it is delicious. Lots of fish on the menu, great wine, and relaxing atmosphere. I want to go back!
If you are a crepe and waffle fan, this is the place to go in Bogota. This restaurant is a chain, and you will find them in many locations around the city. They offer an extensive sweet & salty menu, at really good prices (at least for us, North Americans). Huge waffle plate with arequipe icecream...more
La Mar is a great place for ceviches in Usaquen. This is a really trendy place, great decor and fantastic menu. Lots of fish a la plancha and amazing appetizers. Good wine list and very enjoyable ambiance.
El Sitio is a supper club near Parque 93. A good place to have meat and potatoes. What is really cool about El Sitio is that they have live Colombian bands with multiple musicians that play salsa music. After dinner, everybody gets up to dance. A great place to party and to drink aguardiente!...more
I stayed in Usaquen for two weeks at a friends house. It's an upscale neighbourhood with big mansions, trees and parks. The central plaza is animated and there are a couple pedestrian streets, multiple restaurants and bars. It is also very safe and I was not afraid to just walk around by myself....more