Salento, Colombia: Guide to Visiting

Salento, Colombia is a charming town of around 9,000 people nestled in the Andes Mountains. The “zona cafeteria” or coffee zone of the country, is also home to the world’s tallest palm trees in the Cocora Valler. Colombia is one of the world’s largest producers of quality coffee and Salento is a perfect base to explore this stunning region. Last month we spent 10 days in Colombia to celebrate our 13 year wedding anniversary and it was a memorable trip. Here’s tips for visiting Salento, Colombia!

Bogota, Colombia: Pros and Cons of Visiting

Bogota has much to offer visitors and generally offers great value. Highlights include the historic Candeleria, epic views of the city and Andes Mountains from Monserrate and a tasty culinary scene. We celebrated our 13 year wedding anniversary in Bogota and the nearby coffee region of Salento. It was a fun trip, but some travelers may feel uncomfortable at times. If you visit the country independently like we did, there are some things to keep in mind. Here are the pros and cons to visiting Bogota, Colombia.

Bogota, Colombia pros and cons