Colombia

  • The Horrific Thing We Learned About The U.S. While in Colombia

    During the walking Graffiti Tour in Bogotá, Colombia, we were given a little information by our tour guide about a U.S. Military Operation, coordinated by the Clinton administration; Plan Colombia. Research, read, get more! Here’s what we were told....
  • Fly With Me: Bogotá, Colombia

    Passport Required’s first international trip to Bogotá, Colombia was absolutely amazing; from the food to the people. The adventures were plentiful, the laughs were loud, and the art was…colorful and unforgettable. This is Colombia, not Columbia, through our eyes. La Candelaria, the Graffiti Tour, Monserrate, Usaquén, Zona T, and...
  • The Bogotá 20: To Do & Remember

    1. Eat at La Casa de la Paella: Cra. 58 #58-128, Bogotá. The house paella was simply amazing and the customer service was great. 2. Visit B&L Piano Bar on Jazz Night & Blues Night and do a 10 Whiskey Tasting. The owner and bartender know the area fairly...
  • Bogotá: The Graffiti Tour

    I asked “where can I get the best tattoo,” and a few minutes later, I was pointed in the direction of amazing artists. I never got the information on the tattoo parlor, but I was fortunate enough to find information on the Bogotá Graffiti Tour, a walking tour of...
  • Bogotá in Photos: Black and White

    I’m a people person. At home and in the world. I arrived in Bogotá and immediately wanted to see and talk to the beautiful people I’d be sharing the space with for however long I’d be here. Amazing spirits, sunny dispositions, and funny imitations of the American South accent....
  • Bogotá is Not for Tourists

    I’ve never been one to read reviews on Yelp or Travel Advisor or just about anything else because the world has somehow become full of bitter, angry people, and people who spew foolishness to be noticed over the last few years, it just feels great to develop my own...
  • Bogotá on Day Three: In Photos!!

    Uber foolery, drinking new local liquors that taste like black jelly beans, and partying far too hard in a club where I proposed marriage to a beautiful Colombian woman made up everything that happened yesterday. Here’s the proof....
  • About Last Night in Chia, Colombia: Heaven, Hell, Love, and Purgatory

    Who knew travelers could clean up so nice? It was a beautiful blue Saturday in spite of the foolishness with Uber, and we needed to keep the energy and spirits going. Maria, the amazing front desk worker at the hostel, recommended we grab 15 travelers from the hostel and...
  • Bogota: Day Two in my Big Boots

    “When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen.” – Winnie-the-pooh. If you’ve ever traveled with me, you know my Big Boots aren’t boots at all, but a pair of old Chucks that are probably a mile...