Loretta Narváez

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How to explore Bogotá on a budget

With a myriad of free and low-budget outdoor and cultural activities to choose from, a wallet full of cash is unnecessary for travelers wanting to discover the ins and outs of Colombia’s capital city, Bogotá. Here’s how to get more bang for your peso.<p><b>Bogotá walks</b><p>With several free walking tours to …

South America

Beautiful, Complicated Bogotá: A Traveler’s Starter Kit

“So, where are you going in Colombia?” someone, usually Colombian, would ask me with anticipation. “Medellín? Cartagena?”<p>“No, Bogotá.”<p>“Just Bogotá?”<p>“Just Bogotá.”<p>“Are you sure? Can you change that?”<p>One Bogotá resident even used an expression I had thought only popped up in awkward workshops in …

Can we feed 10 billion people on organic farming alone?

Organic farming creates more profit and yields healthier produce. It’s time it played the role it deserves in feeding a rapidly growing world population<p>In 1971, then US Secretary of Agriculture Earl Butz uttered these unsympathetic words: “Before we go back to organic agriculture in this country, …

Agriculture

Endangered orangutan brutally slaughtered, hacked to pieces and then eaten by men in Indonesia

An endangered and rare Bornean orangutan has been slaughtered, hack to bits and then eaten in Indonesia.<p>The gruesome scene happened after the animal …

Forbes Travel Guide's 12 Top Destinations Of 2017

Berlin can tell you exactly what having a moment feels like. The German capital city is still in the midst of one that has lasted a solid three years. While locals will say their hometown has been cool all along, a perfectly timed confluence of hotel openings, new restaurants and cultural …

Breakdance statt Banden

Kolumbien wurde vom "Lonely Planet"-Verlag zu einem der Trendländer des Jahres gekürt. Nach Bürgerkrieg und Friedensvertrag ist der südamerikanische …

He hopes to build a Trump tower in Colombia. But he still lives with his parents.

TUNJA, Colombia — Of all the would-be business partners of President Trump who have been hoping to capitalize on his win, there is surely no one who stands to gain quite as much — relatively speaking — as young Colombian builder Nicolás Jiménez.<p>Jiménez, you see, doesn’t have much to begin with.<p>His …

Los palacios del cine que olvidó la Ciudad de México

La mayoría de los antiguos cines de la capital mexicana solo quedan en el recuerdo. Los que aún están en pie corren el riesgo de desaparecer por …

South America's Next Capital Of Cool: Bogota

When my guide picked me up at the airport, she told me Bogota is a business city, not a tourist city. While she was an enthusiastic host and seemed to know everything else about her hometown, I had to disagree with her on this one.<p>No, the energy in Bogota doesn’t revolve around foreign visitors, …

Spicing Up the Colombian Melting Pot

Certain districts of Bogotá, like the Zona G, seem to have more types of restaurants than they do people. There are Southern-style BBQ joints that look straight out of Brooklyn; gastro pubs with cocktail gardens; and a chain of crepe restaurants that has set up shop in nearly every neighborhood. …

¡Ánimas benditas! Historias de fantasmas y amores trágicos de La Candelaria

Recorrer las estrechas calles del centro puede ser algo totalmente indiferente para algunos. Las caminan porque toca, o porque hace parte de la …

10 cosas que probablemente no sabías sobre la bella Bogotá

1. La candelaria, la zona más visitada de la ciudad, tiene 1608 predios de conservación arquitectónica.<p>Es la localidad número 17 y es el principal …

Green Goodness: Vegan Cream of Broccoli Soup Recipe

<i>Just one more slurp of winter, please! Try this delicious creamy vegan broccoli soup recipe.</i><p>As winter turns to spring, thick soups are a welcome …

Delicious, Dairy-Free Vanilla Coconut Yogurt

For someone like me, who loves yogurt, but pretty much can’t eat it due to lactose issues (yes, I’ve tried all types from all animals) this recipe is …

Smoky Sweet Potato Burgers with Roasted Garlic Cream and Avocado

To roast garlic, see this tutorial. I like to roast a few bulbs at once (like 4-5) to have for the week.<p>Pierce potatoes (I used 2 large) all over …

Make This! Vegan Tiramisu

By Aylin Erman | March 1, 2013<p><i>The current article you are reading does not reflect the views of the current editors and contributors of the new</i> …

Gluten Free, Soy Free Vegan Blueberry Cheesecake

Shhh…… I have a confession…..<p>I’m in love with cheesecake.<p>I think I could eat it every day. Every meal. There are just so many options when it comes …

40 Vegetarian Quinoa Recipes

There are some foods that show up a lot in vegetarian cooking (hello, tofu!), and quinoa is definitely one of them. Although many people think that …

23 Vegan Meals With Tons Of Protein

Yeah, that's right: 18 grams of protein and not a single animal product in sight.

Vegan Protein Waffles

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A quick after-dark guide to Chapinero Alto, Bogotá

WHEN I FIRST GOT TO BOGOTA, my Colombian friends took me out to the popular neighborhoods of Zona H on 72nd Street and the posh Andino area on 82nd. …

10 lugares que descubrimos de Bogotá en 2015 ¿Los conoce?

Bogotá es un mundo aparte. Sus calles esconden lugares muy propios, algunos con misterios que ni siquiera los mismos habitantes de la ciudad …

Bogotá

For other uses, see Bogotá (disambiguation).<p><b>Bogotá</b> (/ˈboʊɡətɑː/, /ˌbɒɡəˈtɑː/, /ˌboʊ-/; Spanish pronunciation: [boɣoˈta] ( listen)), officially <b>Bogotá,</b> …

Galleries - The Bogotá Post

Bogotá is bursting at the seams with artistic offerings, from independent galleries and cultural centres to art workshops and alternative museums. …

What’s in store for Bogotá in 2016? - The Bogotá Post

This city just doesn’t stop giving: stay ahead of the game with our guide to what events this year has up its sleeve<p>As you read this, you’re probably …