The Athens of South America - named for it numerous libraries - with its divine coffee, stunning mountain backdrop, eco-friendly mindset, and friendly people, is a place you absolutely need to visit
Along with taxi services, there are many public transportation options available (like TransMilenio), and Bogotá has the most extensive network of bicycles in Latin America. Always call for a taxi, as flagging down a cab in the street can be risky. Uber is a safe alternative.
Colombia has a vibrant food scene with many street stands, and top restaurants and the Colombian cuisine includes Arepas, Empanadas, Tamales, and Ajiaco. A tip is not expected but still welcomed. Sometimes tip (propina) might be included in the bill.
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Bogotá is wrapped by the Andean peaks, so of course, you'll find the finest and most tasty coffee in the world here. The city offers many places to relax, work, and have fun, from the parks to the numerous cafés as well as co-working spaces that give you the space to be productive.