• Colombia,  Featured

    Art Festivals in Bogotá

    Along with Mexico City and Buenos Aires, Bogotá has always stood out among Latin American capitals due to its intellectual and cultural spirit. Many art fairs and festivals are held throughout the year, crossing the borders and becoming significant world-class events, with guests and visitors from across the globe. In fact, some of the following festivals have been responsible for increasing Bogotá’s reputation as one of Latin America’s main cultural hubs. Ibero-American Theater Festival of Bogotá: Created in 1988 by Fanny Mickey –an Argentinian actress who stands out as one of the greatest in our country’s cultural legacy–, the Ibero-American Theater Festival of Bogotá is the most important cultural events…

  • Colombia,  Featured

    Transcending Stereotypes: A New View of Colombia

    Written by: Miguel Reyes, travel journalist Translated by: Jason Najum Colombia is often an enigma to foreigners. Some talk about the natural wonders and kindness of the people; while others can’t help to focus on the chapters of drugs and violence. This mixed image leaves potential visitors wondering what the country is really like today. Inspired to see the new Colombia, more than 300 students from Wharton – the prestigious business school of the University of Pennsylvania – came to explore the country with Vaová. In words of its founder Juan Pablo Toro, the “goal is to show the Colombia we Colombians love”. The first stop was Medellín, the “City…