On Money in Colombia

Right now, the exchange rate is basically $1USD to $3,000COP. ($10USD = aprox. $30,000COP) Without a local bank account you will be limited to withdrawing cash from the ATMS. Often times the withdrawal limit is$300USD. Expect to spend about $10USD each transaction in fees between your bank fees and the Colombian bank fees. In a month … Continue reading On Money in Colombia


On Booking Rooms in Colombia

There is a lot that can be said about traveling on the cheap, even with its drawbacks. Hostels are a great way to keep your expenses low. Most offer single, double and dorm rooms with respective rates. AirBnb properties have grown in the cities, but staying in private rooms and hotels removes the social element … Continue reading On Booking Rooms in Colombia