At 2,640 meters (8,660 feet) above sea level, Bogotá can throw travelers for a loop, but don't let the high altitude get you down.
After authorities shut down one of the most violent areas of the capital, The City Paper was granted access to the living hell that was El Bronx.
Students are on the march across Colombia in protest over institutional corruption and the right to peaceful protest. Incidents of violence and have changed the discussion.
Bogotá’s air quality may not rank worst in South America, but city officials are adopting measures to reduce diesel emissions and take “smokey buses” off our streets.
Photographer Spencer Tunick's photoshoot in Colombia took on symbolic meaning as the peace process with the FARC guerrilla group continues.
A year after Mayor Peñalosa closed down this city’s most infamous district, El Bronx, Google Street View still offers a bizarre tour of one of its main crime-infested streets.
On Sunday, April 12th a strange, erratic and "shape-shifting" object was spotted in the sky over Colombia's capital.
Spencer Tunick is asking as many as 10,000 Bogota residents to strip down for a mass photoshoot in the Colombian capital this June.
An alarming number of cases involving the illegal drug "burundanga" has city authorities on alert and citizens are advised to take extra precautions when out on the town.
President Juan Manuel Santos joined the crew of "Mile 22," a Peter Berg film currently being shot in Bogotá. Actor Mark Wahlberg praised Colombia, promising to return on vacation.
The Colombian capital has been ranked by the Global Traffic Scorecard as the world's 5th most traffic congested city. Los Angeles takes world's top spot.
Many tourists fall victim to scam artists trying to sell fake emeralds on the streets of Bogotá. Here, a masterclass on how to find a beautiful stone.
Backpackers in Bogotá's colonial La Candelaria district are often easy targets for thieves. Here, some cautionary words from travel writer Laurence Lodge.
Even though Bogotanos have to deal with an overcrowded TransMilenio, experts in other global cities, rank the Colombian capital as an example of innovation.
The Río Bogotá still serves as a sewer for millions of Colombians, despite decades of efforts to clean up it waters.
As schools close for the summer there are many options to keep your little ones entertained in the vibrant city.