Colombia’s capital could be seen as a small version of the country, not only because it is the city with the largest population, but also because of the diverse origin of its inhabitants. Virtually all Bogotanos have their roots in another region of the country. However, some words of daily use have preserved the essence of Bogotá over time and can be useful to understand the inhabitants of this huge metropolis.
When you’re feeling down. Also used to describe a withered plant.
Adjective to define something that meets your expectations, makes your spirit happy or pleasantly surprised.
Synonym of elegance and prestige. It is applied to clothes, accessories, food, etc.
Something cute, nice or tender.
The natural state of every human being. The way we come to this world: without clothes.
Physical sensation that is experienced (along with some remorse) in the morning after having drunk too much.
Adjective to define a wealthy young person who likes to show off his wealth.
Anyone with a lightly colored hair color.
Street dweller of ragged appearance and pungent smell.
A request that bothers or annoys other people.
Another way to call people born and raised in Bogotá.
A place, space or container that is full at the edge of its capacity.
Bogotá is a place of obligatory passage for all the people who visit Colombia. Make the most of your stay in the capital by taking one of our tours of the city and its surroundings!