MEDELLIN – THE CITY IN SOUTH AMERICA YOU CAN’T MISS!

Colombia’s varied cuisine is influenced by its diverse fauna and flora, as well as the cultural traditions of the ethnic groups. Colombian dishes and ingredients vary widely by region. Some of the most common ingredients are cereals, tubers, assorted legumes, meats, and seafood. Colombia cuisine also features a variety of tropical fruits and is one of the world’s largest consumers of fruit juices.

Cuisine influence: Indigenous Chibcha, Spanish, and African cuisine.

National drink: Coffee.

National food: Bandeja paisa.

National fruit: Guava.

Tips: 10%.

Sales tax: 19%.

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