Colombia

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Pablo Garcia Ramirez

"I was so lucky that a friend told me about InterNations before I came to Bogota. I had the chance to contact many expats there from home."

Michelle Guillemont

"I was a little bit afraid before moving to Colombia - a new language, security issues, no friends. InterNations helped me settle in, though. "

InterNations – Bringing Together South Africans Living in Colombia

Interested in meeting fellow South Africans in Colombia? Are you looking for trustworthy advice and tips on expat life from your South African countrymen? Or would you like to discover landmarks such as the cordilleras with other South African expatriates?

No matter if you already are an expat in Colombia or still finishing your preparations for your relocation back home in South Africa, InterNations Colombia offers everything you are looking for: our trusted network is the most popular international platform for expats and global minds from all over the world. Of course, we also have a number of South African expats in Colombia among our members, coming from various regions all over South Africa - from Johannesburg, over Cape Town to Durban.

Meet other South Africans at our events in Colombia

Attend our monthly events and activities for South Africans expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Colombia Expat Guides

  • Moving to Colombia

    The idea of moving to Colombia has become increasingly popular in recent times, and for good reason! This article provides information on the most popular destinations for expats interested in relocating to Colombia, and gives an overview of the administrative side of things.
  • Living in Colombia

    Many an expat-to-be might have an idea of what to expect of life in Colombia, but not everyone is up-to-date with the big advancements the country has made in recent years and continues to make every day. Our guide offers an overview.
  • Working in Colombia

    Many might not have realized the impressive economic progress Colombia has made over the past few decades. After a brief but harsh recession, the nation has been able to grow year after year, and make the transition away from its former agricultural roots.

Forum Posts by South Africans in Colombia

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow South Africans in our Colombia expat forums.

Get Tips and Info on Life in Colombia from South African Expats

Being an expat in Colombia means much more than packing your belongings and taking care of paperwork. Keeping in touch with your South African compatriots is a big part of the expat experience and can help you understand the Colombian people and their culture better. With InterNations, meeting other South Africans in Colombia is a breeze, no matter if you are in Barranquilla, Bogotá, Calí or any other expat magnet across the country. Just take our network of South Africans in Bogotá, for example.

If you are in the mood to speak your mother tongue again, to learn about the best spots to shop for South African food, or to discuss your favorite sports team’s latest match, join the South African InterNations Community:

  • In our huge expat network, you can easily find like-minded expatriates from South Africa.
  • Our Colombia Expat Forums are a great place to share experiences and advice – for example how to find a nanny speaking your language or where to get bobotie in Bogotá...
  • The InterNations Places database for Colombia helps you find institutions like the nearest South African embassy.

From the cordilleras to the Orinoco River Basin, we’ll get you in touch with helpful and friendly South African expats in Colombia.

Meet Fellow South Africans in Colombia at Our Many Expat Activities

Participating in our regular expat events and activities in Colombia is another wonderful advantage of your membership. Our events cater to virtually all interests, ranging from a nice dinner with your fellow expats to enjoy some famous bandeja paisa, Colombia’s national dish, to large expat get-togethers with hundreds of guests in some of Bogotá’s most exclusive locations. Looking for a weekend getaway? Simply join one of our expat excursions with a group of fellow South Africans in Bogotá and discover Ciudad Perdida in the jungle, the historical La Candelaria neighbourhood, and other impressive landmarks across Colombia.

Our events and activities are a great way of meeting fellow expats from South Africa and all around the globe in a casual atmosphere. Does this sound interesting to you? Then sign up for membership and you’ll hear a heartfelt Siya namkela nonke, welkom, isibingelelo from our South Africans living in Colombia!