The salsa capital of the world, Cali moves to the beat of its own drum. You'll find salsa music pulsating throughout the city as locals gather in bars, on street corners and in homes too. The music and flurry of dance is infectious, just like the friendly people who inhabit the town.
In Cali you'll find some of the most authentic encounters with the Colombian people, as you spend hours on the dance floor or eating Aborrajados (small pastries) with a talkative local. And, speaking of the food, you'll be spoilt for choice – Cali is making waves on the culinary scene with delicious specialities like Sobrebarriga (meat, rice and beans), or Arroz Atollado (rice, meat and potato stew).
It's not the prettiest city you'll ever see but if you're looking for a humbling, genuine encounter in an honest, down-to-earth place to discover Colombian hospitality, Cali is a must-visit place for 2020.