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So tomorrow night is the big one: Halloween! It’s around the time when you be starting to figure out what your costume is going to be for this year, and, just in case you feel like paying tribute to Colombia this Halloween, here are some great ideas for Colombian-themed Halloween costumes to really impress [...]
Halloween is fast approaching; a night for spooky costumes, street parties and eating too many sweets! However, for plenty of people who are traveling, Halloween can end up being just another day: you’re staying in a hostel somewhere, maybe you don’t know anyone, and you can’t exactly fit that amazing Edward Scissorhands costume in [...]
Travel is a wonderful way to broaden your mind, change your perception on the world, and meet amazing people from diverse places. Yet there are a number of different ways of experiencing the magic of travel: hostels or hotels? Planes or buses? And, for me, the big one, solo or group? The way you [...]
Last week, I wrote a post about the growing specialty coffee culture in Colombia. But the real question is: “Where can I experience this?” If, like me, you are looking not just for a mind-blowing cup of coffee (because, let’s face it, sometimes I can’t tell much more than that it tastes like great [...]
One of my favorite things to do with kids (or aunts, uncles, friends, anyone really) in Medellin is to take the metrocable to Parque Arvi. This day trip will take you from the most urban to the most rural areas of Medellin, and give you a whole new perspective of the city. And, a real plus when [...]
For people new to Colombia one of the first big challenges can be getting used to the new currency: how much is each bill and coin worth; which is especially valuable and which is pocket change; who is that guy with the excellent mustache on the blue note? I’ve heard all these questions and [...]
“The prettiest town in Colombia” it’s been called. A compact little hillside town on a hot plateau; all whitewashed houses, cobbled streets and red-tiled roofs. A National Monument dating all the way back to the Spanish conquest, with some of the most perfectly preserved and beautiful architecture in the Americas. Barichara should really feature [...]
I love coffee…I mean really adore it. I don’t need it to function (I don’t think I am in denial but who knows), but I genuinely love the flavor, the custom, the warmth. Well what better place to be living than the country that produces some of the best of the best. But, how many [...]
Para muchos viajar al caribe Colombiano consiste en caminar las impecables calles de Cartagena y quizás visitar el Parque Nacional Tayrona. La costa caribe colombiana, sin embargo, es una de las regiones mas variadas del país y es riquísima en cultura , naturaleza e idílicas playas. Como una imagen habla mas que mil palabras…para que [...]
So last week I shared my top tips about the things I wish I would have known before coming to live in Colombia. But it is nice to have some surprises, right? In fact, most of my favorite experiences in Colombia so far have come about while learning or finding out about parts of Colombian [...]