CNN Heroes 2016

  A couple of months ago we posted an article urging our followers to vote online for CNN’s ‘Hero of the Year’ award, for which a Colombian man, Jeison Aristizábal from Cali, was nominated. Jeison runs a foundation in his native city named the ‘Asociación de Discapacitados del Valle’ (ASODISVALLE), or ‘The Association of Disabled People of […]

romantic cartagena colombia

  El día de San Valentín es un “festivo” extraño en Colombia… sobre todo porque técnicamente no es un día festivo aquí. Colombia celebra su propia versión del día “romántico” con “El día del amor y la amistad” cada mes de septiembre, el tercer sábado del mes. Para ser honesto, prefiero la versión colombiana, el […]

Cali Zoo

  Of all the stunning attractions that Colombia has to offer; snow-capped Andean peaks, verdant tropical rainforest, palm-fringed Caribbean beaches; the one I’m about to write about may seem a bit unlikely. However, the Cali Zoo is a wonderful place to visit on a trip to Colombia, and certainly a highlight of any visit to […]

San Antonio Church Cali

  I just came back from a brilliant weekend visit to Cali, my first time in the lovely southern Colombian city. I am thoroughly converted to Cali’s charms, and can’t wait to go back. But for now, to satisfy those urges, and encourage you to visit too, here’s a Top 5 list of what you […]