Friday is here (quite predictably to be honest…), and we’re counting down the hours ’til we can turn off the computer, pick up a bottle of guaro and hit the town. And what better music to boogie to on a Friday than the Pacific coast hip-hop of Colombia’s mighty Chocquibtown. Seeing as they’ve just […]

Systema Solar

  It’s Friday! And that can only mean one thing at See Colombia Towers – rumba! Time to throw the laptop out of the window (figuratively speaking of course) and party like it’s 1999. We’re in luck this Friday too, as Barranquilla’s premier party-starters are in Bogota for one night only to bring the costeno […]

Salsa Cali

  Colombia, as I think we’ve mentioned, is a captivating country to travel in, and the people’s warmth and zest for life is part of the magic. However, prospective travellers be warned: Colombians love to dance…so much so that, deep breath, they’ll expect you to dance as well! And by dance, I don’t just mean […]

Is Colombia safe for gay travel

  With the steady march of gay rights over the last thirty years or so, in the world in general as much as here in Colombia –  where, despite the efforts of anti-gay rights campaigners it looks like same sex marriage will be more than just a theoretical possibility before too long – the gay travel industry […]

Do you like Gilesy’s writing? If so, please take one minute to leave a comment of at least ten words here to help him win the award for best ex-pat blogger. Thanks! If I were to be glibly simplistic, as is my wont, I could say that Colombia is music; and it could be nearly as […]

Now, I rarely impress anyone. My mum won’t even really watch me when I do something really cool like balance on one leg or wave my arms around a bit. I thought I’d just put that out there just in case you think I’m trying to give myself airs with the title of the piece. […]