Why I Waited Six Years to Buy a Vacuum Cleaner in Medellín

When I bought my new apartment in 2012, I was ecstatic that it didn’t have wall-to-wall carpeting. Instead, the floors were covered in beautiful, sleek, 24-inch-square, cream-colored, porcelain tiles. Having lived in the New England area of the U.S. my whole life, this was going to be a welcomed change. I realized that this is Read more...: Why I Waited Six Years to Buy a Vacuum Cleaner in Medellín

I Turned My Unique Pastime Into a Profitable Income

The family-oriented, traditional town of Sabaneta, Colombia, just south of Medellín, is where Chris Cajoleas now calls home. Its central park is the perfect location to meet with friends or people-watch. With a beautiful church at one end that faces benches shaded by flowering trees, a fountain, and footpaths, the park follows the formula that Read more...: I Turned My Unique Pastime Into a Profitable Income

In Pictures: A Walkable City Lifestyle for $100,000 in Under-the-Radar Bucaramanga

Wouldn't it be great to live in a city where every day is a walk in the park? Well, that is exactly what life is like in the beautiful Colombian city of Bucaramanga. It is a modern, moderate-sized city, with a population of about 1 million people, good public transportation...