My Top 5 Recommendations for Your Next Trip to Colombia

My Top 5 Recommendations for Your Next Trip to Colombia

I am often asked, “where should I go when I visit Colombia”? The short answer is—everywhere. But Colombia is a large country, about the combined size of Texas and California. So, unless your next trip is for several months, let me whittle down some cities and towns on both the coast and in the mountains that would be great places to check out on your next trip...

Safety in Colombia

Safety in Colombia

Many people have an outdated perspective of life in Colombia. The dark days of Pablo Escobar and the drug cartels that are still portrayed in the Netflix series Narcos, are long gone. However, the question of safety in Colombia remains constant. So, from someone who has lived in the country since 2012, let's get right into it and I will address the...

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

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