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My Nightlife in Medellin

image-1349I have been living in Medellin for 4 years now. In this 2015 blog post I will describe my nightlife in Medellin. My nightlife in Medellin spans across 7 neighborhoods, click to read about it in this post.

What is the difference between lay and lie?

image-1336Many of my students in Medellin have asked me what the difference is between lay and lie. Even native speakers from around the world do not know how to use lay and lie properly. In this quick lesson Andrew goes over the meaning and the use of lay and lie followed by a small quiz.

Cartagena’s Independence Day – November 11

image-1300Colombia's independence is long and bloody. November 11 is an important date because it was a precedent to all independence revolutions throughout South America. This sense of revolution and bravery that the people from Cartagena displayed earned their city the nickname la "Ciudad Heroica" the "Heroic City."

Dia de la Raza – Columbus Day in Colombia

image-1255El Dia de la Raza is a Colombian holiday in October. It is celebrated the second Monday of the month and it is a day to commemorate our dysfunctional past. In this post I write about the reality of how our race came to be. This is an advanced level reading, B2 to C2 level.