El Dia de la Raza is more important than most Colombians know. This day commemorates the ruthlessness and violent way in which our current race came about. Even though Christopher Columbus and the Spanish Crown/Catholics were the epitome of evil I have to appreciate the boldness with which they conquered and bled out a once thriving society.
Love and Friendship Day (Dia de amor y amistad) is celebrated on September 20 in Colombia. It is usually celebrated more than the actual Saint Valentine's Day on February 14. Why is this? I've lived here for more than 3 years and have found out why.
The Battle of Boyaca was a very important Colombian revolutionary war battle, and it is held as a national holiday in Colombia. I am proud to be Colombian and today I have hoisted the beautiful yellow, blue and red flag outside my office.
I have been on a quest to find my perfect Colombian woman match in Medellin. In this post, I go over my experience dating these lovely Medellin women over the course of 5 years. I have a unique perspective because I'm a Colombian raised in California, now living in Medallo.
In this post I go over my experience using Colombian Cupid to date Colombian women in Medellin. This post is a work in progress because I'm not done yet.
Watching Colombia in the World Cup 2018 from Medellin is fun.
Semana Santa (Holy Week) in Medellin is boring. But surrounding towns are fun. I did some research and found some great places to visit during Semana Santa.
The current Colombian female stereotype is one of beauty. It's not a bad stereotype to have, and most Colombian women live up to it, but if we dissect history books and look at what women have done for the advancement of the country and their gender, their beauty is not key.
I have been living in Medellin for 6 years now. In this 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.
In 7 years I've lived in 7 different neighborhoods in various apartments. I started out by renting rooms but eventually had to rent my own apartment. In this blog post, I go through the process of renting an apartment in Medlelin.