I don't like to go shopping in Medellin. It seems that I always have a backed up list of items I need to buy that I keep putting off, thinking I’ll get to it later. No matter how much I try to avoid going shopping, I feel like I’m always ...
December in Medellin can be super boring if you if you have no friends or family here. Here are some of my favorite things to do in December in Medellin.
Starting a business in Colombia can be difficult if you don't know what you're doing. In this blog post, I go over how I started a business in Colombia and steps you can take to get your company registered in Colombia.
Colombia's independence is long and bloody. November 11 is an important date because it was a precedent for all independence revolutions throughout South America. This sense of revolution and bravery that the people of Cartagena displayed earned their city the nickname la "Ciudad Heroica" the "Heroic City."
I got to Colombia in 2010, in this blog post I'm going to go over how I have made U.S. dollars while living in Medellin for seven years.
I have been teaching English in Medellin for 4 years now. I have not grown tired of teaching, it is a passion of mine. Although I have a business to run I continue to teach and enjoy it. This is my take and advice on landing a teaching job in Medellin, Colombia.
Alzheimer's Disease in Don Matias, Antioquia, Colombia I found this interesting report by CNN on Don Matias and the Alzheimer's mutation in the town. I published this post originally on May 5, 2013, but thought it was still interesting, therefore, I republished it today, August 22, 2017. For a more current article ...
There are a bunch of Colombian public holidays, 18 to be exact. Assumption Day is celebrated annually on August 15 in Colombia and is known as La fiesta de la Asunción de la Santísima Virgen María. Holidays are an excuse to party in Colombia.
The 2017 Medellin Flower Festival is a celebration of many things. In this post I go over some of the most popular events of this 2017 Feria de las Flores
Colombian Independence Day Celebrations in Medellin are pretty much non-existent. In this blog post I go over why Colombians don't celebrate Colombian independence day like gringos celebrate the 4th of July.