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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.