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.
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.
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