Living in Bogota: 5 Things That Colombians Tell Me About Myself  It’s been a year now since I moved from my hometown, London, to Bogota, the capital of Colombia, and something I’ve noticed is the way in which identity is defined. I’ve noticed that here I have taken on a number of identities which just didn’t matter or exist when I was in London  Read on here.

Living in Bogota: 5 Things That Colombians Tell Me About Myself

Mastering Transportation in Bogota  Having lived in New York City for several years, I am used to the crammed space and never ending madness. Weaving around people traffic was practically a skill, and not to brag, but I was pretty awesome at it – not to mention in heels! While in New York, even with all the cars and people around, I still felt there was continuous movement.

Mastering Transportation in Bogota Having lived in New York City for several years, I am used to the crammed space and never ending madness. Weaving around people traffic was practically a skill, and not to brag, but I was pretty awesome at it – not to mention in heels! While in New York, even with all the cars and people around, I still felt there was continuous movement.

How to Heal Heartbreak in Cartagena, Colombia   never meant to visit Cartagena, but I found myself knee-deep in the Caribbean Sea this past June after an abrupt and unexpected ghosting episode in Medellin.  The logistics of my relationship are messy and, ultimately, unimportant, but here are some of the basics: I was still in communication with a guy I’d had a fling with the previous spring during my semester abroad in Argentina. After a year of lusty messages and a promise to adore me…

Must Visit Top 3 Cartagena Colombia Beaches. High energy of Cartagena beaches.

How to Nab a Latin Lover: Dating Culture in Colombia    It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single girl in possession of a job in Colombia must be in want of a date. All across the city of Bogotá, and indeed the rest of the country, gringa girls living and working in Colombia are pairing up with local boys – at a staggering rate!    Read on here.

Sunset at Castelo de S. Jorge, Lisbon photo by Dennis Flinsenberg ( on Unsplash

Safety in Colombia: How to Avoid Drugs, Gangs and Harassment    I want to address most people’s first thought when someone mentions Colombia: safety. In my experience, safety in Colombia is inevitably what people bring up when you discuss your plans to move there – particularly the older generation.    Read on here.

Safety in Colombia: How to Avoid Drugs, Gangs and Harassment

8 Must-Do Things in Medellin, Colombia!  Medellin, Colombia has an incredibly rich history and has seen rapid development, which brings this city to life. It has been transformed from one of the most dangerous cities during the Colombian civil war, a center for drug cartels, to a city of life and vibrant joy. Medellin has truly transformed, and here are the top eight activities so you can make the most of your time in Medellin.

Medellin, Colombia is a city of true transformation. From a dangerous city of drug wars to a lively metropolis, don't miss these eight things to do.

48 Hours in Salento, Colombia

Trek through the surreal towering wax palm trees in the cloud forest of Cocora Valley, on an authentic and in-depth travel experience, perfectly tailored to you.

Colombia Travel: Seeing Where Animals Roam Freely

On my Colombia travel adventure, I realized that Colombians have a completely different relationship to animals than what I'm used to.

Ignore the Media. Travel to Colombia!

Meg made her way through Central America with no plans to travel to Colombia, but fellow travelers who were passionate about the country changed her mind.

Full Immersion into Colombia!

Full Immersion into Colombia - Pink Pangea: The Community of Women who Love to Travel

Sarah in Colombia

I talked to strangers, went to bed early, slept with spiders in the rough. And it is with this nature at its most raw that I felt alive again.

I had traveled off-and-on for 16 years without incident, but that all came to an end when I used self-defense against my attacker in Colombia!

I had traveled off-and-on for 16 years without incident, but that all came to an end when I used self-defense against my attacker in Colombia!

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