Category Archives: Colombia

Reason #7: The Protests Are Crraazzzzyyyy

Check out this video. And no mum, I didn’t film this, nor was I on the bridge watching. Don’t worry, your baby boy is safe and sound…

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Reason #6: Because the Spanish is the Best in the World

Yet, I stand corrected by a friend. By definition, Spain has the best Spanish in the world. But a walk through the streets of Barcelona might have you questioning that. Continue reading

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There I was… on my one year anniversary…

There I was. Exhausted, absolutely drained, yet at the same time full of life. I was standing in Piso 30 (also called “The End”), one of the most popular and extravagant clubs in Bogotá watching the sunrise. As light was cast over Bogotá, I thought about how many sunrises I have seen since being here. It is in the hundreds, but all from waking up at five in the morning and heading to work. This was the first one I had seen from staying up all night. With this game called “life,” we have to make decisions. In my state of “reflection,” I realized how close I came to never experiencing this moment. There I was, and I began to think… Continue reading

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Colombian Time

Here in Colombia, they don’t believe in the normal time. What do I mean by that? Let’s say you are meeting someone at 7 in the evening. If you show up before 8, you’re early. Allow me to explain. Continue reading

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Reason #5: Because It’s Green

Hey, it may rain a lot. But lot’s of rain relates to something beautiful… green. Continue reading

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A Masters in the States Seems to Easy

Yes, I truly believe that. Maybe I’ll regret it when I’m knee deep in Spanish reading material or investigating the world economies, but hey, I think it’s best to learn from your mistakes. Continue reading

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Reason #3: Because Even Bad Days Are Still Considered Awesome

Life is a roller coaster. Sometimes you’re at the top of the mountain, and other days, you’re free falling with no end in sight. But, for me, even those horrible days outweigh my best days back in my home country. Continue reading

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