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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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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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From Banana Skin Flip Flops

I’m not one to republish content, but this one (Catch the Pigeon) was to good to pass up. One of my close friends down here, Vicki, is a freelance journalist. In her free time, she keeps a blog about her adventure filled life from Bogotá, Colombia. Highly recommended… especially this blog she recently posted. Check out her blog here, or her more professional work here. Continue reading

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Reason #2: Because There Are an Insane Amount of Public Holidays

I wish I could tell you the exact number, but from my current research, there are 18 observed public holidays a year. I want to say we get 25 days off… don’t ask me where the other 7 come from… and don’t be surprised if this is wrong. Continue reading

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Why I Love Bogotá

It’s hard to explain to others about my experiences in Bogotá. I’ve had some of the best days of life here, as well as some pretty hard ones. But, the good easily triumphs over the bad. Continue reading

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