Tag: Travel

How To Make Friends In Medellin

How To Make Friends In Medellin

Traveling and/or moving to a new place is not easy. One of the things that scared me the most about living abroad – was the fear of NOT making new friends. After 11 months living in Medellin, Colombia I can honestly say it’s never been […]

Living In Medellin: Part 2 (23 More Things I’ve Learned After Living Here For 5 Months)

Living In Medellin: Part 2 (23 More Things I’ve Learned After Living Here For 5 Months)

As of today, I have lived in Medellin for 165 days! Thanks for all the love on the first installment of Living In Medellin: The 23 Things I Learned In My First 100 Days. Because of all the positive feedback, I wanted to do a follow […]

The 23 Things I Learned About Medellin During My First 100 Days

The 23 Things I Learned About Medellin During My First 100 Days

Medellin, Colombia is quickly becoming the go-to spot for tourism, entrepreneurship and the digital nomad crowd. If you’ve done research about this city, there’s no doubt you’ve seen your fair share of lists explaining how and why folks chose to live in Medellin, Colombia (I […]

Playing Tejo: The Cornhole of Colombia

Playing Tejo: The Cornhole of Colombia

Are you considering playing tejo while in Colombia? You definitely should. Growing up in the Midwest of the United States, cornhole (or bags) was commonplace at backyard BBQs and graduation parties. I had always enjoyed rounding up friends and competitors alike, easily playing for hours.  […]

This Is Why Paisas Are The Best People In The World

This Is Why Paisas Are The Best People In The World

Before I had even landed in my new home in Medellin, I was embraced by the local Paisas.  Here is my story. The flight from Miami to Medellin is a short three hours.  As I awoke from my catnap with 30 minutes of flight time remaining, I was handed […]