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Health Insurance in Colombia

A couple of months ago, I gave my second speech about visiting, living, and investing in Cali to a group of European and North American retirees and investors at the Live and Invest Overseas conference in Medellin. It’s an annual, weeklong event with up to 8 different speakers presenting each day. Lots of information as… Keep Reading

101 Things To Do In Cali

Celebrating my post #101 on this blog, I decided to make a list of 101 things to do in Cali. The list below includes a wide range of stuff to do and does not necessarily mention the best rated or most expensive places. In fact, many of the activities are free, but most importantly is… Keep Reading

3 Things To Do In Pasto

One of the things you’ve likely come to realize is the high level of contrast within Colombia, which seems to have every conceivable landscape known to us. I am talking about tropical coasts, Amazonian jungle, plains and wetlands, and even desserts that somehow found themselves nestled in the middle of all that. And then there… Keep Reading

Culture/Interviews

Anderson: A Gold Miner From Timbiquí

Anderson is the cousin of one of my neighbours. I met him by our swimming pool during the holidays. Although he lives less than 45 minutes away from Cali by plane, his world is very different from mine. I kept picking him for stories about his life on the Pacific Coast. This interview is a… Keep Reading

Culture/Plan to stay

The Cost Of Having A Maid In Colombia

One of the things about Colombia that makes life here feel luxurious, at least in the eyes of a foreigner, is the fact that services that include manual labour are very affordable. For me, personally, having a full-time maid is something I would have never been able to afford in Europe. But with two little… Keep Reading

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