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9 Reasons Why your Life is not Complete if you don’t have a Colombian Friend
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Living abroad gives you the opportunity to share with so many cultures. But I must tell you, no one can magine what it's like to share months, parties, movies, or just time with Colombian people. Once you make Colombian friends...
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SECOND PART – 10 Colombian Slang Expressions You Should Know and Use
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Continuing with our Colombian Slang Dictionary, this is the second post after the success of our 10 Colombian Expressions you won’t Find in a Dictionary where people understood a little bit about our weird expressions and their translation. This new one keeps...
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Who are LET US GO TWO?
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We are Bruno and Jamie. Bruno is from Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and Jamie is from Bangkok, Thailand. We first met here in this very city, Bogotá, and have been living here for almost 3 years now. We are both passionate...
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5 HISTORICAL FACTS YOU DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT CHICHA
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If you’ve been lucky enough to be around Bogota’s oldtown, I’m sure you’ve run into this magical street: Yes, the Chorro de Quevedo is a special place, mainly, because it’s one of the few places you can get Chicha in...
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Arriving in Bogotá: Things you NEED to know
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Fortunately, Bogotá is one of those cities with its airport 30 minutes by car from the city center. El Dorado International Airport is located at the end of Calle 26 or Avenida El Dorado, the street that is known as the division between...
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1 Weekend in Bogotá: the ultimate guide
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The one and only rule in visiting Bogotá is that you have to be here on a weekend… when everything GOES DOWN. So here is our ideal weekend in the city. Day 1 (Friday): Start off the day with a...
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Best neighborhoods to stay in Bogotá
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One thing you might not notice from your first second in the city, but Bogotá is HUGE. It is the fifth largest city in the Americas, just after New York City at fourth place. Fascinatingly, each neighborhood of Bogotá is...
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Where to Stay in La Candelaria, Bogotá
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La Candelaria is Bogotá’s city center and old town district. Full of colorful houses, beautiful historical buildings and the zoomed-in view of the mountains, of course, La Candelaria is a great place to stay and to get to know Bogotá from the beginning...
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10 Colombian slang expressions you should know and use
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Are you an Erasmus student? Are you doing your professional internship? Are you a volunteer in a social project? Have you been working in Colombia for a while and haven’t heard about our most sacred phrase: “Don’t give Papaya”? Well,...
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9 phrases in spanish for your foreign ears, Part II
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Continue with the last post, after weeks of hard work searching and going deep into Colombian phrases, we are ready to complete our phrases about pronunciation in spanish using some words in english, just to make your life easier here....
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