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We are an expat community that live and feel Colombia; we write in our native languages and love to travel through this beautiful country. Here you can find our travel stories where we share sensations, flavors and smells from Colombia. We invite you to read our experiences.

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The Emerald Dealers' Corner


If you've passed the intersection of Carrera Septima and Jimenez Ave., you probably noticed the crowd of men standing on the sidewalk bunched into little groups.

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The Mysterious Green Men of La Candelaria


They've been called ghosts, memorials to the dead, even visiting extraterrestrials. They are the green men (and a few women) standing on rooftops and balconies in La Candelaria. They include a model, a shoeshiner, an acrobat, a musician (without his guitar) and others of unclear profession.

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Bogota’s British Cemetery


The drizzle envelops us in Bogota all too reminiscent of a dull October morning in London. As the grey clouds obscure the ridges of the Cerros Orientales, the telltale pines and eucalyptus vanish, and you could be almost anywhere but for the thin oxygen, the red transmilenio buses and towering billboards of Aguila girls.

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Things you Need to Know Before you Go: Money and Banking


Whether you are visiting or planning to live in another country, arriving prepared will avoid a lot of woes. Colombia may sound exotic, but it's not as if you will be landing on another planet either.  Let me make the transition a little easier by giving you the rundown on everything everybody needs to know! Today let us tackle money, which some attribute all evil to, but be that as it may, it is also a necessary evil!

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  • Bruce
    Bruce says #
    My fiancée and I are planning to move to Bogota get married and file for residency. We are looking for information pertaining to t...
  • Felix Rivera
    Felix Rivera says #
    Hi, I hope you can help me out. What info does a person in Colombia needs to provide their Colombia Bank to wire funds out of thei...

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