When You First Think of Colombia, What Do You Think Of?

Traveling to Colombia can be exciting (and not in all the stereotypical ways you might think). The country offers a variety of climates and scenery, as well a diversity of amazing cities. So what is one to do when trying to figure out where to go in Colombia? This handy and entertaining flowchart might help. …

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Colombia is Excited by Their World Cup Qualifications (Oh, and Some Other Sports, Too)

¡Gol Colombia! With those words, and a tie with Chile, the Colombian National Soccer Team qualified October 11 for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. The goal came as striker Falcao hit his second penalty shot of the game to tie it and propel the soccer-loving nation into the most-watched sports championships in the world. …

Profile: Medellín

National Public Radio ran an interesting profile of the city of Medellín today.  It is in some ways a reflective of Colombia's changes as a whole - not without its problems with poverty and violence, but leaps and bounds over what Medellín was like in the 1990s when it was the "Murder Capital of the World." …