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Colombia Calling - The English Voice in Colombia

The Colombia Calling podcast is your first stop magazine-style podcast for everything you ever wanted to know about Colombia. Interviewing experts in the travel industry, deciphering the politics, dealing with security issues and explaining the cultural nuances of this newly fashionable destination, Colombia Calling is hosted by Anglo Canadian expat Richard McColl and broadcast on the Overseas Radio Network

 

Sep 30, 2013

We all strive for editorial integrity and this week's show is a stand out as we have Nicholas Gill (http://nicholas-gill.com) a freelance travel, culture and culinary journalist originally from Ohio but now resident of Brooklyn, NY here with Colombia Calling in Mompos, Colombia. Gill contributes frequently to the New...


Sep 23, 2013

Tony Clark and his partner Kim both from Scotland decided to settle in Popayan, Colombia roughly seven years ago. They first started the incredibly successful Hosteltrail website (www.hosteltrail.com) providing unheard of as yet information about how to travel in South and Central America, then they set up a hostel and...


Sep 17, 2013

In the wake of the nationwide strikes which paralyzed Colombia for a fortnight and in some regions continue, with the ongoing peace dialogues between the Government and the FARC guerrillas, unrest in most sectors of the country from the teachers to the miners and the truck drivers, we at Colombia Calling feel that it is...


Sep 9, 2013

This week we get to talk to Briton Vicki Kellaway the author behind the BananaSkinFlipFlops blog (www.bananaskinflipflops.com) about living in Colombia, travel in Colombia and her very erudite and observational writing style. Do you know that her blog has won awards? That she is creating a map for the different...


Sep 2, 2013

This week we interview two Englishmen Tim Woodhouse and Milo Butterick who gave up everything in the UK and came out to start life in Bucaramanga, Santander. Amongst their projects a hostel called Kasa Guane Bucaramanga (http://www.kasaguane.com/) and a foundation called Goals for Peace International - Goles por la Paz...