Dec 15, 2015
Can you imagine an experience as enriching as taking a
secondment from your 9 to 5 grind in an office setting in London
and moving to Colombia for six months to work with an NGO?
This is precisely what Briton Sarah Hornby has done and through her job at GSK she now finds herself nearing the end of a six month stay in...
Dec 8, 2015
How does a young man from Bonn in Germany end up in Colombia,
living in Bogota and starting up a new internet platform to
facilitate the purchase of real estate here in Colombia for
international investors? Well, this and many more are the topics
for a lively conversation with Michael in Episode 121.
The idea behind...
Dec 1, 2015
In this Episode 120, the English voice of Colombia, Richard McColl, takes the opportunity to share some thoughts about some worrying situations afoot in Colombia. First, McColl discusses the plight of US-Colombian citizen Kaleil Isaza Tuzman, the star of the documentary "startup.com" who has been jailed in Colombia...
Nov 24, 2015
How comfortable would you be signing up to a list, paying a fee and dining with 10 other strangers? Well, there's a new culinary and social movement which is opening up private homes as venues for dinner parties. This is exactly what Sara Lisa Orstavik (a one time employee for the World Food Program) in Colombia is...
Nov 10, 2015
Netflix's hit series "Narcos" chronicles the rise of the
Medellin Cartel and the U.S.-led manhunt to bring down its
notorious kingpin, Pablo Escobar. Finally, as a foreigner living in
Colombia I grew tired of the show and that's when I read Steven
Cohen's excellent piece for the New Republic magazine.
Cohen has spent...