Colombia

Wild Magic Mushrooms In a Little Town Called Guatape

This article about wild magic mushrooms is a guest post by Regan from refinedmindset.com. In Colombia, there is a little town called Guatape. On the outskirts of Medellin, this little town rivals your current idea of what heaven would look like. With a population of no more than a few thousand people, this town possesses a […]

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Lima Vs. Bogota: A Gringo’s Go-To Guide

Heading to South American, but unsure what big city to visit? Curious which metropolis is best for gringos? You’ve come to the right place. In this post, I compare Lima vs. Bogota. We’ll dive deep and find out which city is best geared towards your wants and needs. Both these cities are massive South American […]

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Colombia Vs. Peru: A Gringo’s Go-To Guide

Colombia Vs. Peru. Two great South American countries for traveling gringos to visit. But, which country is better? Well, that’s what we’re about to find out. After spending a decent amount of time in both these countries, I’m qualified to compare and contrast. But, I’m just one dude with a laptop. This is just my […]

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Do You Need to Speak Spanish in Colombia?

Maybe it’s a silly question. Of course, you need to speak a little Spanish in a Spanish-speaking country in South America. But how important is speaking Spanish in Colombia? Well, that depends on who you are, what you want to do, and where you’re going. Personally… I’ve found Colombia to be a bit intimidating without […]

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Bogota Vs. Cali | Gringo’s A-Z Guide

Bogota Vs. Cali Which city offers a better glimpse into Colombian culture for the traveling gringo? Well, it all depends on who you ask and what you’re into. Cali may be the cheapest big city in Colombia. The sweltering lowland city boasts smooth vibes in its ubiquitous salsatecas and a more relaxed and slower pace […]

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Devil’s Breath | How Dangerous is Scopolamine in Colombia?

You may have heard the stories, but hopefully you haven’t experienced Devil’s Breath before. One commonly found drug in Colombia… Drugs in Colombia? Tell me more, Jake! No, these aren’t the fun kind of drugs. We’re talking about getting drugged in Colombia and then robbed. Potentially even killed. We’re talking about scopolamine, the drug that […]

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