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Five Days in Belgium

A proper visit to Belgium should include the Belgian highlights: Brussels, Bruges, Ghent, Antwerp and of course a Belgian beer brewery.

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Ayahuasca Experience in Medellin

Ayahuasca is not your friend, it’s your master Ayahuasca is a plant mixture that induces altered states of consciousness, lasting between 4-8 hours. It has different names and in Colombia they call it Yagé /jɑːˈheɪ/. I did Ayahuasca in Pucallpa, Peru and I also did it many times in Medellin. I didn’t see any difference between… Read More »Ayahuasca Experience in Medellin

The Magical Mountain in Santa Elena

Few have said that Santa Elena is one of their favorite place in Antioquia. I had to write about this one place called La Montaña Mágica, a District of Santa Elena. It’s less than 30-50 minutes drive from Medellín. There’s a tingling feeling, something magical here that most people will know and fall in love with. Yes the… Read More »The Magical Mountain in Santa Elena

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Tourism Injecting Economic Growth in Medellin and New Tourist Destination Added

According to Tourism Indicators System of Medellin and Antioquia (Situr), about 75,000 tourists chose the capital of Antioquia as a tourist destination in the year 2016. Of those, 20,000 were foreigners (Non Latin America). They’ve generated an economic impact on the city of $49 million dollars U.S. For residents abroad, of which 55,000 reported domestic tourists,… Read More »Tourism Injecting Economic Growth in Medellin and New Tourist Destination Added

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Microbrew Beer Festival in Medellin

The lowest beer consumption in the country has been Antioquia, because it is more ‘aguardientero’. A city with Aguardiente as it’s preferred alcohol of choice. “We have been gaining ground the aguardiente but still a low average” according to José Quiceno, brewmaster in the region. The figures for the Union brewery indicate that beer consumption of… Read More »Microbrew Beer Festival in Medellin

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Why go to Starbucks in Medellin when you’re in Colombia?!

I’ve been living in Medellin Colombia for about 6 months. Drinking coffee is an everyday thing for me. I wake up and drink coffee, after lunch, coffee, work and drink coffee. Caffeine doesn’t really effect me and I’ve accepted the fact that I like to enjoy black coffee. While majority of the people like to… Read More »Why go to Starbucks in Medellin when you’re in Colombia?!