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With the extension of the Arco Norte toll road beyond Querétaro, visitors to San Miguel de Allende can drive to Oaxaca in seven hours, avoiding Mexico City. With the completion of the Arco Norte toll road from Puebla to Querétaro and beyond, residents of and vacationers to San Miguel de Allende can drive to Oaxaca… Read More »Easy Drive, San Miguel de Allende to Oaxaca, Avoids Mexico City
Mexican souvenirs made in China? Yes, it happens but here is how to find authentic Mexican souvenirs while vacationing south of the border.
Currently, Medellin Colombia has 193 points of free WiFi access, and is expected to install 30 more before the end of 2017. According to the Mayor of Medellin, the new points will be located in the Parque Lineal La Presidenta, Ciudad del Rio, Paque Obrero (Barrio Boston) and El Parque de la 4 Sur. Map of… Read More »Medellin The City With The Most Free WiFi Spot In Colombia
The rule for how long most tourists can stay is: 180 days in a calendar year (January 1st to December 31st in any given year) or 180 days consecutively More information on How Long Can I Stay in Medellin with Tourist Visa You can extend your Tourist Visa by going to Migracion Colombia website here: http://www.emtelco.co/agendamientoweb_migracol/app/index.php/home/ How to… Read More »How to Extend Your Tourist Visa in Medellin Colombia
If you arrive in Medellin, you are allowed 90 days to roam wild and free; that is if you are an American citizen (double check with your country’s visa if you are not American and share your experience!). You don’t have to get the visa in advanced, all you need is to book a flight,… Read More »How Long Can I Stay in Medellin with Tourist Visa?
The History of Medellin is worth knowing, most popular one is the Feria de las Flores, the Flower Festival in Medellin, Colombia. The Silleter, is a peasant from the territory of Santa Elena who used the silleta (almost looks like a chair) as a means of transport to sell flowers and other products in the… Read More »The History of The Flower Festival in Medellin
If you compare Medellin, Colombia with other cities around the world, you might feel a bit safer. Europe, for example, it’s notorious for you to lose your personal belongings by a pick pocket artist. Asia is known for fake jewelry and merchandises. Come to Medellin and you’ll find very few scams. Take note that this… Read More »Scams to Avoid in Medellin
Rappi, a one-year-old startup based in Colombia, focuses their on-demand delivery service. What do they deliver? Everything from delivering meals, groceries, and some crazy examples if you continue reading. It is betting that it can beat the odds and become a lucrative business. According to Simon Borrero, the company’s co-founder and CEO, Latin America’s market… Read More »Rappi: A Colombian Startup Who Wants to Deliver Everything
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