Monthly Archives: December 2016

What’s the Colombian diet like?

I’ve been struggling to figure out a how and what to start writing again after 4 months of absence! I’ve been terrible at keeping up the blog due to a combination of work, fun and festivities! In fact, there are still so many things about Colombia to write about! So I decided I had to […]

How Colombians celebrate Christmas

  A ‘luxury’ version novena, in which a Vallenato band has been brought in to celebrate the hostess’ birthday which happened to be on one of the novena days. Christmas celebrations in Colombia really start nine days (I know, rather different from the Anglo-saxon 12 days) before Christmas, which explains the name of the rather beautiful tradition novena, when […]

The hottest song in Colombia at the moment

I’m not embarrassed to admit that recently I fell in love with ONE thing about Colombia. It’s the first thing related to Colombia that I admit I’ve fallen in love with. The country’s been making some really good music and the rest of the world would benefit from knowing about that. So I’m starting a series about Colombian music! […]