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Not even January and Already Talking about Carnaval?? Yes indeed my friend, it happens to me too. The official dates for Carnaval of Barranquilla 2017 are...

With one less holiday than Argentina, Colombia enjoys the second most holidays of any country. However, Barranquilleros celebrate two additional days! Despite the fact that...

For many people, Barranquilla is considered the best vividero in the world. You might ask yourself.. what is a vividero? Well, it's a place where...

I'm going to tell you a few short stories about victims; two are cringe-worthy, and the other could be Hollywood action film material. Earlier this...

Some people might wonder what the fuss was all about when they arrive at our airport and don't find a Carnaval party raging outside...

Barranquilla has been striving for the past decade to develop a solid electronic music scene.  I remember back in the late 90s when I...

Living in a foreign country, a person makes many observations.  Some occur immediately while others may take a while.  One I’ve had arriving in...

Originally established in Bogota and Medellin, and then brought to Barranquilla in 1941, La Enseñanza is a Catholic girls' school which has been serving...

The combination of the sun's warm touch and the soft caress of "la briza" makes most of us long for our hammocks.. just another one of...

Zika and Microcephaly In the past several months, Zika, a mosquito born infection, has been spreading rapidly around the world, including on the Atlantic coast...