Colombia travel Archive

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How Much Does It Cost to Live in Colombia?

The country of Colombia is not in my World’s Cheapest Destinations book, but it will be in my upcoming one out later this year on cheaper living abroad. It has a whole lot going for it as a place to live and while it’s a country on a roll in terms of

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16 Places I Went This Year (and a New Home in Mexico)

A lot of travel bloggers really don’t need to ever do a year-end summary because they’ve already told you about everything they ate for lunch in each destination and every monument they snapped a photo of. I try to be more evergreen than that, telling stories that are reasonably timeless and giving

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Amazon Creatures, Jacked up on Java, and the End of the Line in Ontario

It’s time for another collection of the best travel stories on the web, from the award-winning webzine Perceptive Travel. One of the features is mine this time, a piece on getting to the roots of good coffee by visiting farms where the beans are grown. Come along for the ride to Guatemala,

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Travel on the Cheap in South America

A few years back I wrote an article for Transitions Abroad that I updated this month: Budget Travel in South America. It’s not meant to be a comprehensive country-by-country rundown, but rather a strategy guide to where your money will stretch and what you can expect to pay in general terms. Then

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Visit Big Cities on a Sunday

If you’re visiting a big city on almost any continent and are looking to stretch your budget, try to time your travels so that you will have all of Sunday there. Most long-term travelers figure this out eventually, but I was reminded of this strategy again when I was in Bogota, Colombia