“I saw an American eating [avocado toast] and I was like, ‘What the f**k?’”
So, how do we that? how do we start to change the politics of urban sustainability and resilience in a way that we see different
The rapper should have left flowers for the murderous drug lord's victims.
" Once we got to know the city, we were struck by how little the reality coincided with negative perceptions. Not only is
Shaima Abulhajj talks about Cairo, a city characterized by long delays and enormous traffic jams. In 1962, the government
In Medellin, the program "Improvement without Barriers" by the Institution for Social housing and Habitat (ISVIMED) aims
I'm here to tell you that I've found the Holy Grail of expat destinations. Each of us as our own priorities, but to find a place that ticks the boxes on nearly everyone's list is something special.
In India, Mumbai may be one of the most crowded cities in the world, but it also boasts a 149 kilometers of coastline. Last
The Euro-undertones are strong in Medellín, from the way the women dress to the way people greet you in passing on the street. Wandering around Medellín is more reminiscent of walking around Paris than almost any other city in the Americas.
Streetfight is an inspiring read. The sort of book that should be read by every officeholder wondering how they will advance their agenda in the rough and tumble world of contemporary urban politics.
3. Visiting Parque Biblioteca de España (The Spanish Library) About an hour and a half outside of the capital city of Bogota
For us, that's what Medellin is -- the most comfortable and pleasant place we know to settle in, settle back, and simply savor the setting, the circumstance, and the company. For our family, this is as good as it gets.
I considered that my travel dream came true when I experienced the natural beauty and the exquisite wild animal life in South Africa last year. I had saved 10 years for that trip, and the reality of my tour was better than the projections of my dream.
In the months before I went to Colombia on tour, I was reading a book called Salt. Did you know that salt was the most precious commodity since almost the existence of mankind? Salt linked every city, every country, and every tribe for thousands of years before the birth of Christ and thousands of years after.
"I like to take care of people," the guy said, handing him a bottle. "That's just how I am." I immediately called Gio (who
If you're shopping the world map, trying to choose where to live, retire or invest in a second home overseas, you don't want to make your decision based entirely on currency exchange rates. However, you do want to pay attention to them.
Thanks to the roaring, soaring Greenback, more of the Old World is more affordable right now than it's been in a long time. No COLA? No problem.
This understanding of the female body, usually called narco aesthetic, had a deep impact on the female culture of the city. In Medellín women have historically been seen as strong figures, mothers and hard workers.
In 1999, when I was a war correspondent in Colombia, I was in Medellin covering the famous Flower Festival for RCN Networks. During the day the news focused on positive culture, associating the city with flowers, folklore, and music.