Bogotá: Backpacking the Birthplace of Cultura Ciudadana

Bogotá is a city that, two years ago when I first left the Netherlands, I was hell-bent on living in. Colombians, backpackers, and Colombia-based expats all preached to me the gospel of Medellín, but I’d done my research and didn’t wanna hear it: I’d made…

NOLA to Bogotá Update: Bienvenidos a Colombia

In October 2014, I left the Netherlands to move to Colombia. That quickly faded into backpacking overland from the US to Colombia, which turned into living in Mexico City for half a year, which turned into a lot of different and confusing things. Now, one…