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Exploring Medellin Through The World Urban Forum

April 16, 2014 | By | Reply More
Exploring Medellin Through The World Urban Forum

The 7th World Urban Forum (WUF7) organized by United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat) was hosted in Medellin, Colombia on April 5 – 11, 2014. The World Urban Forum is a conference about cities to examine problems with rapid urbanization, communities, economies, climate change, and policies. This event has been going on every two years […]

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Mobility Innovation: Outdoor Escalator In Medellin

March 2, 2014 | By | 8 Replies More
Mobility Innovation: Outdoor Escalator In Medellin

Prior to living in Medellin I read the news about innovation happening in the city with improving mobility and learned that one of the poorest neighborhoods got an outdoor escalator. It’s actually free to use. The climb is about 1,260 feet or 28 stories high. The escalator cuts the walking time down from 35 to […]

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Gourmet Coffee Tour in San Juan Lake Atitlán

June 10, 2013 | By | 8 Replies More
Gourmet Coffee Tour in San Juan Lake Atitlán

When tourists visit the town of San Juan in Lake Atitlán Guatemala they may only go for the women’s weaving cooperatives, but there’s a hidden gem worth visiting… an organic coffee farm. Guatemala is know for gourmet coffee so I wanted to taste it right at the source. If you drink coffee to start your […]

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Take Spanish classes in Antigua

April 22, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Take Spanish classes in Antigua

There are several schools in Antigua where you can learn Spanish. The prices are affordable for one on one instruction compared to other Spanish speaking countries. Since I was in town a week before my volunteer mission, I thought I would brush up on my Spanish so that I can communicate better at the work […]

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Explore cenotes on a bike challenge

March 18, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Explore cenotes on a bike challenge

Something I did differently during my trip to Mexico last December was that I didn’t plan that much. I just wanted to be in the moment and see who I would meet, then decide on what and where to explore. I had an idea of sites I wanted to see, but I didn’t have set […]

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What is the Liebster Blog Award?

March 9, 2013 | By | Reply More
What is the Liebster Blog Award?

The Liebster Blog Award is a way to recognize newbie bloggers who have less than 200 followers. It’s like an online chain letter that helps promote readership. It’s passed on from one blogger to another to show support and let them know they’re doing a good job. Passing on the Liebster Award is way to […]

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