Tourist2Townie.com – 2 Years Deep

This past Saturday marked the 2 year anniversary of Tourist2Townie.com and my quest to travel deeper. On October 1st, 2009 I left everything comfortable in my life in search of something more. My dream was to become part of a foreign community, learn new skills, meet new people and experience new adventures. Now, as I … Continued

Un Dia En La Vida – Medellin, Colombia

While I’m happy to be home visiting friends and family for a few months, putting together this little piece really made me miss life back in Medellin. The music, food, language, culture and women… I fell in love with Colombia in the 5 short months of living in Medellin and I can’t wait to get … Continued

Un Dia en la Vida – Medellin, Colombia

The music, food, language, culture and women… I fell in love with Colombia in the 5 short months of living in Medellin and I can’t wait to get back soon. I shot all the clips for this Medellin time-lapse video the day before returning to the States. I sat for 25 minutes at 20 different … Continued

First Salsa Lessons in Medellin, Colombia

My first Salsa class in Medellin, Colombia as I learn the basic Salsa steps for dancing Salsa from my Colombian Friend Marleny from GozArte in Envigado, Colombia. Read More About My Salsa Lessons in Medellin Colombia Related Post FOTO FRIDAY: Shots for Tots February Update: Building off Setbacks If I had a Castle… FOTO FRIDAY: … Continued

Colombia Highlights

 Despite its chequered past, Colombia is currently much in vogue with backpackers and it’s easy to see why if you just scratch the surface. South American countries have always topped the list for travellers who need to make their budget stretch that little bit further, largely due to the fact that they offer cheap food … Continued

My Colombian Family Vacation

Good thing I didn’t break anything at the family finca in Cisneros, because if I did, I wouldn’t have been invited on the Colombian family vacation to San Jeronimo. After the finca, my Colombian friend Jennifer (who I’d met at the Nacional Football Match) asked if I wanted to join her and her best friend’s … Continued

FOTO FRIDAY: A Colombian Flower

A friend and I stopped to smell the flowers on our hike up to Pueblito Paisa in Medellin, Colombia. Pueblito Paisa was designed as a replica of a traditional Colombian village square located on the Cerro Nutibara (Nutibara Hill) off the Industriales Medellin Metro Line. The view of Medellin from the lookout area above Pueblito … Continued

April Update: From Townie to Tuxedo

April Recap: Business was the name of the game in April. With the new T2T site up and running I spent most of the month working on new business ventures and continuing to make updates and additions to the site with a focus on advertising. My apartment in Medellin has been working out great. My … Continued

6 Must See Colombian Movies

In an effort to understand the incredibly complexities of life in Colombia, I’ve been searching for Colombian movies and documentaries to help answer questions I have about the culture, history and people of this amazing country. Although I realize I’ll never truly understand what it means to be Colombian, these 5 movies have helped me … Continued

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