Bizarre Dating Ritual: The Curse of Monserrate Sounds ominous? Depends how you see it. The story goes that happy little couples who venture together to our mountain-top church will never be married. Shame when you consider the cable cars are so romantic... So what do we do? If you don't want to marry... Ver post completo.
The Bogotá Blonde
Archivo septiembre 2012
Men To Avoid #3: English Enthusiast
Codename: The English Enthusiast How to spot him: Jeans, opportunist grin, locally acquired foreign accent Why should I worry? Hello? Do you know how much English teachers are paid? You want to give that away for a Juan Valdez latte and a cocktail in 6L6? You'll spend your days without so much as a... Ver post completo.
Blonde Travel Tip #2: The Toilet Stop
Blonde Travel Tip: The Toilet Stop Please explain... We've all been there, needing the restroom when we're stranded in the touristy parts of Bogota, Medellin, even Cartagena, but did you realise how easily you could put your foreign-ness to good use? ... How? Just go to a nice restaurant or hotel,... Ver post completo.
Hot Date Spot #2: Plaza Simon Bolivar
Hot Date Spot: Plaza de Bolivar (aka Plaza Simon Bolivar) Is this a joke? No! The rains could arrive at any moment so enjoy the plaza on a sunny Sunday while you have the chance. Eat ajiaco, visit the President, feed a few pigeons... Become a tourist, you mean? Why not? You're at your best when you're... Ver post completo.
Blonde Beauty Tip #2: New Nail Order
Blonde Beauty Tip: New Nail Order This is one of your weird-isms isn't it? Yes! Beauticians are so good at bullying you in the salon but if you don't do things in the right order, you end up smudging and ruining a good three hours work... Go on then, explain... Okay, so first you need to pay for... Ver post completo.
Bizarre Dating Ritual #2: The Calls
Bizarre Dating Ritual: The Constant Phone Calls Eh? You know how Colombians are always late? Well that includes dates. But, just in case you give up and leave, he'll call you constantly.... "Did you find the restaurant?"... then... "I'm 5 minutes away," ... then... "Wait for me!" ... then... "I'm arriving,"... Ver post completo.
Men To Avoid #2: Mummy’s Minion
Codename: The Mummy's Minion How to spot him: Answering his phone on transmilenio with the immortal words: "Holaaa Mamiiiiita," Why should I worry? Erm, so, this might seem like the perfect man - soft, cuddly, stay-at-home, overly attentive to your every need. But the Mummy's Minion is actually just... Ver post completo.
Blonde Travel Tip #1: Flirt for Freedom
Blonde Travel Tip: Flirt for Freedom Here we go... WHAT?! Oh hear me out before you judge. A fellow blonde was travelling Colombia in a car with two Colombians when a police officer pulled them over and started muttering about a penalty. Just when things started to look really dodgy, he caught sight... Ver post completo.
Hot Date Spot #1: Villanueva, Galerias
Hot Date Spot: Villanueva, Galerias (Kr 27 # 52 - 66) Isn't that... Yes, relax, it is a vallenato bar. And that is completely acceptable so long as you block out all the lyrics and learn to do that double-hip, gyrate-in-a-square thing everyone else excels at... But what's in it for me? Vallenato... Ver post completo.
Blonde Beauty Tip #1: The Mini-Mani
Blonde Beauty Tip: The Mini-Mani Er, what? Oh please keep up. I'm talking about a quick, mid-week nail polish fix. It's the only way to keep your nails presentable... Why? We all know how much Bogotanos like their manicures. But Saturday is often the only chance to sit down for a full, hour-long... Ver post completo.