Blonde Books: Living To Tell The Tale (Gabriel Garcia Marquez) Oh, you're such a Gabo fan... And? I generally assume most expats will work their way through his classics, but the autobiography is so much more. An incredible insight into an incredible career... But some claim that he abandoned Colombia?... Ver post completo.
Hot Date Spot: Gringo Tuesdays (La Villa - Kr 14a # 83 - 56) The city's biggest midweek night out... for a date? Ssshhh, you have to introduce him to your friends one day and La Villa is great, plenty of dark corners, always busy. At least there won't be any awkward silences... What do I get out... Ver post completo.
Blonde Music Tip: Jorge Celedon You know most foreigners don't really like vallenato... You're right. Maybe we're too uptight for the jolly, upbeat sound, the intimate dancing, the alcohol-soaked, occasionally wayward lyrics. I love it though... And Jorge Celedon is a good place to start? Definitely.... Ver post completo.
Bizarre Dating Ritual: Who Pays? Easy. He does if you like him. Split the check if you don't... Those are NYC/London rules! If a man invites you here, he invites you. Enjoy it... At first... Yes. We all know blonde girls don't stand for being treated like princesses for very long and this is the... Ver post completo.
Codename: The Smooth Seducer How do I spot him? Ripped jeans, puppy dog eyes, Jane Austen aura. Why should I worry? Oh darling, shall we get all of his current girlfriends in one place and talk about it over tea? The Smooth Seducer might fill all of the dreamy notions you have about a romance overseas,... Ver post completo.
Blonde Travel Tip: Bendy Bits That sounds wrong... I know! I'm talking about everyone's favourite city transport system. It really hasn't been a good week for transmilenio... Problems are like buses... Exactly. They all come along at once. But while a robbery and a break down can happen to anyone,... Ver post completo.
Blonde Food Tip: Guama I wondered when we'd get fruity... Seriously, that was such a bad joke. Guama is one of those fruits you're unlikely to see outside South America. Inside, it looks like chunks of cotton wool wound around giant seeds... Is it tasty? Yes! You have to try it. Guama has a few different... Ver post completo.
Hot Date Spot: La Vecindad (Clle 67 #8 - 01) Even you wouldn't go on a date to a place where the staff wear fancy dress... Oh yes I would. I think La Vecindad is great. All that comfort Mexican food, drizzling tacos, sizzling fajitas. If he can't handle that, he's far too uptight... But it's based... Ver post completo.
Blonde Art Tip: Dj Lu Who? Well, even if you don't know the name, you will know the work. This laid-back Bogota graffiti artist has stencilled half the city... How do I know it's him? Besides the detailed murals, which capture some of Colombia's less celebrated characters, Dj Lu specialises in quick,... Ver post completo.
Bizarre Dating Ritual: The Check Ups Er, isn't that a medical thing? Hardly. I just wish I had 10,000 pesos for every time I answered the phone to the words: Donde estas, Corazon? ... Like the Shakira song? Erm... look, just forget the States and Europe, where your man might call you once a day -... Ver post completo.