Bizarre Dating Ritual: The 'Low Rice' or Arroz en Bajo Collective groan from blonde women everywhere! Agreed. Could we hate this any more? You'd better define it, for those who are blissfully unaware... Okay, well there are many definitions of arroz en bajo but one is to imagine a crowded hob... Ver post completo.
Blonde Beauty Tip: Ombré Hair What? Man hair? No, ombré hair not hombre hair. It’s all the rage in Hollywood. Basically, celebrities are dip-dying the ends of their lovely long hair to give it a two-tone, slightly hippie look. Fans include Drew Barrymore, SJP and Rachel Bilson. Hang on, so the... Ver post completo.
Blonde Spanglish: We’re a couple What’s wrong with that? Oh, this one makes me feel sad. My friend was having a long but very slow dating experience with a cute Colombian, you know, one week you see him and the next week you don’t. Eventually, he sent her a message asking about a date and she... Ver post completo.
Blonde Food Tip: Bandeja Paisa Aw, an old favourite! I know, it's a funny old meal, with such a mixture of different cuisines and so damned huge! There are some variations but really a bandeja paisa should contain red kidney beans cooked with pork, white rice, minced meat, chicharon, plantain, arepa,... Ver post completo.
Hot Date Spot: La Destilería (Calle 85 # 12 - 91) Surely that's betraying your darling Pravda... I know! I do love Pravda, but it can be so exhausting trying to secure a table there. La Destilería is the new Pravda, a fantastic martini menu, great atmosphere and still plenty of room. Why is... Ver post completo.
Blonde Music Tip: Andrés Mauricio Cabas Rosales You like Costeños, don't you? Ha, is it obvious? Well I do like Cabas, he may have been born in Barranquilla but he soon moved to Bogotá. Anyway, as the son of a composer, his musical talent and skills are vast. He was also supposedly inspired to produce... Ver post completo.
Bizarre Dating Ritual: The Tester Kiss What on Earth? You must have experienced The Tester Kiss! One of the cutest things about dating Colombians and it probably all stems from the Avoid-a-Kiss... What is it? You know how most foreign men will choose a moment to kiss a girl for the first time and... Ver post completo.
Codename: The Puppy Dog How to spot him: Dewy eyes, snuggly sweater, army of female 'friends'... Where would I find him? Candelario, Pravda, Hotel V What's the risk? Well, the Puppy Dog is the modern-day equivalent of a wolf in sheep's clothing, except, it's more like the player dressed as a puppy.... Ver post completo.
Blonde Dating Tip: Cats and Strings Er, what? As you know, dating is a science which means psychologists are all over its mechanics. Most of their research helps out the men (traditionally the ones who take the lead) but there's no reason why we can't take a sneak peak... And the cats? Well, the... Ver post completo.
Blonde Book: The Beautiful and Damned (F Scott Fitzgerald) Aw, so lovely, but so not Colombian... I know, but I think living here for a while, adapting to the culture, trying to understand it, can do something to a girl. And there's nothing like F Scott Fitzgerald for reminding you who you are and where... Ver post completo.