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Armenia, Colombia: Recalling The Miracle City I Called Home For 4 Months

Shortly before the end of our studies in Colombia, we were invited to a professor’s home for a gathering and a friend asked the group, “What would you miss most about here?” It was an unexpected question, and I blurted, … Continue reading Armenia, Colombia: Recalling The Miracle City I Called Home For 4 Months

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Of New Year’s Resolutions: I’m not Jack & I’m Gonna Get My New Fabulous Body!

A few years back, I read Gretchen Rubin’s first book, The Happiness Project, and something that she said about resolutions struck a chord. Many people make New Year’s resolutions but do not see them through (sometimes, as bad as giving … Continue reading Of New Year’s Resolutions: I’m not Jack & I’m Gonna Get My New Fabulous Body!

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Tatacoa Desert, Huila: Traipsing In the Valley of Sorrows In Colombia

What is the difference between sand dunes and a desert? I found myself wondering about the differences, as I trudged along the somewhat barren land of Tatacoa in the Huila department of Colombia. Memories of catching the sunrise at Mui … Continue reading Tatacoa Desert, Huila: Traipsing In the Valley of Sorrows In Colombia

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Explore Quindio: An Agricultural Theme Park named PANACA

The hospitality that were extended to us made me feel humble. Every moment, I count my blessings for being able to visit this beautiful country and learn about Colombia’s fascinating history, culture, people and landscapes. There are many natural resources in … Continue reading Explore Quindio: An Agricultural Theme Park named PANACA

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Explore Cali, Colombia: Serendipity in the World’s Capital of Salsa

Somewhere in the southwestern part of Colombia lies the controversial Cali – capital of the Valle de Cauca department, best known for being a city where salsa reigns. I did not dance and my personal experience with Cali was short, but … Continue reading Explore Cali, Colombia: Serendipity in the World’s Capital of Salsa

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Night Bus from Armenia to Medellin: A Solo Female Traveller In Colombia

While I live by the life principle of ‘never letting fear stop you from what you endeavour’, it is important to take caution and not act in stupidity precariously when one is travelling in a foreign land. So how dangerous/unsafe … Continue reading Night Bus from Armenia to Medellin: A Solo Female Traveller In Colombia

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Explore Medellin: The City of Eternal Spring In Colombia

A weekend jaunt to the City of Eternal Spring has enlightened me on what all the hype on Medellin is about. Reminding me somewhat of home in Singapore, Medellin is that familiar new place that evokes curiosity. Is that how … Continue reading Explore Medellin: The City of Eternal Spring In Colombia