Category: Musings

What to Bring a Colombian

It is sometimes necessary to load up your suitcase with food stuffs when visiting Colombian expats. Michael: Not a single U.S. food item haunts my taste buds enough to tell visitors from the States to bring the item when they visit. Such is not possible for Colombians living outside their country. They often have a […]

The New Colombian Coins Have a Theme

You may think that you are receiving funny money. Michael:  It is difficult enough when visiting another country to figure out their money. But Colombia is now throwing a wrench into the problem. They are changing their coins and using both at the same time. Not only do the new ones look and feel different, […]

Yacon has good taste and is healthy

Michael:  The sign stated that yacon (pronounced yah-cone) has many health benefits such as reducing cholesterol and triglycerides as well as helping to regulate blood pressure. They had my attention. I starred down at a basket of dirt covered things with a look similar to that of sweet potatoes. The lady cut a piece devoid […]