Tag: Travel

Felinos – Restaurant Review

Leer en Español Michael:  In the Usaquen barrio of Bogotá many restaurants surround Felinos. However it is the one place my wife and I eat at most often when we are in the neighborhood. And yes, we sometimes make a special trip there to enjoy the food. Graciela:  It is a lunch place. You get […]

Escape the Cold – Come to Colombia

Michael:  I am from Michigan. Oh yes I remember surviving for 50 years those cold winters. Sometimes it was so far below zero  that moisture from my nose froze on my moustache eventually breaking off the hairs. In later years taking a break to warmer weather became a priority. Nothing better to help you survive […]

Another Way to See the World, Learn and Earn

Originally published in the Fenton Patch newspaper February 2012 ******* The 21 year-old lady graduated from university with a Bachelor degree in business. Competition for jobs was tough. Those businesses she had already applied to failed to offer benefits of higher education possibilities. An MBA would give an edge, but her bank account looked dismal. […]

A Truly Great Cup of Coffee

Coffee in The United States is terrible in taste. I feel pretty confident that some are raising their hackles to that statement and ready to spout forth their damnation of what they may consider blasphemy. Please read on though before you put fingers to keyboard pounding out a curt missive expressing your displeasure with my […]

Cartagena – Caribbean Jewel Winter Getaway

Originally published in the Fenton Patch newspaper November 28, 2011 ****** Tens of millions of dollars of gold and emeralds have been shipped from its shores. The city has also served as the head of both the slave trade and the Spanish Inquisition in South America. In 1586 Sir Francis Drake tried to burn it […]