It's no secret, I miss a good book-store. Maybe it's the Portlander in me, but browsing all the latest books, sipping coffee and the quiet murmur of people is one of my top 5 favorite things. Haven't been able to find that here in a real consistent way. Especially books in English. Until… Continue reading The Logos Hope in Port
Good news. We found a barn, with horses, and a riding school and I couldn't be happier. As I sat on the outside of the arena, watching my kids take their first lesson, I thought about how many hours my own parents had logged watching me. I don't know if my children will… Continue reading In the Spirit of Trying…
Today was the first day since arriving back in Cartagena that I felt in sync with everything going on around me. I feel like I hibernated a bit after we came home, trying to process the transition back. When people ask me about living in Colombia, I often talk about the quality of life you… Continue reading Today, I found my groove.
I was lucky enough to get invited to my first High Tea. The beautiful Intercontinental Cartagena is trying out a few new menu options for guests, and we were able to test them out. What fun to drink tea and eat cake in the middle of the afternoon? This should be a regular thing. If that… Continue reading High Tea: Cartagena City Guide
I wanted to start a mini-series about different aspects of Daily Life. When I visit home, I get a lot of questions about what goes on in different aspects of daily life. I thought I would start with everyone's favorite, food. I find a lot of misconceptions about the food in Colombia, most people… Continue reading Daily Life: Food
This week we visited the tastiest cafe is the neighborhood of Getsemani. What makes this place so special, besides the most amazing Cold Brew I have had in Colombia, is that they employ at risk youth in Cartagena. So you can not only order lots of food and drinks, you can feel good about supporting… Continue reading Tuesday Coffee Date: Cafe Stepping Stone
Our 2nd stop for Tuesday Coffee was in the trendy neighborhood of Getsemani. Lots of hostels and beautiful street Art, there really isn't a bad photo to be taken. We came across a little hole in the wall spot called Beiyu. We had fancy coffee and my first Colombian Acai bowl!! I had been searching… Continue reading Tuesday Coffee Date