Alternate Title: A Look at the Shadetree U.S. Visa Industry, and the time I met a controversial military commander in prison.
Just Checked, Restaurant Service Still Sucks
A look at the inferior restaurant service in Peru and greater Latin America, with anecdotes from the cities where I’ve lived: Lima, Bogota and Arequipa.
Ten Things to Do in Bogota
An expat’s list of the top 10 things to do in Bogota including Monserrate, Salt Cathedral, Chapinero, Botero Museum, Zona Rosa, La Candelaria, Usaquen and more.
Neighbors from Hell in Bogota
Journalist and hotelier Richard McColl tells the story of his neighbors from hell which illustrates how the friendliness in Latin America is only skin deep.
Lima vs. Bogota for Expats
Subjective comparison of Lima vs. Bogota for expats based on criteria including cost of living, weather, food, safety and more.
Kingdom of Thieves: El Cartucho, Bogota
An excerpt from Mad Outta Me Head on the old El Cartucho district of Bogota, which was a un-policed neighborhood of drugs and addiction.