Cultural Highlights of Medellin, Colombia

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Medellin pronounced “Meda-jean” in Colombia, South America is a vibrant city located in a valley about 626 miles northeast of Bogotá and about an hour and a half from the Amazon.  There has been an enormous educational, cultural, social, and urban transformation in Medellin. Today about 2 million tourists visit this city each year, a […]

A City Getaway and Leaping from a Bridge in Bern, Switzerland

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A stroll along the city plazas or a swim in the river Aare leaves you wandering why more capital cities aren’t like this one. By: Ben Brown BERN IN A NUTSHELL I landed in the cold water with a loud splash. I looked up at the bridge I had just jumped from. People are swimming […]