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About Colombianfoodie

My name is Myriam A, I was born in Colombia but have lived in the USA most of my life, my passion is travel , good food, good drinks and good people. I am 100% citizen of the world and animal advocate ! I hope if you follow me, and get inspired to start your own journey. I don't have the opportunity to travel with companions all the time, so most of the time  I am a solo traveler  , I would love to share my stories and offer any advice to anyone out there unsure if solo travel is for them I  have embarked on an adventure of a lifetime, I hope you can join me thru these adventures, and get some motivation to travel , either alone or in good company , stay tuned ......

Budapest, the Paris of the East

Budapest is the capital city of Hungary and for an old city, it has a unique, youthful atmosphere, a world-class classical music scene, fantastic night life, amazing architecture and a plethora of natural thermal baths, just to name a few. … Continue reading

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5 reasons to travel (cruise) solo:

  I started traveling solo many years ago mainly because I wanted to visit new places but could not get friends or family to come with me mostly because of scheduling conflicts or budget, so instead, I started traveling by … Continue reading

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Windstar Cruises featured a blog I wrote on Transatlantic Cruises and traveling solo and I’m so happy!

Here is the link to Windstar Cruises Blog: I hope you enjoy the article and most of all, I hope it inspires you to start your own journey  

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Valencia, Spain’s not 3rd best anymore…

Valencia is on the east coast of Spain and the third-largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona. The city is situated on the banks of the Turia, on the east coast of the Iberian Peninsula, fronting the Gulf of … Continue reading

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Ever thought of cruising solo? Here is a great opportunity to save some money and have a really good time

Solo travel does not have to be intimidating , on the contrary , very rewarding. Don’t be scared to try it, you just might enjoy it and wonder why it took you so long to travel alone. I do it … Continue reading

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Enchanting Toledo, Spain

During a visit to Valencia, Spain, a couple of girlfriends and I decided to drive to Toledo for the weekend. Nestled over a gorge overlooking the Río Tajo, Toledo is an easy 3-and-a-half-hour drive from Valencia and about an hour … Continue reading

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Barnacles what?

Barnacles are scary looking things that grow attached to rocks and or concrete  near shorelines, they are, as I discovered recently, very tasty. I had seen them before in fish markets but they looked too foreign to me to even … Continue reading

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Inspiration thru travel, being a mindful traveler, not a tourist

I love this travel quote from Mark Twain: “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating … Continue reading

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This Mexican City is on my must visit list, see why….

Great article from Travel and Leisure on San Miguel de Allende in Mexico,   this city has been on my MUST VISIT list for some time due not only too its beauty, it is also a popular city for expats, … Continue reading

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Passion Fruit dreaming

Colombia is known for having some of the most incredible fruits and vegetables in the planet ; one of my favorites is Maracuya or Passion Fruit, pictured here is the yellow passion fruit ( you can also find a purple … Continue reading

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