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Live in South America? Here’s what these expats think of life in Colombia

Live in South America? Here’s what these expats think of life in Colombia

We know that Colombia has a favorable climate, offers stunning vistas and covet-able landscapes as well as a people who are often described as fun-loving, generous and, perhaps best of all, happy.

But what is it like to settle in this country as a foreigner and live there?

Well according to many expats, life in Colombia is sweet.

Colombians are proud of their country and are eager to share their home in the best light possible, according to a BBC report.

This means that Colombians will be happy to show you around, from the best sights to the best of Colombian cuisine.

Perhaps part of this welcoming spirit is that expats in Colombia are actually rather rare and visitors come in the form of tourists rather than long-term residents.

“Out of the 40-plus countries I have been to, there is no other place where I’ve seen foreigners feel such a great balance of familiarity and novelty,” says William Duran, who lives in Colombia.

“Colombians are very helpful and cheerful. The country is warm in every sense of the word.”

Most expats in Colombia base themselves around the stunning, bustling capital of Bogota with its 8 million residents or Medellín, nestled amid Antioquia’s mountainous region.

Both cities offer a lot to visitors and residents alike with both serving as Colombia’s most creative and culturally diverse hubs.

So whether you are interested in settling down in Colombia, are from there or have always wanted to visit, one thing you can rely on is the warm, welcoming hospitality of the Colombian people.

Why not join thousands of others who are sending Tigo Colombia top-up to family and loved ones in Colombia.

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