Colombia Expat Moving Guide $7.99

  NOW UPDATED FOR 2014 PDF version New Colombian Visa requirements, updated apartment hunting prices all for 2014.  This is the ONE HOW TO GUIDE on moving to Colombia. ORDER FROM AMAZON DOT COM will download directly to your iPAD $7.99 in Kindle Version CLICK HERE You want to know how to rent an apartment […]

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FREE BOOK Colombia Street Food Guide

      Here is the list of the books I have available to help your move to Colombia.   Please help me continue with my travels and providing free Travel and Cook books, if you find these FREE books useful take a moment to make a donation, any amount is appreciated.  Thank You  !! […]

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Medellin in 3 minute video tour, Adventure, the Food and the Girls

WARNING !!   COME TO MEDELLIN FOR A VISIT YOU MAY NEVER LEAVE !!   http://russellfreeman.com Welcome to Medellin this video is a set of short clips of what is Medellin. Come for a visit enjoy the food, the adventures and Colombian pretty girls that await your arrival. More details on the web site link […]

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Retire Medellin Colombia Adventure day trip Travels

Hello this is Russell, today in this video I wish to tell you about all the places you can go starting from Medellin as your “base camp”.   Adventure Travel to other close countries and day trip out of the Valley Medellin to close cities you should visit.  A few hobbies you may wish to […]

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Medellin Apartment for $1,000 a month

http://russellfreeman.com What is a $1,000 dollar apartment like in Medellin Colombia? This unit is “vacant” not furnished. To show what you may expect for a rental. Located on the 17th floor of a building a few blocks uphill from Poblado Avenue, in Poblado a prime area, walk to the malls & parks. Medellin living is, […]

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Retirement Visa to Colombia How to Retire Colombia Cheap

Hello this is Russell.  The YouTuber video below is my introduction of myself and to give you a bit of information on Medellin Colombia so you may discover the Valley of Eternal Spring for yourself, come for a visit you may never leave. Retirement Visa help is available from several friends locally in Medellin, PLUS […]

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Medellin Colombia Apartments you can afford $600 to $700 a month

This is a short video on what will $600 to $700 dollars for a apartment be like.  This is in the Beverly Hills area in all of South America Poblado Medellin.  I take you around to the next closes city for a compare prices and features of a 1 bedroom in Poblado vs a 3 […]

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Colombia Retirement Wall Street Journal on Retirement

This is an interesting news story on the facts of retirement to Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Belize and Panama.  ALL FACTS you should know if your thinking of these countries as to compare to Colombia.  I cover a lot more items from personal friends who have moved to these cities and finally moved on to Colombia […]

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Retirement in Colombia MONEY USNEWS.COM

Here is a news item from US News dot com on Retirement to Colombia I wished to pass along. It is not only me saying this is a great spot to check out but more and more people are finding out why “Colombia” and then Why Not Colombia, as the spot to retire.    Below […]

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Basic Salsa Steps to learn

The best way to meet people here in Colombia, is you need to LEARN SALSA.  Really not hard to learn the “basic” Cali Colombian Salsa steps.  Build on your dance from there.  Several dance studios are in Medellin to help, below are a few YouTube videos to get you stated.  Many of the Salsa Clubs […]

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Sexy Dance en Medellin

I saw this YouTube video [click see full post]  from a local dance school here in Medellin just had to share with all my friends thinking about coming to Colombia or wish to take a few Salsa Lessons while here.  The school is in Medellin Santo Baile in Poblado. Salsa classes in Medellin are given […]

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Salsa Lessons in Colombia

Hello, this is a news article form the Los Angeles Times interesting how people think of Colombia, this time is one item I never though of, coming to Colombia on holiday to learn Salsa Dance.  The city mentioned in the article is Cali but here in Medellin there are plenty of Salsa Schools, many of […]

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Moving to Colombia with Kids

Russell’s comments:    This week I read a Phoenix Arizona newspaper article on a family coming to Colombia as a second home, with their kids.  Interesting how different views of Colombia are present by non-Colombian people, take a quick read, credits given to this story as shown.  All good comments if your brining your family, […]

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Medellin Colombia Empanada Street Food treat

Retirement in Medellin Colombia means you can enjoy the little things in life, one of them is going for a snack when you feel like it.  One of my favourite snack food cafe is the Empanada Cafe located just across the street from Park Bolivar directly across from the Church fountain.  Empanada cafe serves warm […]

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Colombian Fruit Juices served at the local Cafe

This is a short video to show n tell about the different types and names of the Fruit Juices served in the local Colombian Cafes and Restaurants.  Colombia has over 200 different types of fruit of these about 20 plus are squeezed for juice and of these there are the TOP TEN.  Here are a […]

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Retire Colombia Medellin how to catch a Taxi

Hello everyone today let me show you how easy it is to get a TAXI in Medellin or any city in Colombia all have the same methods.  The Taxi in Medellin is “metered” meaning you pay the actual amount shown on the meter.  A few cities in Colombia there are taxi service however they do […]

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Medellin Colombia Fruit Juice Cafe Tropical Fruit explained

Hello this is Russell to help guide you into the world of Tropical Fruit Juices of Colombia.  Colombia grows over 200 hundred different types of fruit and of these 20 are typical to squeezed into juice and then again of these about 10 are most popular.  Learn about these Top Ten Juice Picks in a […]

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Medellin Colombia Supermarket Citrus Fruit and Avocados

This is a short video to show you about the different types of Citrus fruit and Avocados available in your local Colombian Supermarket or street side fruit vendor.  There are over 200 different types of fruit grown in Colombia.  See our other videos on the TOP TEN FRUIT JUICES of Colombia you will find on […]

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Retire in the Andes Mountains

Here is another opition to anyone thinking about retirement in Colombia, is to look at Ecuador too.  Many things are very similar to life in Colombia, cost of living, quality of life, health care and of course plenty of farmers markets too. The ABC News team did a great video on telling about the life […]

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CUENCA OR MEDELLIN COMPARED IN HUFFINGTON POST

Here is a recent news blog post by the Huffington Post, link click here, on the compare of these two cities as a retirement spot, only you can decide but Kathleen Peddicod points out in her article there is no winner, it is your personal life style you wish.  Read what she has to say, […]

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Ecuador President compares US to Nazi Germany

photo is Ecuador President Rafael Correa This is one more RED FLAG for me to consider moving to Ecuador, where the government really does not wish your presents, your persona non grada  Do you really want to move to Ecuador??  Think about it !! Correa has been criticized by international groups for cruelly silencing journalists and critics of […]

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Ecuador not really friendly to USA

Photo is President of Ecuador Rafael Correa  The story below reflects the “attitude” of the government of Ecuador, which has turned to be similar to the Venezuela government. DO YOU REALLY WANT TO MOVE TO ECUADOR?? “The political climate in Ecuador and the rest of the anti-American contingent should be continuously monitored,” Quintana said. “In […]

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