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Mike Chartrand

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Canadian entrepreneur based in Barranquilla with his husband and 3 four-legged kids. Originally in global vendor management, Mike has spent the last 15 years in LATAM and now has several projects on the go, including Barranquilla Now and Urban English. These days, life is all about family and living La Gozadera!

Put Museo del Caribe at the top of your list!

Museo Caribe
Of all the great places to check out across the coast, Museo del Caribe is certainly near the top of the list. Indeed, TripAdvisor...

Puerto Velero Atlántico – Calm Waters, Clean Beach

So you're here in Barranquilla; you're near the ocean and you want to go to a beach right? Where do you go?  This depends...

Costeñol – Learning the Loco Lingo from Colombia’s Northern Coast

¿Pa' qué Costeñol? One of the first things foreign Spanish speakers encounter when they arrive to Barranquilla is the regional dialect known colloquially and affectionately...

The History of the Iconic Hotel El Prado

Hotel El Prado in Barranquilla is one of the city's oldest and most iconic hotels.

Hiking in El Morro: A Mini-Adventure in Search of an Ancient...

Sometimes an escape to nature like in El Morro is just what you need to recharge yourself and your senses.  According to a recent...

Take a weekend trip to Cartagena, the City of Passion

For many Barranquilleros, a day trip to Cartagena offers a chance to let go, to eat well, to shake their tails, kick off their...

Take a day trip to San Basilio de Palenque, the Oldest...

For a delightful hour that seemed mere minutes we sat around the back terrace of Rafael Maria Cassiani Cassiani’s house in Palenque, mesmerized by the soft voice of the folkloric hero as...

Map of Barranquilla

Map of Barranquilla
Take a look at our map of Barranquilla to see the locations of everything mentioned on this site. Use your fingers (or...

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