Tweet Living or travelling in Colombia, as we mention on a daily basis, link a truly enriching experience. I, like most foreigners who decide to live in Colombia, am enchanted by Colombian culture and its peculiarities. We have previously mentioned some signs that you whej been in Colombia too long but here are some more of my observations on Colombianisms. Well, get on the next plane to Colombia then! The dialect may be clear, but the slang is all kinds of colorful. You need to speak cleanly and throw in slang wherever it will add flavor and meaning to your sentences. The name is attributed to a particular region of Colombia the Paisa region where their accents are unique to the rest of the country. Nowadays though, almost any Colombian is considered a paisa, and this is especially true when Colombians find each other in different parts of the world.
Learning the language is one thing, but learning about the culture is completely different. In this article I look at my top 12 things Colombians do that foreigners may find weird or funny. Note the above photo is Colombians celebrating Christmas, something that Colombians do on a completely different level. A cup of hot chocolate, bread and cheese on the side to dip in, photo by Peter Angritt 1. Their love to cheese goes so far, that they put it nearly on and in almost everything.
You could be born in Colombia or any where around the world 1. For you, nothing compares to Colombian coffee. You die inside when someone spells ColUmbia instead of ColOmbia.