• Colombia,  Featured

    Transcending Stereotypes: A New View of Colombia

    Written by: Miguel Reyes, travel journalist Translated by: Jason Najum Colombia is often an enigma to foreigners. Some talk about the natural wonders and kindness of the people; while others can’t help to focus on the chapters of drugs and violence. This mixed image leaves potential visitors wondering what the country is really like today. Inspired to see the new Colombia, more than 300 students from Wharton – the prestigious business school of the University of Pennsylvania – came to explore the country with Vaová. In words of its founder Juan Pablo Toro, the “goal is to show the Colombia we Colombians love”. The first stop was Medellín, the “City…