Life as a Foreigner Living in Colombia

When you live in a foreign country, routine gets thrown out the door. You can’t always count on a seamless experience. Tasks that would be simple in your home country soon become complex endeavors.

For example, yesterday I attempted to sign up for a gym membership. This would have been very simple if I were in Los Angeles. However, I now live in Colombia, and it was anything but simple.

The Saga of the Gym

I decided to walk to the gym directly to sign up. I thought this would be the simplest course…