San Diego mall

Shopping at San Diego, Medellín’s Oldest Mall

Centro Comercial San Diego is the oldest Western-style shopping mall in Medellín, which opened in 1972. The mall remains popular with over 230 shops.


Juan Deraout: DJ, Producer and Founder of Intelligent Division

An interview with Juan Deraout, DJ, music producer and Founder of Intelligent Division, a techno collective based in Medellín.

Cell Injection

Underground Techno and House in Medellín

Medellín has a thriving underground techno and house scene, and has been dubbed the techno capital of South America.

With chorizo imported from Spain, the tapas at Tarambana are as good as it gets.

Tarambana: Authentic Spanish Food and Tapas

Ryan looks for authentic Spanish cuisine and finally tries Tarambana, which imports its chorizo from Spain and stays true to the country’s recipes.

Cameo Teatro Club - House Delicious

Cameo Teatro Club: House Music Has a Home

Cameo Teatro Club offers the best house music with the finest DJs from across Colombia, producing an electric atmosphere that is hard to beat.

2014 flower carpet display in Santafé with over 150,000 flowers

Shopping at Santafé, Medellín’s Largest Mall

Santafé is the largest shopping mall in Medellín with over 380 shops. With its size and location in El Poblado it is the most popular mall in the city.

Paisa Perspective

A New Series Highlighting Fun Things to Do in Medellín

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"I like two places to dance salsa until sunrise: El Cuchitril and Son Havana where they often have live music to dance."
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Carmen Angel Carmen Angel



"My favorite restaurants right now are La Legumbreria and Naan. Both places are committed to quality and run by passionate people."
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