Metrocable in San Javier

San Javier: A Struggle for Urban Renewal in Comuna 13

San Javier (Comuna 13) is a mostly residential, lower income area occupying the hills at the western edge of Medellín, Colombia.

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Experiencing Ayahuasca in Colombia

Ayahuasca (also referred to as Yage by Paisas in Colombia) is a tea composed of the vine Banisteriopsis caapi and chacruna or chagropanga (DMT).

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How to Become a Patron of Medellín Living

Last month Medellín Living launched a Patreon campaign to begin accepting reader donations. Supporters earn special rewards for as little as $1 per month.


Massage Therapy with Florence Bannout

Florence Bannout is a California native specializing in Thai Massage, Acupressure, Deep Tissue, Posture Correction, Deep Fascia, Trigger Point and Reiki.


The Live and Invest Overseas Conference

Live and Invest Overseas is holding a 3-day conference here in Medellin, from May 19-21, 2014 at the luxurious Intercontinental Hotel.

These were a few of the friendly paisas I talked to at Antioquia Mia, a fashion event at Universidad Pontificía Bolivariana I attended shortly after moving to Colombia.

Dating Tips: Up-to-Date Advice for Foreign Men in Medellín

A collection of contemporary dating tips to assist foreign men looking to date Colombian women in Medellin.

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