About Jeff

Jeff first discovered Colombia back in 2006 and has traveled to all the major cities in Colombia. He is fortunate to have a job in the U.S. with location flexibility, which has allowed him to spend over six years living in Medellín. He is also studying Spanish to become fluent.

The First Official 2017 Medellín Living Meetup

Maybe you just arrived in Medellín or have been living here for years. Regardless of your time in the city, I want to invite you to the first Medellin Living meetup!

Curaçao: a Good Island Vacation Destination from Colombia

Jeff takes us to Curaçao, one of the Caribbean’s better-kept secrets. In many ways it’s a better island vacation destination from Colombia than San Andres.

Starbucks in Medellín Opens Two More Coffee Shops

Wednesday last week a new Starbucks opened in Santafé mall and today a new Starbucks opens in Oviedo mall. Starbucks now has 3 coffee shops in Medellín.

Medellín Living 2016 Reader Survey Results

We provide the survey results of Medellín Living’s first ever reader survey. There are a number of surprising takeaways from this survey.

2016 Medellín Christmas Lights: the World-Class El Alumbrado

Jeff takes us to the primary Medellín Christmas lights display this year. For the second year in a row there is a change; the route is not along the river.

Federal Ribs: a Chain of Good Rib Joints in Medellín

Jeff takes us to Federal Ribs, which is a chain of restaurants in Medellín specializing in BBQ ribs with some tasty ribs.

Popular Neighborhoods for Expats Living in Medellín

We look at preliminary survey results to see which are the most popular neighborhoods in Medellín for expats living in the city and if they rent or buy.

Medellín is Becoming a Popular Location for Digital Nomads

Many expats living in Medellín work remotely for a company in another country, which is known as being digital nomads with a location independent jobs.

Medellín Living Reader Survey 2016

Medellín Living is running our first ever reader survey to get to know our readers better and find out how to improve the site. Please help us by responding

Mercado del Rio: the New Gastronomic Market in Medellín

Jeff takes us to Mercado del Rio, which is a large gastronomic market that opened recently in Medellín with nearly 40 restaurants, food stores and bars.