Medellín is Becoming a Popular Location for Digital Nomads

Digital nomad working remotely

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 Reader Survey

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

Inside Mercado del Rio

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.

More U.S. Fast Food Coming to Colombia – Wingstop is Next


Wingstop is the next U.S. fast food chain coming to Colombia and other chains that opened in Medellín recently have already opened second locations.

The Best Medellín Neighborhoods (2016 Update)

Medellin Colombia

Jeff updates a popular post looking at the best Medellín neighborhoods for foreigners, including El Poblado, Envigado, Laureles, Belén and Sabaneta.

Buying a Security Door in Medellín for Improved Home Security

Typical Security Door

Home security is important in Medellín and Jeff looks at buying a security door for improved security and improved peace of mind.

Lucio Carbon y Vino: a Good Steakhouse in Envigado

Lucio Carbon y Vino in Envigado

Jeff takes us to Lucio Carbon y Vino, an Argentina steakhouse in Envigado, which is a cozy restaurant popular with locals and expats.

Medellín vs Lima: A Comprehensive Comparison

Miraflores in Lima from the coast, photo by David Baggins

Medellín vs Lima, which is the better city to live? Medellín ranks as a top foreign retirement location but Lima compares favorably, which is better?

Starbucks Opens its First Store in Medellín, Five More are Planned

The first Starbucks in Medellín

Starbucks opened its first store in Medellín on September 1 and Jeff takes us inside. Starbucks plans to open 5 more stores in Medellín by the end of 2017.

Medellín Unfurnished Apartment Rental Costs – 2016 Update

Apartment buildings in Belén

Jeff updates a popular post by looking at the latest Medellín unfurnished apartment rental costs in five popular areas in the city – the bottom line prices have increased.