Curaçao: a Good Island Vacation Destination from Colombia

Punda in Willemstad

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

Starbucks in Santafé mall in Medellín

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

Medellín Living 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

Medellín Christmas Lights 2016

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

Federal Ribs in Sabaneta

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

Medellin Colombia

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

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.