About Nick Milne

Nick is an international development professional from the UK and is currently working for an NGO based in Medellin that supports miners and their communities. As well as covering development issues, he hopes to share his insights into life in Medellin and the daily confusion/excitement that comes with living in the city.

El Pilon Guaraceño: A Cheap and Cheerful Colombian Restaurant

El Pilon Guaraceño is a cheap and cheerful Colombian restaurant in Parque Poblado, which serves hearty food at a reasonable price.

The Garden of Blues Hostel

The new Garden of Blues Hostel oozes charm and comfort and is situated on a tree-lined street full of restaurants in barrio Provenza.

Le Parc Hotel: A Poblado Hotel with Personality

Le Parc is an independently owned boutique hotel with plenty of personality situated just one block away from the lively Parque Lleras.

Glacée: An Ice Cream Sandwich Parlor

Build your own ice cream sandwich in this funky parlor in Poblado.

Ibis: A Budget-Friendly Hotel in Ciudad del Rio

The Ibis Hotel is a modern, economic hotel situated by the Museo del Arte Moderno in the rejuvenated Ciudad del Rio neighborhood.

Bambu Glamping City Hostel: Glamping in Poblado

Discover Medellín’s first and only glamping experience hostel where you can sleep outside in a well-equipped tent.

Geo Hostel: A Prime Location in Poblado

A modern hostel in a prime location just a few blocks from Parque Lleras.

Caribbean Beaches: Capurgana, Sapzurro and Aguacate

In the final part of this two-part series, I describe the different beaches at Aguacate, Sapzurro, and Capurgana, and the great family run Bahia Lodge.

Overland Journey to the Beaches of Choco

In the first of a two-part series, I describe the overland journey from Medellín to the beaches of Choco, near Colombia’s border with Panama.

E2E Foundation: An NGO Creating an Impact

In our latest NGO article, we learn about the E2E Foundation and the work they are doing in Colombia to generate positive social and environmental impacts