2017 Changes to Colombian visa regulations – What everyone needs to know

Dear readers, on August 2, 2017 the Ministry of Exterior Relations released (full text here) broad changes/reclassifications to the Colombian visa program. All in all, we perceive the changes as positive and most of the changes are designed to clarify and simplify not complicate. Mariana and I have gone through the 21 page article/resolution in […]

Join the Medellín Living August Meetup at Gato Restaurante & Cocina Peruana in Poblado

The Medellín Living August meetup event will take place on Thursday, August 10, at 7pm at Gato Restaurante & Cocina Peruana in Poblado.

10 Things to do in El Centro

There are many things to do in the El Centro Medellin neighborhood. This includes museums, parks, outdoor gyms, markets and restaurants.

International House Medellin: Comfort and Tranquility Close to Nightlife Hotspots

International House Medellin Hostel provides travelers comfort and tranquility in a location that also gives them easy access to Medellin’s nightlife hotspots.

Join the Medellín Living July Meetup at Sport Wings in San Lucas Plaza

You are invited to the Medellín Living July meetup event taking place on July 13, 2017, at Sport Wings in San Lucas Plaza.

Guide to Vegetarian Restaurants in Medellín and Beyond

We provide an updated guide to the exploding vegetarian restaurants scene in the Medellín metro area.

12 Best Burgers in Medellín: The Best Burger Places in Town

We look at where to find the best burgers in Medellín. Forget fast food, there are many good burger restaurants in Medellín.

5 Medellín Parks: Less Well-Known But Worth a Visit

We visit 5 Medellín parks worth a visit: Canal Parque Gabriel Márquez, Parque La Presidenta, Uva Ilusión Verde, Cerro La Asomadera and Cerro El Volador.

2017 Update: How to Buy and Use Colombian Cell Phones

Regulations have changed in Colombia so we update a very popular article about how buy and use Colombian cell phones.

Manila Food Market: a New Gastronomic Market in Medellín

Sonya takes us to Manila Food Market, a new and intimate gastronomic market located in the Manila barrio of El Poblado.