My Colombian Death (Review)

My Colombian Death is the entertaining, yet disturbing tale of US-born, Australia-based journalist Matthew Thompson’s adventures in Colombia.

How to Get a Tax Number, Business Name, and Bank Account

How to get your NIT (tax number), register a business name, and opening a bank account in Medellín with your passport (no work visa/cedula necessary).

El Alemán Pues: Authentic German Food and Beer

El Alemán Pues is a new German-owned restaurant located two blocks north of Parque Poblado. They serve traditional German food, including sausages and beer.

Online Taxman: An American CPA Specializing in Expat Taxes

Founded by Vincenzo Villamena, a CPA, Online Taxman is a tax preparation service focused on helping American expats prepare and file their US taxes.

Over the Hills: Cycling in Medellin, Colombia

Cycling in Medellin, Colombia has reached critical mass, and is second only to soccer in terms of national sports. In Medellin, expect lots of hills.

Humo BBQ & Bar: American-Style Southern Barbecue by Carmen

Humo is a restaurant by chef Carmen Angel serving southern barbecue, including fall-off-the-bone ribs, and side dishes like cornbread and grits.

Closed Door Dinner: The Exotic Flavors of Goa and Kerala

Chef Brian Johnston from Toronto hosts a closed-door dinner showcasing the exotic flavors of Goa and Kerala in Medellin, Colombia.

Fundacion Pazamanos: Helping Medellín Move Forward

Fundacion Pazamanos is an NGO using arts, photography and participatory work within the community to demonstrate how people can dream whatever they want.

Nueva Alejandria: Luxury Apartments for Less

Nueva Alejandria is a luxury apartment building along Poblado’s Milla de Oro (Golden Mile). It features one, two and three bedroom apartments.

Wednesday Nights at Envy

Wednesday nights at Envy feature live music. It’s a relaxed environment to go for drinks, grab some sushi and enjoy the nice weather.