2017 Update: Exchanging Money and Avoiding Counterfeits in Colombia

This 2017 update of a popular post looks at the best ways for exchanging money in Colombia as well as avoiding counterfeits.

15 Best Mobile Apps to Use in Medellín

We look at several of the best mobile apps for traveling to and living in Medellín and help you navigate around the city.

2017 Update on Security in Medellín With Safety Tips for Expats

We look at security in Medellín including homicide statistics, crime statistics by neighborhood plus provide safety tips for expats.

Medellín Living 2016 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.

Medellín Living Reader Survey 2016

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

Göra: Medellín’s First Open Downtown Makerspace

Göra is a new makerspace downtown made for creatives, innovators, artists and curious people in Medellín. They provide equipment to build your ideas.

Buying a Security Door in Medellín for Improved Home Security

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

Siembra Coworking on Calle 10

Siembra is a new coworking space located on Calle 10 in Poblado, near cafes, restaurants and public transportation. They’ve been open for almost two months and are focused on intercultural, interdisciplinary coworking that leads to better networking, connections, and work environments.

Los Clásicos: Authentic Old-School Barber Shop in Laureles

Los Clásicos is an authentic old-school Laureles barber shop opened by a Colombian-American barber. They specialize in scissor cuts and hot towel shaves with a great neighborhood feel.

Vendiste App: Competing with MercadoLibre on Android

In July, two Colombian entrepreneurs launched the Vendiste app, a new Android app to help connect local buyers and sellers of things and services.