Carlos E. Restrepo: University Neighborhood Turned Hot-Spot

Carlos E. Restrepo is not just the name of a Colombian ex-president, it’s one of the most versatile spots to hangout in the city.

Villa Hermosa: A Suburban Shift Within Medellín

Ryan makes his first trip to Villa Hermosa, a comuna he finds to be quiet and residential, almost like a small suburb, in Medellín’s eastern sector.

Manrique: Grand Tango Homage, Gradual Progress

Comuna Manrique is synonymous with tango and Carlos Gardel, and someday it could become yet another symbol of progress in the redevelopment of Medellín.

Santa Cruz (Comuna 2)

A brief profile of the predominantly residential Santa Cruz (Comuna 2) en northeastern Medellín, Colombia.

Robledo: Medellín’s Third Largest Comuna

Robledo is the third largest comuna in Medellín but isn’t known well by foreigners. It is home to Cerro El Volador, the largest hill and park in Medellín.

Castilla: Discovering Comuna 5 Through Its Nightlife

Castilla (Comuna 5) is a middle-class district in the northwestern part of Medellín. The comuna is home to the Terminal del Norte (northern bus station).

Attractions Abound in Aranjuez

Aranjuez is a district in northern Medellín that boasts a cluster of attractions, including the city’s botanical gardens, aquarium and Parque Explora.

Itagüí: A Nightlife Hotspot Is Growing Up

We take a closer look at Itagüí, a city and suburb south of Medellín, and often overshadowed by its rapidly growing neighbors.

Bello: Medellín’s Northern Neighbor Moves Forward

An overview of Bello, the city on Medellín’s northern border, which is home to half a million people, and is seeing a lot of new development.

Night and Day in Comuna Popular

The Santo Domingo Salvo neighborhood in Comuna 1 (Popular) was one of the most dangerous parts of Medellín, until the arrival of the Metrocable.