La Candelaria (Centro): A Closer Look at Downtown Medellin

All about Centro, or downtown Medellin, including a brief history, points of interest, advice for staying safe and room costs.

Poblado: Medellin’s Wealthiest Neighborhood

The El Poblado neighborhood south of Medellin’s city center is considered one of the most prestigious neighborhoods in the city.

Parque Lleras: Medellin’s #1 Nightlife District

Every weekend, beautiful women flock to the bars and discotecas of Parque Lleras, the main Zona Rosa (nightlife district) in Medellin, Colombia.

What’s In Niquia?

Hang around Medellin long enough and you might start to wonder what’s in Niquia, the northern terminus of the metro line. A few months ago, I had plans to meet up with a friend on a Friday night.  Boarding the metro on a Friday evening, heading for an unknown part of town, was a little […]

New Blog Feature – Neighborhood Reports

I am excited to share a new feature on Medellin Living which I developed over Semana Santa. In an effort to provide useful, current, first hand information to foreigners contemplating or planning a move to Medellin, Colombia, I created a questionnaire to collect the experiences of those already here.  Now you can see what Scott […]