Popular Neighborhoods for Expats Living in Medellín

We look at preliminary survey results to see which are the most popular neighborhoods in Medellín for expats living in the city and if they rent or buy.

The Best Medellín Neighborhoods (2016 Update)

Jeff updates a popular post looking at the best Medellín neighborhoods for foreigners, including El Poblado, Envigado, Laureles, Belén and Sabaneta.

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.

5 Up-and-Coming Cafés and Restaurants in Laureles

Laureles is a growing neighborhood in Medellín full of trendy restaurants, bars and cafes. Here are five new places in Laureles for you to try.

La Pizza de Alejo: Thin Crust Pizzas with Creative Toppings

Melissa takes you to her favorite pizza restaurant, La Pizza de Alejo, where you can find creative flavors and toppings to make for an unforgettable meal.

The Best Street Food in Medellín

Ryan aims to find the best street food in Medellín, but his favorites are just the beginning. He wants your advice too, as there are hundreds of options.

Centro Comercial Viva Laureles

Centro Comercial Viva is a project signed by Éxito Real Estate and opened its doors in Laureles in November 2012.

Taking a Sushi Class at Sushi House in Laureles

Ryan takes a sushi class at Sushi House and learns something he never did from his family, which has Japanese heritage, while having fun doing it.

Best Bus Routes in Medellín

Ryan, who often uses public transportation, will tell us about the best bus routes in Medellín, the ones foreigners can use to get to the city’s best spots.

Seoul Food at Korea House

Ryan finds Seoul food (not soul food) in Laureles at Korea House, a new restaurant owned by a Korean immigrant, maybe the first of its kind in the city.