The Ultimate Guide to La Candelaria Medellin Centro

The Ultimate Guide to La Candelaria Medellin Centro

The neighborhood known as La Candelaria is what makes up the Medellin Centro (aka downtown). While the name might officially be La Candelaria, pretty much everyone just calls it El Centro. The Medellin Centro is still very much the heart of economic activity in this city and where you’ll see the largest concentration of people. While I don’t recommend staying …

9 Best Medellin Tours for Visitors

9 Best Medellin Tours for Visitors

Medellin tourism has exploded in recent years as this once formerly off limits destination comes to the forefront for travelers to South America in a city full of friendly locals, urban innovation, affordable prices, and pleasant weather. I’ve called Medellin home for more than two years now and have gotten to experience much of the best that Medellin and the …

The Ultimate Guide to Laureles in Medellin Colombia

The Ultimate Guide to Laureles in Medellin Colombia

Laureles is my favorite barrio (neighborhood) in Medellin, Colombia, and one that I would whole heartedly recommend to both tourists and those considering living in Medellin. Laureles in Medellin has become my home away from home… The most popular and well known neighborhood in Medellin is Poblado, this has traditionally been the place where the well to do live and …

Things I Hate About Colombia

19 Things I Hate About Colombia

I’ve lived in Colombia for more than three years now, specifically in Medellin, while also traveling throughout most of the country… Visiting everywhere from Palomino to Mocoa. I’ve seen more of Colombia than most Colombians, and it has become my home away from home and is the longest I’ve ever lived in another country. After that long, I was bound …

Where to Learn Spanish in Medellin Colombia

Where to Learn Spanish in Medellin Colombia

Are you eager to learn Spanish in Medellin, Colombia? I think you’ve made an excellent decision in terms of the country and city to study Spanish, but the question now becomes, where is the best place to learn Spanish? But before we go over that, let’s talk first of all about what exactly makes Medellin, Colombia an ideal place to …