What to Know when Traveling to Medellin

13 Things You Should Know When Traveling to Medellin

If you’re planning a trip to Medellin, it can be somewhat challenging because the destination is so new on the travel scene and authentic and insightful information can be lacking. It is, however, growing in popularity and many more people are now traveling to Medellin, including a growing travel blogger community that often just visits briefly and writes superficially about …

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10 Best Medellin Hostels For Your First Visit

Medellin is the second largest city in Colombia with over two million people living and working here. This city has now risen to be one of the best places to visit in Colombia with a number of museums, parks, bars, restaurants, and Spanish language schools. With so many things to do and places to go in this city, you probably …

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 it …

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… Indeed, this is my #1 recommendation when people ask me where to stay in Medellin. The most popular and well known neighborhood in Medellin …