Medellin Marriott Hotel Review: Elegance on the Golden Mile

This article may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase through these links, I will earn a commission at no extra cost to you. Thanks!Thanks to my Marriott Bonvoy Credit Card (one of my favorite travel credit cards), I get one free award night certificate every year. This year, I found the expiration date fast approaching and with no …

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The Incredible Transformation of Moravia Medellin (Barrio Transformation Tour)

Medellin is not your typical tourist destination. You don’t come here for the sightseeing or to marvel at centuries-old buildings or plazas that feel like Disneyland. You come to Medellin for the story it tells. A story about resilience, recovery, transformation, and progress: of how it can be home to some of the world’s happiest people in spite of so …

Why the Medellin Free Walking Tour is the First Thing You Should Do

Medellin, Colombia is skyrocketing in popularity among tourists, expats, and digital nomads… And for good reasons! There are a ton of awesome things to do in Medellin, the city is super affordable, and the weather is pretty great. One of the very first things that I recommend all new visitors to the city do, is to immediately get reservations for …

The Ultimate Guide to Almost All the Museums in Medellin

Medellin is one of the most amazing and vibrant cities in South America, a place that has turned its tumultuous past into one of the hottest tourist destinations on the continent. Not only are there dozens of awesome things to do in Medellin, but this city is also a hotspot of art, culture, and even museums! After exploring virtually every …

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Visiting the Museo de Antioquia – Medellin’s Most Important Museum

Without a doubt, the Museo de Antioquia is a must-visit and one of the top things to do in Medellin, Colombia. This is the best of all the museums in Medellin and is one that reflects the lifestyle, history, and culture of the place and its people. But beyond that, it is also home to the beautiful and impressive collection …

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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 need …

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Where to Stay in Medellin: The Best Neighborhoods for Every Type of Traveler

Ever since I first started writing extensively about traveling to Colombia and even more specifically about the wonderful city of Medellin, Colombia, I’ve been getting lots of emails and inquiries asking for my opinion about where to stay in Medellin… We are going to be getting into the details of the best neighborhoods in Medellin and for what kind of …