Category: Trip

  • Travel blog medellín: what to do in medellín?

    Travel blog medellín: what to do in medellín?

    Medellín is one of the most popular cities among backpackers in Colombia. Where this city used to be known for the violence and Pablo Escobar, today it is a popular destination for tourists. And there are some reasons for that; in 2013 the city won another prize for the most ‘innovative city in the world’. […]

  • 12 best things to do in medellin

    12 best things to do in medellin

    From short getaways to incredible and natural places, to museums and streets that tell their history, we tell you the best things to do in Medellin. Discover what the Antioqueño is and taste the “bandeja del paisa”, Colombia’s most representative dish. Pack your bags and start a new adventure! What is the weather like in […]

  • 14 things to do in medellín (and the one thing not to do!)

    14 things to do in medellín (and the one thing not to do!)

    Once considered one of the deadliest cities in the world, Medellín has undergone a transformation over the last fifteen years that has made it one of the most modern places in all of Colombia. The city has become a lot safer, there is a fantastic metro and cable car system that could rival the best […]

  • Make a splash in one of medellin’s best swimming pools

    Make a splash in one of medellin’s best swimming pools

    Life in the tropics may mean sunny weather and great temperatures year-round, but it also means that you’ve got to find some way to cool down when things get too hot.  While you can always switch on the AC, I personally think there’s nothing better than taking a dip in a pool. So, whether you […]

  • Nights on the town: the best of medellin nightlife (plus top tips!)

    Nights on the town: the best of medellin nightlife (plus top tips!)

    Medellín is one of the happiest cities in Colombia and for good reason. Paisas love to live life to the fullest through dancing the night away! Perhaps that’s why visitors and locals flock to bars and clubs in large groups to enjoy Medellin’s nightlife. There are many places in Medellin to go out, have fun, […]

  • How many days should you stay in medellin?

    How many days should you stay in medellin?

    Medellin is becoming a popular tourist destination, despite its rocky history. Today, it’s a thriving hub where you’ll find booming business and plenty of fun activities. The trouble is, with so much to enjoy, it can be tough to know how many days to spend in Medellin. It all depends on what your priorities are […]

  • The best luxury hotels in medellín: the ultimate guide

    The best luxury hotels in medellín: the ultimate guide

    There’s nothing like a luxury vacation. Luxury hotels give you a way to really kick back and relax without having to worry about any of the stuff you usually would back home.  While many places around the globe have luxury hotels available at outrageous prices, in Medellin you can get luxury on a budget, so […]

  • The linguist’s guide to medellin: top language exchange meetups

    The linguist’s guide to medellin: top language exchange meetups

    There’s no better way to practice a language than by talking with a native speaker. In Medellin, there are tons of places to practice Spanish, English, and other languages. And, it’s a great way to meet both paisas and people from all over the world! If you’re in this city and are interested in joining […]

  • The beer lover’s guide to the best breweries in medellín

    The beer lover’s guide to the best breweries in medellín

    I’ll admit it. I’m a beer snob. When I go somewhere new I love trying out different breweries, especially craft breweries. There’s something about them that really gives you a feel for the culture and flavors of a city.  If you’re like me and want to know where to grab a good pint in Medellin, […]

  • The best free tours in medellin for free in spanish

    The best free tours in medellin for free in spanish

    The best free tours in Medellin in Spanish are nowadays one of the most requested activities by travelers from all over the world who come to Medellin with the intention of knowing the city with the help of a specialized guide. With the characteristic of not having a fixed price in advance, the free tours […]