You've seen Narcos and a documentary on Escobar, you may have heard of the FARC and enjoy a Colombian deep roast, maybe you vaguely know of Gabriel Garcia Marquez, you’ve shaken hips to Shakira, are aware of the biodiversity, of the architecture of Cartagena (even the Obama bodyguard scandal). But you probably know very little more than this and nothing that prepares you for the Malltastic reality of modern, metropolitan Medellin!
El Poblado makes sense when you are first checking out Medellin but once you get comfortable there are other areas that make viable alternatives and offer great value for money...
Has your Medellín bank clerk had a good day? Best way to find out is to try to open a local bank account with just a passport 😂
How easy is it to get a visa in Colombia? Getting a visa is an ExPat 101 if you want to stay longer, so how easy is it really, to get in Colombia? It’s a must know topic, as useful as it is dull. So hold onto your hats, I've tried to keep it short! … Continue reading Easy to get a visa in Colombia? …jump 101 hoops!
A lot of expat blogs are too complicated when it comes to cost of living so I thought I’d keep it simple and to be point...
A culinary whirlwind of flavours smells and tastes from all over the world under one roof!
Like the moon better seen from afar ....but go with moderate expectations and you will love El Pueblito Paisa. The table top platform which crowns NutibarawHill, right up above the Paisa hamlet (Pueblito Paisa), affords premier views of your Medellin kingdom. Check out the video insert below: Survey the hills and downtown, traffic snaking through … Continue reading Step up to the Pueblito Paisa, Medellín
Can you rent a fully furnished apartment in a gated complex, in a good Medellín neighbourhood, (two bedrooms, pool, gym, sauna, steam room, 24/7 armed guards, ground rent and utilities included, + a cleaner), for only $500 USD? Gated with pool bills and furnished The answer is yes but you will need to be persistent, … Continue reading How much does it cost to rent a condo in Medellín? #Colombia
On top of the world ...penthouse views that take your breath away in Laureles, Medellín, Colombia