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Did You Know? Medellin’s Bad Parked Cars Occupy 40% of the Road

Last year, 29,781 drivers and 19,769 motorcyclists were fined for poor parking in Medellin. So far in 2017, the comparisons to vehicles that parked in forbidden places was total of 14,853 cars and 7,033 bikes. Medellin, being a developing city is now adding those yellow locks other countries are familiar with. Don’t worry, most of… Read More »Did You Know? Medellin’s Bad Parked Cars Occupy 40% of the Road

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Medellin Best Burger Contest Everyone Can Take a Part Of

Tulio Recomienda, the famous “gastronomy poet”, was tired of being told that his lists of the best hamburgers were not fair and that this or that one had been left out. From there the Burger Master was born: a contest that gathers the top 30 best hamburgers in the city of Medellin – also known… Read More »Medellin Best Burger Contest Everyone Can Take a Part Of

Medellin The City With The Most Free WiFi Spot In Colombia

Currently, Medellin Colombia has 193 points of free WiFi access, and is expected to install 30 more before the end of 2017. According to the Mayor of Medellin, the new points will be located in the Parque Lineal La Presidenta, Ciudad del Rio, Paque Obrero (Barrio Boston) and El Parque de la 4 Sur. Map of… Read More »Medellin The City With The Most Free WiFi Spot In Colombia

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How to Extend Your Tourist Visa in Medellin Colombia

The rule for how long most tourists can stay is: 180 days in a calendar year (January 1st to December 31st in any given year) or 180 days consecutively More information on How Long Can I Stay in Medellin with Tourist Visa You can extend your Tourist Visa by going to Migracion Colombia website here: http://www.emtelco.co/agendamientoweb_migracol/app/index.php/home/ How to… Read More »How to Extend Your Tourist Visa in Medellin Colombia

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How Long Can I Stay in Medellin with Tourist Visa?

If you arrive in Medellin, you are allowed 90 days to roam wild and free; that is if you are an American citizen (double check with your country’s visa if you are not American and share your experience!). You don’t have to get the visa in advanced, all you need is to book a flight,… Read More »How Long Can I Stay in Medellin with Tourist Visa?

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The History of The Flower Festival in Medellin

The History of Medellin is worth knowing, most popular one is the Feria de las Flores, the Flower Festival in Medellin, Colombia. The Silleter, is a peasant from the territory of Santa Elena who used the silleta (almost looks like a chair) as a means of transport to sell flowers and other products in the… Read More »The History of The Flower Festival in Medellin

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The Air Hostel in Abejorral Antioquia Colombia

If you think Guatape is the only amazing destination that is around Medellin, this is a destination should definitely be on your to-do list as well if you’re traveling to Medellin. While it’s a 3-hour bus ride to the town of Abejorral in Antioquia where you will then need to go east towards Arboleda, it might… Read More »The Air Hostel in Abejorral Antioquia Colombia