Let’s face it, if you’re traveling to an unknown city, a few things might start to scare you. We’re not in the 90s where you can carry a Thomas Guide or carry a large map brochure of the city. We will be using Google and learn how to get around Medellin, Colombia. Here are the… Read More »Getting Around in Medellin Colombia Without Internet
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Leave behind some comforts the City of Medellin has to offer and forget your idea of a traditional trip, strip away the four or five star hotel and stay at a hostel. Whether you are a backpacker or want to immerse yourself into Colombian culture in Medellin, here’s a few tips. As a Backpacker, Minimalist, Nomadic… Read More »What You Expect to See in Medellin
Medellin is a city where you will see amazing infrastructure and technology growth. You will meet entrepreneurs and hustlers, yet ATM machines and cash payment everywhere you go. Most Colombian banks have smart chips on their debit cards and a handful of places where you can tap your debit card for payment. Drones, Virtual Reality,… Read More »Can I Pay with Apple Pay in Medellin?
If you like the rain, May is one of the months to be in Medellin, Colombia… October is the other month; the raining champion. You can actually smell the rain coming, sometimes it gets really hot and a gush of wind will hint you that it’s time. Within a few minutes, you’d run towards the… Read More »Medellin: What’s the Weather like in May
If you plan on living in Medellin, you’ll probably need to do the following: Obtain a visa, rental, buy a house, or get a union libre and most likely a divorce. All of which requires you to notarize your document(s). If you’re located in Poblado, Mila de Oro, there are several notary offices you can choose… Read More »A Review: The Best Notary Office in Poblado Medellin
WhatsApp is an application almost every single person in Colombia uses. While it might not popular in the United States, it’s definitely popular around the world. Plus, if you sign up for prepaid services with any Colombian carrier such as Claro, Movistar, you will receive unlimited usage of WhatsApp. Do you know the tricks behind… Read More »WhatsApp in Medellin and Your Complete Guide
Colombia uses 110-120 Volts which is similar to the US and Canada standard. You won’t need an adapter if you are from the US or Canada. Depending on Where You Stay in Medellin Poblado should have three prong outlets versus few places in Laureles where they only have two plug outlets. You might need to… Read More »What Electrical Plugs Are Used in Medellin?
Medellin the City of Eternal Spring for the second year remains outside the list of the 50 most violent cities in the world, published annually by the Mexican NGO Citizen Council for Public Safety and Criminal Justice (CCSPJP). Years ago became regarded as the most violent city in the world because of the conflict between… Read More »Medellin Is Outside the List of the 50 Most Violent Cities
What you need to know if you’re going to sign up for Claro prepaid services. I’ve used both android and iPhone while staying in Medellin, and there is a huge difference of how much data is being used. It’s drastic enough to have an article dedicated so that you can better prepare yourself and enjoy… Read More »What happens when you use Android vs Apple in Medellin with Claro