Medellin

A downtown Medellin pub crawl
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Dec 7, 2015 3 comments

A downtown Medellin pub crawl

Medellin’s downtown area has a bad rep. The center has the city’s highest murder rate, robbery rate and pretty much every other rate nobody wants. Paradoxically, it’s also a lot of  Full Article »

Medellin turns on Christmas lights
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Nov 29, 2015 1 comment

Medellin turns on Christmas lights

Medellin turned on its Christmas lights on Saturday, marking the beginning of more than a month of holiday festivities.

Festival of Books and Culture blossoms in Medellin, Colombia
Posted by Rose Lander on Sep 15, 2015 Leave a comment

Festival of Books and Culture blossoms in Medellin, Colombia

The Festival of Books and Culture in Medellin is now the fourth largest book festival in all of Latin America.

Cycling in Medellin: A new phenomenon
Posted by Talor Gruenwald on Jun 9, 2015 2 comments

Cycling in Medellin: A new phenomenon

A public bicycle sharing system has found great success in Medellin, Colombia’s second largest city. However, a lack of space to cycle safely is keeping the city from becoming a  Full Article »

New York Times goes culinary and cultural in Medellin
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on May 13, 2015 Leave a comment

New York Times goes culinary and cultural in Medellin

The New York Times has released a 6-minute video about things to do in Medellin, displaying the city’s different culinary and cultural attractions.

Learning about Colombia’s street food in Medellin
Posted by Nat Smith on Mar 16, 2015 Comments are off

Learning about Colombia’s street food in Medellin

For those who want to know more about Colombia’s gastronomy, an American couple have started a food tour in Medellin, the country’s second largest city.

Medellin’s 5 most popular tourism sites
Posted by Julia Guggenheim on Mar 16, 2015 3 comments

Medellin’s 5 most popular tourism sites

Over the past decade, tourism to Colombia’s second largest city, Medellin, has grown massively. Part of this growth is due to brand new attractions that are dominating the city’s most  Full Article »

Botero returns to Medellin with ‘the Circus’
Posted by Julia Guggenheim on Feb 4, 2015 Leave a comment

Botero returns to Medellin with ‘the Circus’

Sculptor and painter Fernando Botero, internationally recognized for his voluminous figures, has come back to his home town Medellin with a new exhibition called “the Circus.”

Medellin website releases app for visitors
Posted by Adriaan Alsema on Dec 16, 2014 Leave a comment

Medellin website releases app for visitors

Medellin Living has released a free iPhone app for visitors to Colombia’s second largest city, the travel and expat website announced on Tuesday.

The church that towers over Medellin’s northeast
Posted by Larisa Sioneriu on Dec 16, 2014 Leave a comment

The church that towers over Medellin’s northeast

The Divine Mercy church is a stunning neo-Gothic icon that towers over northeastern Medellin from the Manrique neighborhood.

A preview of Medellin’s 2014 Christmas lights
Posted by Larisa Sioneriu on Nov 4, 2014 Leave a comment

A preview of Medellin’s 2014 Christmas lights

Colombia’s second largest city, Medellin, is expecting to have the biggest explosion of lights in the 50 years existence of the city’s extravagant Christmas tradition.

Medellin project aims to curb sex tourism, telling visitors to ‘buy other souvenir’
Posted by Craig Corbett on Oct 6, 2014 Leave a comment

Medellin project aims to curb sex tourism, telling visitors to ‘buy other souvenir’

A Medellin project aims to turn public opinion against what they see as a concerning indifference to sex tourists who increasingly visit Colombia’s second largest city.

Walking tour opens in Medellin’s former ‘most dangerous neighborhood’
Posted by Matthew Sterne on Sep 30, 2014 Leave a comment

Walking tour opens in Medellin’s former ‘most dangerous neighborhood’

A new walking tour has opened in the Comuna 13, formerly Medellin’s “most dangerous neighborhood.”

Medellin book fair opens doors for 8th edition
Posted by Matthew Sterne on Sep 11, 2014 Leave a comment

Medellin book fair opens doors for 8th edition

Medellin’s 8th annual Book Fair kicked off on Thursday, opening the door to 10 days of exhibitions, cultural events, lectures, discussions, and writer talks in Colombia’s second largest city.

Medellin debates turning city airport into park
Posted by Matthew Sterne on Sep 10, 2014 Leave a comment

Medellin debates turning city airport into park

The future of Medellin’s inner city airport is up in the air with renewed suggestions that it should be turned into a park, reported the ADN newspaper on Wednesday.

Medellin one of the best cities in Latin America to live in: study
Posted by Gabrielle Mentjox on Aug 21, 2014 Leave a comment

Medellin one of the best cities in Latin America to live in: study

Colombia’s second largest city, Medellin, has been judged one of the best cities in Latin American to live in, according to a recent “Smart Cities” study conducted by the Spanish  Full Article »