As Medellín awakens from its long pandemic slumber, you’ll want to be in Centro to see the renaissance first hand, as its plazas fill and its multitude of tiny bars reopen, spilling salsa, vallenato and reggaetón out onto the streets again.
Updated August 2, 2021 Is Medellin safe? Generally — yes! Medellin is a safe place for travelers (with a little know-how!). Locals in Medellin helped us create this guide to safety in their hometown. It includes everything from the coronavirus to tips for solo travelers.
Festival of the Flowers is held late July to early August. The Festival, plus many other activities and festivities, is the main axis the Desfile de Silleteros, a colorful and artistic parade of flowers filled saddles on the back for their own grower and already well known internationally. Christmas Lighting on La Playa Avenue […]
Plaza Cisneros: Located between the EPM Library and the Vásquez and Carre Buildings. It has a forest of light poles, 24 metres (79 feet) high. There are 300 posts with 2100 reflectors (seven per tower) and 170 lamps floor. These elements are mixed in turn with bamboo and water sources. It is a kind of […]
To find a good lawyer in Medellin you should do your homework beforehand Here are my six tips to finding a good lawyer/attorney in Medellin: 1) Make sure they are a lawyer and licensed to practice in Colombia. This might sound really strange, but it is true that there are people who call themselves lawyers […]
Colombia is starting to see an increase in medical tourism and eight of the hospitals in Medellín are ranked among the best in Latin America. Foreigners coming to Colombia for medical treatment in 2013 spent approximately $216 million, up from $134 million in 2012. Bogotá and Medellín are starting to appear on the global medical […]
Medical, Chiropractor, Dental Treatment etc Need to See a Doctor? If you’re looking for a doctor in Medellin, you can visit the Emergency Dept. of any of the hospitals (“clinicas”) listed below. These clinicas all operate 24 hours, although services may be limited during the night. Many hospitals (including all those in our selection below) have […]