Medellín, Colombia is much more than what you see on the show Narcos, while this city was once a place where no tourist would come, it has evolved into one of the hottest tourist destinations in all of South America. And it’s for a good reason: there are a lot of awesome things to do […]
Previously a separate city but now part of the ever-expanding sprawl of Medellin, Envigado is a great neighbourhood for families.
Medellin is experiencing a tourism boom at the moment: travellers from all over the world are flocking to the once no-go city to enjoy its excellent weather, amazing public transport, and the remarkable turnaround from world capital of violence to a thriving metropolis.
I’ve always been a lover of languages, and of Spanish especially. Though I didn’t know it at the time, the many years I spent studying Spanish in school would do very little to prepare me for actually living in a Spanish-speaking country.
Guatape, a small town in Antioquia department lies less than two hours from Medellin which makes it a perfect day trip. Read our tips on things to do in Guatape, and advice on how to travel to the huge monolith Piedra del Penol.