Envigado Neighborhood – Where to Stay in Medellin for Families

Previously a separate city but now part of the ever-expanding sprawl of Medellin, Envigado is a great neighbourhood for families.

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Plazas and plazuelas

Plaza Cisneros: Located between Library EPM and Buildings Vásquez and Carre. 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.

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The Coolest Neighbourhoods in Medellin

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.

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¡HABLA PAISA! YOUR GUIDE TO THE BEST COLOMBIAN SLANG

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.

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What is Bandeja Paisa?

If you are returning home after a vacation in Colombia and you didn’t get a chance to try the Bandeja Paisa, kindly remove yourself from the airport security line and buy another return ticket.

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Guatape & Piedra Del Penol: A Must One Day Trip from Medellin

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.

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Discover the Best of Medellín

Plan your South American getaway with these top 10 tips BEAR WITNESS TO the metamorphosis of Medellín into a modern and progressive metropolis as it emerges from the shadow of its dark past.

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Best Pueblos Near Medellín Worth a Visit

We look at the eight best pueblos near Medellín worth a visit including Guatapé, Santa Fe de Antioquia, Jardín and Jericó. We also look at four hidden gem pueblos near Medellín that you won’t find in most of the English language guidebooks.

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Best Medellin Restaurants

The 20 Best Medellin Restaurants for 20 Different Occasions

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Where to Eat in Medellín

Here are some highlights: Mondongo – Traditional Colombian food in a relaxed atmosphere. Try the mondongo, a traditional tripe soup. It comes with a ton of side dishes (including giant avocados). Come early, as this place get packed. Try to avoid the weekend. (Cl. 10 #38-38)

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