Itinerary for first time visitors in Medellín

Itinerary for first time visitors in Medellín

This guide includes an itinerary for first-time visitors to Medellín, includes all of the major must sees and highlights in Medellín. There are also nightlife recommendations if you are staying in El Poblado or Laureles and information on the LGBTQ+ scene in Medellín as well as information on lesbian, gay, and LBGT+ bars and nightclubs in Poblado and Laureles.

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Receiving Mail and Packages in Colombia

Receiving Mail and Packages in Colombia

Receiving mail and packages, in Colombia overseas from the U.S. I discuss shipping options, mail forwarding services, provide information, tips, and more for people who want to send or receive mail or packages here in Colombia. I also provide information on receiving shipments from Amazon.com in Colombia and figuring out your Colombian postal code.

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The Best Hospitals in Medellín

The Best Hospitals in Medellín

While Colombia is known for having a world-class healthcare system, given that the World Health Organization ranked Colombia’s healthcare system as #22 out of 191 countries whose healthcare systems it ranked. Medellín is becoming a popular medical tourism destination, since you can receive high quality medical and dental care here for a fraction of the price. In this article, I will be discussing the best clinics and hospitals in Medellín and going into detail about what they have to offer. I provide information on the International Patients Services at Medellín’s major hospitals and where you can get travel vaccines in Medellín.

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How to get to Medellín from the airport

How to get to Medellín from the airport

There are two airports which serve Medellín, Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH), Medellín’s small domestic airport and José Maria Cordova International Airport (MDE), located outside of Medellín in the municipality of Rionegro. In this guide, I discuss each airport, which airlines serve them and where said airlines fly to, how to get to and from each airport.

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A guide for understanding Medellín's transit system

A guide for understanding Medellín's transit system

Your primer on using mass transit in Medellín and navigating Metro de Medellín. In this post I discuss how to get around Medellín using public transportation using Metro de Medellín (Medellín’s integrated public transit system), which includes metro rail, metro buses, the tram, encicla (bike share), and metrocable (Medellín’s cable car system).

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Guide to the Farmer’s Market at Parque de la Presidenta in Poblado

Guide to the Farmer’s Market at Parque de la Presidenta in Poblado

A guide to the Sunday morning Farmer’s Market at Parque de la Presidenta in El Poblado, as well as curated recommendations for snacks and other specialties you can purchase here at the market, such as local honey and spicy ají.

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