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Experience Art and Culture at Palacio Nacional Shopping Center

Palacio Nacional shopping center, located in the heart of Medellín, is not just a place to buy shoes and clothes, but also a hub of art and culture. The building, which is 90 years old, was a place where you could buy shoes and clothes. Today, the last three floors of the building host 45 […]

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Being a Digital Nomad in Medellin

As a Digital Nomad lifestyle becomes increasingly popular, many professionals are leaving their traditional office jobs behind in favor of a life of location independence. These individuals, known as digital nomads, have the freedom to work from anywhere in the world as long as they have a laptop and an internet connection. One city that […]

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Nightlife Tourism

Cracking Down on Sex Tourism

The city of Medellín has been gaining popularity as a destination for sex tourism, which has given rise to sexual exploitation networks in the city. In response to this growing problem, the city’s Secretary of Security, José Gerardo Acevedo, has offered a reward of up to $100 million pesos for information that leads to the […]

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Medellin awarded the Best Emerging Destination in South America

Medellin has been awarded the Best Emerging Destination in South America by the World Travel Awards, also known as the “Oscars” of tourism. This award recognizes the city’s efforts in becoming a tourist destination with excellent connectivity, events and festivals, and cultural attractions. Medellin has received recognition from the World Travel Awards on at least […]

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Guatapé El Peñol: A Tourist Attraction Turned into a Porn Set

Guatapé, a small municipality in Eastern Antioquia, Colombia, is known for its beautiful landscapes and tourist attractions. One of the most popular among these is the El Peñol stone, a huge granite monolith that towers over the surrounding countryside. However, in recent times, the El Peñol stone has made headlines for all the wrong reasons. […]

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Dian Verifies Compliance with Electronic Invoicing Regulations

The Directorate of Taxes and National Customs (Dian) is cracking down on non-compliance with electronic invoicing regulations in commercial establishments. The Dian is conducting operations to verify whether businesses are adhering to the regulations that went into effect on April 1, 2023. Taxpayers with sales greater than 5 Tax Value Units (TVUs), which currently corresponds […]

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Recharge your Medellin Civica Card via Digital Wallet

Medellín Metro has announced a new digital recharge option for its Cívica card, a transport card used by millions of citizens in the Aburrá Valley region. Through its partnership with DaviPlata, a digital wallet app, the Medellín Metro aims to provide a more convenient and efficient way for its customers to recharge their cards without […]

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JetSmart Airline´s Operation in Colombia

JetSMART to Enter 27 Domestic Routes in Colombia after Endorsement by Aerocivil JetSMART, a Chilean low-cost airline, has received approval from Aerocivil to start the certification process and provide regular passenger, cargo, and mail services on 27 national routes in Colombia. The announcement was made during session 106 on March 2, 2023, and is set […]

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Testing the Waters: Medellín’s 10-Day Electric Bus Pilot on Inter-Municipal Route

Medellín, the second largest city in Colombia, is taking a significant step towards sustainable transportation with its first electric bus pilot project. The electric bus will operate on the inter-municipal route between Medellín and the José María Córdova airport. This is a milestone in clean energy transportation, and if successful, the entire transport fleet that […]

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Tourists Visiting Medellin Can Get Refund on VAT

Medellín, has become a preferred destination for national and foreign visitors. To further promote the arrival of more international tourists, the Colombian government grants foreign tourists the right to a VAT refund on purchases made within the national territory. This incentive allows visitors to enjoy their stay in the city while also providing them with […]

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