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Which Countries can Colombians Travel To Without a Visa

As the world opens up to tourism once again, many Colombians are eager to plan international trips for 2023. However, the thought of obtaining a visa may seem daunting and time-consuming. Fortunately, there are 85 countries across the globe that welcome Colombian tourists without the need for a visa. The United Kingdom is the latest […]

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New Locations to Get Civica Metro Cards

You can now buy your Civica at these three new places Medellin’s residents and visitors rely on the Cívica card also know in spanish as “Tarjeta Cívica”, a reloadable transit card, for accessing public transportation in the city. Due to the high demand for the card, the Medellin Metro has opened new points of sale […]

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Economy Tourism

Do tourists increase the cost of living for locals in Medellin?

Medellin, the second-largest city in Colombia, is renowned for its beautiful natural scenery, friendly people, and vibrant culture. It has become a popular tourist destination in recent years, attracting visitors from all over the world. However, some locals argue that the influx of tourists is driving up the cost of living in certain areas, particularly […]

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All You Need to know About Taxi Prices in 2023

If you are planning to take a taxi in Medellin in 2023, be prepared to pay a bit more. The Secretaría de Movilidad de Medellín has announced that the taxi fare will increase by 500 pesos, starting after the taxi meters are calibrated. This increase is based on the needs expressed by the taxi guilds […]

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The Trend of ‘Passport Boys’ Searching for a Wife in Colombia

In recent years, Colombia has become a destination not only for tourists but also for a growing number of men looking for traditional wives. Dubbed as “passport boys”, these men travel to Colombia in search of a partner to settle down with. This practice is not new, but the rise of social media and dating […]

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The Top 9 Must Do Things in Medellin

Medellin is a vibrant city that offers a unique blend of urban culture and natural beauty. From its stunning vistas to its vibrant nightlife, there is something for everyone in Medellin. Here are the top 10 tourist activities to do in and around Medellin: 1. Take a cable car to Parque Arvi Medellin’s cable car […]

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7 Reasons to Explore the Transformation of Comuna 13, Medellin

Comuna 13, a once notorious neighborhood in Medellin, Colombia, has undergone a remarkable transformation in recent years. Its community-based initiatives and urban redevelopment have resulted in positive changes that are worth exploring. Here are seven reasons why you should visit Comuna 13: Experience the Transformation The urban redevelopment and community-based initiatives have transformed the neighborhood. […]

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Red Bull’s Comuna 13 Cerro Abajo Medellín 2023 Race

The streets of Medellín’s Comuna 13 are buzzing with excitement as the city prepares to host the Red Bull Cerro Abajo 2023 competition. For the first time in history, this prestigious event will take place in Medellín, attracting 28 riders from 10 different countries who will compete for the title of the fastest runner in […]

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Economy News

VivaAir Suspending Flights: What Is Going On?

Viva Air, the Colombian low-cost airline, may cease operations due to its ongoing financial crisis, affecting over a million customers who have purchased tickets. The company’s board of directors is said to have decided to ground its entire fleet and liquidate its assets. The airline’s finances have been under scrutiny, and the board concluded that […]

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Another scopolamine attack, this time in Itagui

Scopolamine, also known as “the Devil’s Breath,” is a dangerous drug that has been used in robberies and other crimes in Colombia for years. It is a powerful substance that can cause its victims to lose consciousness, memory, and even free will. Unfortunately, Itagüí, a municipality in the Aburrá Valley in Colombia, has recently experienced […]

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