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Moving to Cartago, Colombia

An expat in Cartago, Colombia has found a little bit of heaven living in Colombia. He appreciates the much lower cost of living and admits he lives like a king in Colombia for $2,000 a month. He advises others moving to Colombia to bring only the necessities and buy furniture there. (Read More)

Moving to Guatape, Colombia

Another expat in Guatape advised, "Stay in the area for a while before making a desision and try and get some inside information ..someone from your own country who has lived in this place a while" (Read More)

Moving to Medellin, Colombia

An expat living in Medellin commented, "I would not consider any areas other than Medellin for relocating now. Can find lower costs in the countryside, but can be dangerous. Also would look in the suburbs of Envigado or Sabaneta (south end for a more serene life) as the central city could be dangerous and noisy. Prices in Poblado are much" (Read More)

Moving to Cartago, Colombia

An expat in Cartago wrote, " Go for it. Keep your money invested in the USA and take what you need monthly. Rent initially. Great buys for cash.

$2000 usa will allow you to live like a king.

Body massages $7 for an hour

Nails done over one hour $15 dollars

Papayas -- $0.40 per pound

Mangoes --$0.15 per" (Read More)

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12 Things to Know Before Moving to Colombia

With its bustling cities, beautiful beaches and friendly Colombians, Colombia is an increasingly popular destination for expats of all ages. Expats in Colombia offer insightful tips for those moving to Colombia.

With its bustling cities, beautiful beaches and friendly Colombians, Colombia is an increasingly popular destination for expats of all ages. Expats in Colombia offer insightful tips for those moving ...

22 Expats Talk about What It's Like Moving to Colombia

If you're moving to Colombia, read these tips from expats living Colombia. From what to bring to Colombia, hiring a lawyer for visa issues, buying vs. renting, health insurance and hospitals, the frustrations of using Amazon in Colombia and more.

If you're moving to Colombia, read these tips from expats living Colombia. From what to bring to Colombia, hiring a lawyer for visa issues, buying vs. renting, health insurance and hospitals, the fru...

Moving-To-ColombiaExpats Talk about What it's Like Moving to Colombia

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Best Places to Live in Medellin, Colombia

Here are the best places to live in Medellin, Colombia, based on the recommendations of expats that already live there. There are options for a variety of budgets in this now popular destination in Colombia.

Here are the best places to live in Medellin, Colombia, based on the recommendations of expats that already live there. There are options for a variety of budgets in this now popular destination in C...

9 Best Places to Live in Colombia

Here are the 9 best places to live in Colombia according to expats living in Colombia. Expats share why they love living in each city, the climate, cost of living, social activities and more. Don't overlook the comments about heat and humidity in some coastal cities - while these conditions are ideal for some expats, they're oppressive for others.

Here are the 9 best places to live in Colombia according to expats living in Colombia. Expats share why they love living in each city, the climate, cost of living, social activities and more. Don't...

6 Best Places to Live in Colombia

Colombia has made an incredible transformation. Expats in Colombia have a lot to say about the best places to live in Colombia. From cities on the Caribbean coast to inland cities, here are 6 of the best places to live in Colombia.

Colombia has made an incredible transformation. Expats in Colombia have a lot to say about the best places to live in Colombia. From cities on the Caribbean coast to inland cities, here are 6 of the...

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Retirement-In-MedellinAn Expat Shares What it's Like Retiring in Medellin, Colombia

A retiree in Medellin talks about loving life in Medellin - it's been a great change of pace for him and his wife. He says that while some expats live on $1,500 per month, others live in $3,000.

Moving-To-CartagoAn Expat Talks about Moving to Cartago, Colombia

An expat in Cartago, Colombia has found a little bit of heaven living in Colombia. He appreciates the much lower cost of living and admits he lives like a king in Colombia for $2,000 a month. He advises others moving to Colombia to bring only the necessities and buy furniture there.

10 Tips for Living in Colombia

Colombia is an up-and-coming expat destination. With it's low cost of living, and wonderful people, Colombia has a lot to offer.

Expat Colombia: 10 Tips for Living in Bogota

Expats offer advice for others considering a move to Bogota, Colombia. Topics include safety in Bogota, best neighborhoods for expats, international schools in Bogota and more.

5 Tips For Living in Medellin, Colombia

Expats living in Medellin, Colombia report that there are safe places to live - and that the nightlife is fun, too. Read about how to live in Medellin - a city that has become quite a popular destination for expats.

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12 Things to Know Before Moving to Colombia

With its bustling cities, beautiful beaches and friendly Colombians, Colombia is an increasingly popular destination for expats of all ages. Expats in Colombia offer insightful tips for those moving to Colombia.

With its bustling cities, beautiful beaches and friendly Colombians, Colombia is an increasingly popular destination for expats of all ages. Expats in Colombia offer insightful tips for those moving ...

22 Expats Talk about What It's Like Moving to Colombia

If you're moving to Colombia, read these tips from expats living Colombia. From what to bring to Colombia, hiring a lawyer for visa issues, buying vs. renting, health insurance and hospitals, the frustrations of using Amazon in Colombia and more.

If you're moving to Colombia, read these tips from expats living Colombia. From what to bring to Colombia, hiring a lawyer for visa issues, buying vs. renting, health insurance and hospitals, the fru...

Moving-To-ColombiaExpats Talk about What it's Like Moving to Colombia

Already living abroad? Write a report about moving overseas to help people preparing to move abroad.

Best Places to Live in Medellin, Colombia

Here are the best places to live in Medellin, Colombia, based on the recommendations of expats that already live there. There are options for a variety of budgets in this now popular destination in Colombia.

Here are the best places to live in Medellin, Colombia, based on the recommendations of expats that already live there. There are options for a variety of budgets in this now popular destination in C...

9 Best Places to Live in Colombia

Here are the 9 best places to live in Colombia according to expats living in Colombia. Expats share why they love living in each city, the climate, cost of living, social activities and more. Don't overlook the comments about heat and humidity in some coastal cities - while these conditions are ideal for some expats, they're oppressive for others.

Here are the 9 best places to live in Colombia according to expats living in Colombia. Expats share why they love living in each city, the climate, cost of living, social activities and more. Don't...

6 Best Places to Live in Colombia

Colombia has made an incredible transformation. Expats in Colombia have a lot to say about the best places to live in Colombia. From cities on the Caribbean coast to inland cities, here are 6 of the best places to live in Colombia.

Colombia has made an incredible transformation. Expats in Colombia have a lot to say about the best places to live in Colombia. From cities on the Caribbean coast to inland cities, here are 6 of the...

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