Plaza Bolivar in Medellin
Living Abroad: Digital Nomads in Medellin, Colombia
By Joshua Wood, LPC
Expats in Colombia have taken full advantage of this South American nation's miraculous comeback after decades of chaos. Digital nomads have also found there way to Medellin, its second largest city, for a wide variety of reasons.
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Best Places to Live in Medellin
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.
Healthcare in Medellin
The healthcare system in Medellin, Colombia gets generally positive reviews from expats there. Find answers to questions about universal healthcare in Colombia, what it takes to get an EPS card and more.
Moving to Medellin, Colombia
Expats offer advice about everything you need to know before moving to Medellin: what to bring (and what to leave behind), how to find housing and more.
Cost of Living in Medellin
Expats in Medellin enjoy a far lower cost of living than in major cities in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. However, work is scarce and low pay unless you are transferred there by a large company, so you'll need an established income stream to make it as an expat in Medellin.
Expat Report: Healthcare in Medellin
An expat discusses healthcare and health insurance in Medellin, Colombia. There are several private hospitals in Medellin. He advises expats to purchase health insurance.
12 Tips for Living in Medellin, Colombia
An expat talks about what it's like living in Medellin, Colombia - the city of eternal spring. She talks about the popular neighborhood Carrera 70, enjoying life without a car, the 2017 changes in visa laws, hospitals, schools and much more.
Expat Report: Retiring in Medellin
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.