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The Best Colombia Blogs for Expats

by The Masculine Traveler
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In our coverage on the best blogs in Eastern Europe, we have featured digital publications that provide valuable content and resources for expats. In this article, we direct our attention the best Colombia blogs for expats traveling to and living in Colombia.

Over the past decade, Colombia has leaped onto the travel bucket list for travelers. Colombia with its vibrant culture, proximity to North America and affordability has emerged as a top retirement location. In addition, digital nomads have discovered this South American gem as a premier location as a base for business and leisure.

Colombia has a growing expats community. Expats living in Colombia are directed towards the following blogs which provide valuable information and services to English-speaking expats.

The Top Blogs for Expats in Colombia

1. Medellin Living

Region of Focus: Medellin, Colombia

Average Number of Posts Per Month: 1

Most Recent Article (June 2, 2020): Everything You Need to Know About Pollution in Medellín

Best Article: Popular Neighborhoods for Expats Living in Medellín

Blog Snapshot: Medellin has blown up as an expat haven over the past decade. The sheer numbers of English-speaking expats in Medellin warrant a publication covering all facets of expat life in the city of eternal spring. Medellin Living is just that publication. The robust archives of content on lifestyle, Colombia culture, apartment hunting, and visa support has made this blog the quintessential expat blog in Medellin.

Contact: info@medellinliving.com

2. Medellin Guru

Region of Focus: Medellin, Colombia

Average Number of Posts Per Month: 10

Most Recent Article (June 2, 2020): Medellín Starts to Lift the Quarantine: Enters Smart Isolation Phase

Best Article: Top 17 Mistakes Foreigners Make When Buying Real Estate in Colombia

Blog Snapshot: Not to be outdone by Medellin Living, this publication is a trustworthy resource for expats living and visiting Colombia. The blog’s founder has been living in Medellin for many years. His firsthand accounts of life in Medellin provide the right touch of authenticity. Perhaps the most valuable aspect of Medellin Guru is the guides on how to buy and rent an apartment in Medellin.

Contact: Facebook Group – https://www.facebook.com/medellinguru

3. Colombia Reports

Region of Focus: Colombia

Average Number of Posts Per Month: 100+

Most Recent Article (June 2, 2020): Colombia’s April Unemployment Rate Skyrockets to 19.8%

Best Article: 12 Colombia Towns that are Preparing for a Tourism Boom

Blog Snapshot: Founded in 2008, Colombia Reports is the largest independent English-language news publication in Colombia. This publication is the seminal expat resources current events, politics, the economy and updates on the coronavirus.

Contact: Facebook Page – https://www.facebook.com/colombiareports/

4. Medellin Buzz

Region of Focus: Medellin, Colombia

Average Number of Posts Per Month: 1

Most Recent Article (June 2, 2020): My Favorite Places To Shop In Medellin

Best Article: My Experience Dating Colombian Women In Medellin

Blog Snapshot: Founded by Andrew 7 years ago, Medellin Buzz has grown in popularity as one of the best blogs for Medellin. The authentic insight into dating and Medellin culture is interesting and valuable.

Contact: info@medellinbuzz.com

5. Cali Adventurer

Region of Focus: Cali, Colombia

Average Number of Posts Per Month: 1

Most Recent Article (June 2, 2020): Dollar Earning Ideas During Pandemic – Part 2

Best Article: Retire In Colombia On $1000 Dollars Per Month

Blog Snapshot: Cali is one of our favorite destinations. Unfortunately, there aren’t a lot of blogs that focus on Cali as a destination for travel and living. Cali Adventurer is unique in its coverage of living in this Colombia gem. Most Colombia expat blogs center their content on Medellin. Cali Adventurer for expats who seek a more authentic Colombia experience.

Contact: Visit the contact page to send an email to Cali Adventurer.

6. Cartagena Explorer

Region of Focus: Cartagena, Colombia

Average Number of Posts Per Month: 1

Most Recent Article (June 2, 2020): Guide to the Best Areas to Stay in Cartagena, Colombia

Best Article: Practical Guide to Visiting Playa Blanca from Cartagena, Colombia

Blog Snapshot: Cartagena is the most popular destination in Colombia. This blog provides visitors useful tips on securing accommodations and guides to the top cultural and nature sites in Cartagena.

Contact: Visit the contact page to send an email to Cartagena Explorer.

7. Bogotivo

Region of Focus: Bogota, Colombia

Average Number of Posts Per Month: 1

Most Recent Article (June 2, 2020): 12 Easy Glamping & Eco-Tourism Getaways From Bogotá

Best Article: 32 Things You Must Do In Bogotá, Colombia

Blog Snapshot: Similar to cali Adventurer, Bogotivo provides well needed content outside Medellin. Covering nightlife, travel, cultural sites and accommodations in Colombia’s capital, Bogotivo is the best English-lanaguge source for expats in Bogota.

Contact: hola@bogotivo.com

Summary

We hope that these blogs will be a resource to visitors and residents of Colombia. Please drop us a line if you are familiar with other English-Language Colombia blogs for expats that we have not covered.

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