12 Most Popular Articles on Colombian Lifestyle

For the past two years, Colombian Lifestyle has been bringing you some of the best insider information for travelers, visitors, and expats about all that this amazing country has to offer. While we’ve written about a wide variety of subject, ranging from food, music, neighborhoods, safety, and much more, and across a wide range of cities and regions in Colombia, there are a number of subjects that have appealed more to our readers, whether they are clicking through from Google, or visiting us from our social media channels like Facebook.

Below are the 10 most popular articles on Colombian Lifestyle, there are bound to be a number that you’ve over the past few years, or they offer a good place to start if you are new to Colombia. The following are organized from least popular to most popular.

12. El Centro – A Newcomer’s Guide to Medellin’s Lively and Bustling Downtown Center

Medellin’s downtown is not the place that holds the most appeal for foreigners or visitors to the city of Eternal Spring, but that doesn’t mean there are a number of cool things to see and do, or restaurants to check out.

11. Don’t Travel to Colombia – It’s Not Safe, You Will Be Mugged or Murdered

Ah yes, safety in Colombia, the ever popular concern or #1 question. This article tries to get at the reality of the safety situation across much of Colombia — hint: it’s neither as dangerous as reports may lead you to believe, but it’s also not totally safe.

10. Medellín Nightlife Uncovered: Discover Our Top Picks

Medellin is a city that loves to party, there is no doubt about that, so here are our top picks for places to go out and have a great time.

9. Locals guide: The 151 best things to do in Bogotá

Medellin usually gets the most love from foreigners, but Colombia’s big, bustling, capital city offers an almost endless supply of things to see and do. Here is a quick guide to 151 things to do, which should help you hit the ground running.

8. 15 Quick Tips About Medellin Colombia

Any newcomer will love these quick tips and facts about life in Medellin, Colombia.

7. The 7 Malls You Can’t Miss in Medellin

It’s no secret that malls are extremely popular across Colombia, and Medellin has some of the best malls in the country, sometimes over the top and extravagant, but offering plenty of opportunities to shop, eat, and to see and be seen.

6. 11 Great Places to Go on a Date in Medellin

Whether you are coming to Colombia with your partner, or looking to find love with a local, here are a few fun and unique date ideas to help ignite the spark or keep the magic alive.

5. 7 Reasons I Love Living in Medellin, Colombia

I never, ever planned to live in Medellin, to be honest. I was surprised as anyone that I never really left Medellin as I passed through Colombia on my way to backpacking across South America. Here’s what I love about life in Medellin.

4. Safety in Cartagena – What to Know Before You Go

Cartagena is the most popular tourist destination in Colombia, for both foreigners and locals alike. The sheer amount of tourists has also trained some unscrupulous actors to take advantage of those tourists, so here is what to know about safety in Cartagena.

3. Introducing Laureles – One of Medellin’s Best Neighborhoods

Laureles often plays second fiddle to the more popular neighborhood of Poblado, but it offers up a different atmosphere, and one that appeals much more than Poblado for some visitors.

2. 4 Must-See Outdoor Markets in Medellin

Who doesn’t love awesome outdoor markets in the incredible weather offered here in the city of Eternal Spring?

1. Why Chapinero is the Best Place to Stay in Bogotá, Colombia

While most backpackers stay in the La Candelaria neighborhood of Bogota, it is hard to deny the appeal of the Chapinero neighborhood if you’re looking for the best place to stay in Bogota.

So there you have it! The 10 most popular articles on Colombian Lifestyle, covering a wide range of topics and locales. That is but a small portion of the many articles we’ve published over the years, so don’t hesitate to dig into the back catalog.

Are there any subjects that you particularly want to have us write about? Sound off in the comments below or take a minute to send us an email with your suggestions.

Ryan S.

Ryan was planning to backpack through all of South America, but he started traveling in Colombia and never made it past Medellin. He has since called Medellin home, as he explores everything this incredible city and country has to offer. Ryan is the author of Big Travel, Small Budget: How to Travel More, Spend Less, and See the World.