Why Now Is a Good Time to Buy in Guatapé, Colombia

Why Now Is a Good Time to Buy in Guatapé, Colombia

When I was doing my check-out trip to Medellín in early 2012, Guatapé was one of my first day trips to the countryside. I had lived on the coast of Maine for 27 years before my decision to move overseas, so I was used to having quick access to water. The lake area in Guatapé Read more...: Why Now Is a Good Time to Buy in Guatapé, Colombia

Perfect Weather and a Lively Music Scene in Medellín, Colombia

Perfect Weather and a Lively Music Scene in Medellín, Colombia

Don Mouton was first attracted to Medellín and its music scene during one of his many vacation trips to the city. One evening he stopped into La Cabaña del Recuerdo, a tango bar in the nearby town of Envigado, to catch some live music. “It’s like a step back in time to a 1940s club,” Don says. “From the old musical instruments and vinyl records hanging on the wall...

Invest in Medellín’s Rural Surroundings From $83,000

Invest in Medellín’s Rural Surroundings From $83,000

I love living in the tree-filled, cosmopolitan city of Medellin, Colombia, tucked into the Andes’ Aburra Valley at 4,900 feet. There is always a concert to attend, and I appreciate the broad choice of restaurants. It’s packed with large malls, small tiendas (mom-and-pop shops), and farmers’ markets. For entertainment you have the Metropolitan Theater, Botanical Gardens...