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The Medellin Guru Newsletter is published weekly by the popular Medellin Guru blog. As of March 11, 2021, we have published 190 weekly newsletters in a row in the 190 weeks since the launch of the website on July 20, 2017.

We now have over 7,900 subscribers to our weekly Medellin Guru newsletter. In this article, we look at six reasons to subscribe to the Medellin Guru Newsletter.

Our article about safety in Medellín is our most popular published article with over 75,000 views - Photos courtesy of Colombian National Police

Our article about safety in Medellín is our most popular published article with over 75,000 views – Photos courtesy of Colombian National Police

1. Medellin Guru Publishes More Content Than Any Other Colombia Blog

Since our launch on July 20, 2017 until November 12, 2020, Medellin Guru published a total of over 610 articles. We publish an average of 12-15 articles each month.

So, every week in our newsletter you will typically see several new articles we published. If you subscribe, you will see these new articles every week.

The following list is the 20 most popular articles on Medellin Guru in 2020, including all of our articles that were originally published in 2020 and in 2017, 2018 and 2019

  1. Coronavirus in Colombia: Myth vs Reality – Current Status
  2. International Flights Return to Colombia Starting in September
  3. Colombia Quarantine: Nationwide Quarantine Extended to September 1
  4. Carnaval de Barranquilla 2021: Second Largest Carnival is Cancelled
  5. How to Obtain a Colombian Visa – With Up-to-Date 2020 Info
  6. 30 Exotic Tropical Fruits of Colombia a Fruit Lovers Paradise
  7. Mercado De La Playa: A New Gastronomic Market in Medellín
  8. Humanitarian Flights from Colombia to the U.S. and Other Countries
  9. How to Obtain a Colombia Resident Visa – 2020 Update0
  10. How to Obtain a Colombia Retirement Visa – 2021 Update
  11. Tourist Visas: How to Extend a Tourist Visa in Medellín – 2020 Update
  12. Cuts of Beef: A Comprehensive Guide to Cuts of Beef in Colombia
  13. How to Get to Medellín from the Airport – 2020 Update
  14. Scopolamine: The Realities of Devil’s Breath in Colombia
  15. Pico y Cedula: Grocery Shopping Restrictions During Quarantine
  16. How to Obtain a Colombia Marriage Visa – 2020 Update
  17. Is Medellín Safe? Security in Medellín and Safety Tips – 2019 Update
  18. 11 Downsides to Living in Medellín: An Expat Perspective
  19. COVID-19 Testing in Colombia: Reality About Coronavirus Testing
  20. Colombia Holidays: A Guide to the Many Festivos in Colombia

Medellin Guru is the Only Colombia Blog That Keeps Content Up-to-Date

Every week in our newsletter you will see two to 10 articles that were republished due to things changing.

Medellin Guru is the only blog in Colombia that has a policy of not letting articles on our website become out-of-date.

Some of our articles have been updated multiple times, as things change constantly in Colombia. In the past 111 weeks up to March 11, 2021 we updated a total of 1,525 articles.. A benefit of subscribing to our newsletter is finding out what things are changing in Colombia.

3. Find Out About Current Colombia and Venezuela News

In our weekly newsletter we include current news articles about Colombia and Venezuela.

The English language news sites in Colombia tend to miss much of the important news about Colombia covered by the international news organizations such as BBC, Economist, NY Times and many others.

So, each week in our newsletter we include two to five current Colombia and Venezuela news articles we believe are of interest to our readers.

At the Medellin Guru May 2019 meetup at 20Mission Cerveza

At the Medellin Guru May 2019 meetup at 20Mission Cerveza

4. Find Out About the Medellin Guru Meetups and Other Events

Each month until the coronavirus pandemic, Before the pandemic, Medellin Guru hosted the largest events for foreigners in Medellín.

We  held 17 Medellin Guru meetups in Medellín and they quickly grew to become the largest expat meetups in Medellín:

  1. August 2018 at Randy’s Sports Bar & Grill – over 70 attendees
  2. September 2018 at Medellin Beer Factory – over 90 attendees
  3. October 2018 at 20Mission Cerveza – over 90 attendees
  4. November 2018 at Medellin Beer Factory – over 120 attendees
  5. January 2019 at Medellin Beer Factory – over 170 attendees
  6. February 2019 at 20Mission Cerveza – over 175 attendees
  7. March 2019 at Medellin Beer Factory – over 170 attendees
  8. April 2019 at Mercado Del Tranvía in Envigado – over 140 attendees
  9. May 2019 at 20Mission Cerveza – over 180 attendees.
  10. June 2019 at Mercado Del Tranvía in Envigado – over 140 attendees.
  11. July 2019 at 20Mission Cerveza – over 190 attendees.
  12. August 2019 at Medellin Beer Factory – over 160 attendees.
  13. September 2019 at Mercado de Sabaneta – over 150 attendees.
  14. October 2019 at 20Mission Cerveza – over 185 attendees.
  15. November 2019 at 20Mission Cerveza – over 210 attendees.
  16. December 2019 at Mercado de Sabaneta – over 160 attendees.
  17. January 2020 at Mercado de Sabaneta – over 145 attendee in spite of the rain.
  18. February 2020 at Mercado de La Playa – over 200 attendees.

We plan to resume our Medellin Guru events at some time in the near future. Our weekly Medellin Guru Newsletter includes information about upcoming Medellin Guru events as well as other events in Medellín.

Silleta at the world-famous 2019 Medellín Flower Parade (Desfile de Silleteros)

Silleta at the world-famous 2019 Medellín Flower Parade (Desfile de Silleteros)

5. Medellin Guru is the Most Popular English Language Blog in Colombia

In the past 3.5 years, Medellin Guru accomplished becoming the most popular English-language blog in Colombia, the Medellin Guru website has averaged over 90,000 unique visitors each month in 2020.

Also, we achieved  over 16,900 followers on the Medellin Guru Facebook. Medellin Guru is the first English language Colombia blog to achieve this.

6. The Medellin Guru Newsletter is FREE

Finally, it costs absolutely nothing to receive the weekly Medellin Guru Newsletter – it’s FREE!

Your inbox won’t be bombarded, we only send updates about once a week. Also, your contact information won’t be shared with anyone. We have a 100 percent no spam guarantee! We hate spammers as much as you do.

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In addition, you can see all of the previous Medellin Guru weekly email newsletters here and subscribe on the left of that site (scroll down).

Also, you will receive an email confirmation when you subscribe and you will need to click on a link in that email to confirm your subscription.

View of Medellín from Pueblito Paisa, photo by Jenny Bojinova

View of Medellín from Pueblito Paisa, photo by Jenny Bojinova

The Bottom Line: Subscribe to the Medellin Guru Newsletter

The Medellin Guru Newsletter is very popular with thousands of subscribers and we are adding over 100 new subscribers every month.

Subscribing to the Medellin Guru Newsletter is worth at least trying. If you decide you don’t like it, you can unsubscribe with one click.

Every week the Medellin Guru Newsletter has our latest new articles, updated articles, information about our Medellin Guru events and the latest Colombia and Venezuela news.

Sign up for the Free Medellin Guru Newsletter – You can see all of the previous Medellin Guru weekly email newsletters and sign up here.

Editors note: updated on January 25, 2020 with current information.

Editors note: updated on November 15, 2020 with current information.

Editors note: updated on March 11, 2021 with current information.

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