5 reasons for living in a shared housing in Medellín

Aerial View of the Poblado neighborhood in Medellin Colombia during sunset with the mountains on the backgroung

1. Avoid loneliness – You arrive alone but you don’t stay alone You may not have considered the option of a shared housing for your accommodation in Medellin. Living alone sure has its advantages! But here’s why you should at least think about living with roommates. Because of all the opportunities Medellín has to offer, … Read more

VICO vs Airbnb in Medellín – What option suits you best?

Modern and beautiful interior of a living room with a big window allowing the light to enlighten the whole room during sunset

Airbnb and VICO satisfy very different needs. We suggest which option to choose according to your profile. One of the coolest aspects of the collaborative economy is finding furnished apartments in Medellín at low cost. Airbnb is very popular and we all know how useful it can be, especially if you travel the world changing … Read more

Urgente: Como podemos enfrentar el coronavirus juntos.

Coronavirus prevention Medellin VICO

El coronavirus es un tema que nos preocupa a todos y aún no podemos decir con certeza cuáles implicaciones tendrá o cuánto tiempo va a durar esta crisis. Desde nuestra parte en VICO les aseguramos todo el soporte necesario para poder pasar por esta situación juntos. En lo siguiente les queremos dar unas recomendaciones general y … Read more

7 reasons why Co-living is the future

que es un coliving o vivienda compartida

No more than two years ago we were surprised by the term co-working, a shared work space, with everything you need to do your day-to-day work. But the shared economy brings us another concept, Co-living. Here we will give you 7 reasons why co-living is the future. Co-living is not a new issue, student residences … Read more

VICOs: Shared housing as a business

Businessman working in the real eastate business showing the profit of the shared housing business with a calculator

Shared housing: a promising business With the increase of foreigners arriving in Colombia and Medellin, the housing sector is one of the most benefited, thanks to shared housing as a business. Whether it’s the friendliness of the people, the landscapes or the academic opportunities, people from all over the world come to Colombia and help … Read more

Shared Flat in Colombia – 7 unique features of VICOs

Group of young friends having fun while watching tv and drinking beers at home in their shared living

Shared flat: Cultural differences in Medellín Arriving in a new city or a new country always includes confrontations with a different culture. Changes can be really small, like colors of the traffic signs on the streets or a different style of food. They can be bigger though: Norms, values and people’s behavior can change significantly … Read more

Vivienda compartida (VICO) – 5 mandamientos para una VICO feliz

Grupo multiétnico de amigos jovenes que se divierten en su vivienda compartida mientras compartiendo una comida y vino en la casa acogedora. Están discutiendo y riendo mientras el sol entra por la ventana durante la puesta del sol.

A continuación le presentamos nuestros consejos para evitar conflictos en su VICO Las experiencias más inolvidables que tendrás cuando llegues a Medellín las vivirás junto a tus compañeros de VICO (vivienda compartida), Es normal cuando compartes alojamiento con personas que no son tus parientes, volverse mucho más abierto y tolerante, sin embargo esto también representa ciertos … Read more