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Aerial View of the Poblado neighborhood in Medellin Colombia during sunset with the mountains on the backgroung
Find your VICO
Juan Calle

5 reasons for living in a shared housing in Medellín

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,

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

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

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

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Young caucasian man looking for a room in a home on a housing website with a laptop while lying on his bed at home.
Medellín
Tilman Burfeind

How to find a room or apartment for rent in Medellin – 2020

Searching for a room for rent in Medellin can be very difficult due to lack of information and trust. But you’re good! In this article we help you to find the best option for you! Before you start looking for a room, you have to know what you’re looking for. The most important criteria to

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Plants behind wooden bed near hammock with pillows in natural bedroom interior with posters on white wall
Find your VICO
Juan Calle

Tips to find the room that fits your needs in Medellin – 2020

Looking for room to rent in Medellín? Here are tips to find the perfect housing and the ideal environment to live a unique experience. You can follow several basic steps that will save you time and work if it’s your first time in Medellín. 1st feature: Filter by address, university or point of interest The

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Deposit refund VICO rento room medellin
Medellín
Agathe Lurquin

How to get your deposit back with VICO?

1. What is a deposit and why do you pay it? It’s a sum of money you pay when booking your VICO. If no incident happened during your stay, you’ll get your deposit back when you leave the VICO.  In short, it is a guarantee for you and for the landlord of the VICO. For

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One guy on a bed and a girl at the desk in a beautiful studio with modern decoration
Medellín
Agathe Lurquin

INDIE STUDIO, THE CREATIVE COLIVING

Indie Studio is the most colorful building in Laureles. Designed for independent creators, it occupies 80% of its beautiful studios, while the hospitality sector in the city does not exceed 2%. Creative universe, rainbow of laurels and coliving of creators are just some of the most used names to refer to INDIE STUDIO. It is

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Beautiful sunset in Medellín Colombia seen from the south part of the city on December afternoon with the buildings of the Poblado neighborhood in the foreground and the mountains of Medellin in the background
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Jefferson Velásquez

A room to rent near UdeA – Advantages and disadvantages

Find a room near the UdeA in Medellin What should I know before looking for a room to rent near the UdeA in Medellin? Source:udea.edu.co You are going to study at the UdeA in Medellin and you are looking for a room to rent in the neighborhood? Here is everything you need to know about

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Nice student bedroom on a university campus with a single bed, a big desk, a cupboard and a large window
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Valeria Villalba Vides

CompartoApto.com to find room in Medellín & Alternatives

Within all the options you have to find a room in Medellín, you can use CompartoApto Suddenly you have found many options when looking for a room for rent in the city of Medellin or maybe you have not found any … it may be that you have several but do not trust them. All

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Group of 4 young caucasian men sitting at a top of a mountain near Medellin admiring the landscape and laughing together
Find your VICO
Jonathan Bar-Hod

Shared apartment an experience to live Medellín

Medellín, the city of eternal spring, has managed to leave its past behind and become one of the trend cities. Not only in Colombia, but also in the whole world. The benefits of a shared apartment during the stay in the city of Medellín The development of the city, the quality of life, the friendliness

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Pensive attractive millennial woman sitting alone on sofa in a living room at home thinking contemplating looking at window. She looks relaxed sad and melancholic
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Valeria Villalba Vides

Share a housing with VICO or live alone?

When we go to live in a different city or country we find ourselves with a frequent doubt about the place where we are going to live: will it be better to live alone or in a VICO? Today in VICO we bring you the advantages and disadvantages of each of these options so that

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Beautiful sunset in Medellín Colombia seen from the south part of the city on December afternoon with the buildings of the Poblado neighborhood in the foreground and the mountains of Medellin in the background
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Valeria Villalba Vides

Room near EAFIT in Medellin- What you need to know

Are you thinking of studying at EAFIT and looking for a room near the university? Here is all you need to know to find a room near EAFIT: The EAFIT university is located in the commune 14 “El Poblado“. However, there are multiple neighborhoods within this area. So the neighborhood you are looking a room in

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Beautiful sunset in Medellín Colombia seen from the south part of the city on December afternoon with the buildings of the Poblado neighborhood in the foreground and the mountains of Medellin in the background
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Valeria Villalba Vides

Living in a room near the UPB – Advantages and disadvantages

What should I know if I am going to live in a room near the UPB? You are going to study at the UPB in Medellin and you are looking for a room to rent in the neighborhood? Here is everything you need to know about the area, its advantages and disadvantages and the facilities

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View of the buildings of Medellin, Colombia during a sunny day with the mountains in the background
Medellín
Jonathan Bar-Hod

Barrios in Medellín – Get to know the story of your barrio

Have you ever wondered about the history of the neighborhoods (barrios) of Medellín? Why are the names so different and how was their constitution? Today VICO helps you to know more about this city. Medellín is a city of 2,508,452 inhabitants (2017). They split in 20 institutional areas (universities, parks, etc.), 249 official urban barrios. In

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

Shared Flat in Colombia – 7 unique features of VICOs

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

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Happy group of friends having a party, laughing, drinking shots and listening to vintage vinyl disc albums at home in the shared housing
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Jonathan Bar-Hod

Sharing a housing – a newborn system in Colombia?

The first steps of shared flats At present times, the tendency to share an apartment as a student is popular in Europe and North America. But it is not a trend that has recently emerged, but goes back in the history of society. However, after the Second World War was observed a boom in the

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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.
Medellín
Juan Calle

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

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

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