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Top 5 recommendations to consider if you are moving to Barranquilla.


This is one of the many sweet nicknames for Barranquilla, capital of the department of Atlántico, bordered by the beautiful Caribbean Sea, into which the Magdalena River flows, the main river in Colombia and which crosses the country from south to north.


Barranquilla is a multicultural city, since, through its port, El Puerto de Colombia, it welcomed thousands of foreigners who arrived in the country, either because it was their final destination or because they could not leave when discovered its warm people and many opportunities to establish their families and businesses. This is why part of its cuisine includes classic grafts from Arab, European, Asian and African cuisines that converge to give life to the widest variety of flavors.


If you are contemplating moving to Barranquilla, whether due to preference or job assignment, we recommend you consider the following:


  • The most common areas for foreigners to reside are found north of the city: Alto Prado, Rio Mar, Villa Campestre, Prado Mar.

  • As for schools, you will find British, American, German, Italian, Arab, Hebrew schools, with different religious inclinations, etc. You will find calendars A, and B.

  • For leisure time, how nice to escape to the sea, which is only 20 minutes away, if you are located somewhere at the north of the city, see a sunset at the Castillo de Salgar! Or some fried foods in Puerto Velero, as you enjoy the feeling of the soft gray sand that distinguishes the beaches of Barranquilla.

  • It is also very common to enjoy cycling, taking the Vía al Mar, or Malecón del Rio. If you prefer in door activities, you will find international quality shopping centers.

  • It is important that you keep in mind that in Barranquilla, although the people are diligent workers and very good at business, they also take rest days seriously. So if the Colombian national team or El Junior, the local team, is playing, it is common to only work half a day.

  • The Barranquilla Carnival is an internationally recognized festival, and many not only yearn for those days to enjoy the typical activities of the festival, but also to escape the noisy days in the city, camping near the ocean.


We would have much more to tell you about Barranquilla, but there will be nothing better than living the experience of mingling with its happy and positive, hard-working people who know that life is better when you live near the sea! And without a doubt, you will have LARM on your landing in this beautiful city.



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