Top 5 Language Exchange Venues in Medellin
In this post we bring you the best 5 places in Medellin to Language exchange with people from all over the world.
We know that traveling abroad is always fun, getting to know new places, gastronomy, cultures… But, what about the people? Wherever we go it is always important to communicate, make new friends and experiences.
1.- Barrio Sur Bar
At the Barrio Sur restaurant/bar you can meet with sports lovers from all over the world and share your passion in another language, as they also frequently schedule exchange nights, so it never hurts to contact them to get the full schedule!.
Located in Envigado, this place is perfect for practicing languages and if in addition to looking for a bilingual experience you like soccer, this is for you.
2.- Vintrash Bar
This place is located in Poblado near 10th Street, a place that is already known for being a pink area full of locals that attracts many foreigners for its gastronomic variety and nightlife.
But beyond this, in Vintrash constantly performs a dynamic called Gringo Tuesdays “Martes de Gringos” where people from other countries seek to socialize and practice languages with Spanish speakers. You can ask on their instagram for all the information.
3.- The Wandering Paisa
This wonderful place located near 65th Street and the Suramericana Metro station, besides having first class facilities, is the epicenter of multiple events for its guests and for the community in general.
The most interesting is the “Language exchange” night that takes place every Thursday from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. where the exchange between people of different nationalities is encouraged and where you can interact and meet friends from all over the world interested in the paisa culture.
4.- Tandem Medellin
But if real encounters are not your thing, there are alternatives on the Internet.
Tandem Medellin is a Facebook group that has created a community where members can offer their native language in exchange for practicing another language and the place to do it is your complete choice.
5.- Café Velvet
Velvet shares two cultures, Colombian and Belgian. Its location is on Via Primavera del Poblado. There, the combination of the two cultures in the kitchen offers a unique experience to the palate. Velvet allows our tradition and the foreign one to exchange in the smoke of a coffee.