January 5 - March 28, 2020
Local Colombian coffee, anyone?
We can’t stay away from Medellín, its friendly people, perfect weather, or delicious food so we’re coming back!
Take a cable car through mountains enshrouded in mist. Stroll the tree-lined streets. Explore artistic hillside neighborhoods.
Everybody raves about Medellín. When are you going to experience it for yourself?
Open spaces. Modern finishes. Natural light. Fast wifi. Sweeping balcony views. This is probably nicer than your place back home.
We are located in El Poblado, the safest and most happening neighborhood in Medellín. We’ve done all the research for you so you can show up, settle in, and start living your best life.
Time to talk about some perks of where we will work:
- The wifi is fast and reliable. No worries here.
- It’s within a 15-minute walk to our housing. Buh-bye, wasted commute time.
- You don’t have to hear Sharon talk about her cats!
We’ve got everything you need to be productive: places for calls, nice chairs and desks, a well lit space, and more.
Increase your creativity, focus, and energy by working in a fresh environment with new people in Medellín.
get your insta ready
Discover Guatapé, the place that you've seen in every must-see travel guide. Soak in the hike views before going down to jet ski in the lakes below. You can even paintball at Pablo Escobar's old mansion to fulfill all your Narco's fantasies.
oh, we're going to eat
Forget tacos and tapas. Arepas stuffed with anything you want, pastries stuffed with cheese and tropical fruits, the best lentil burrito you've ever had in your life at our favorite vegetarian spot, and sooooo many ways to eat plantains.
salsa that food off after
Whether you prefer learning through classes or at our favorite salsa club, the Colombians are ready to teach you how to dance. Start warming up those hips!. Want to the gym instead? Okay, fine. We will help you get that set up too.
admire massive street art
Visit Comuna 13, a barrio on the cutting edge of social change. See how artists from all over the world have spread their message through enormous street murals. We won't let you miss the giant outdoor escalators that reinvented the area either.
meet LOCAL ngos
Feel like you can't make a difference at home? Meet our colleagues who run a hip hop school to keep kids focused on producing music and other innovative NGOs. Medellín is on the cutting edge of social change. Come be part of it.
party on your own bus
There's no other place to spend the night dancing on your own bus while exploring parts of the city you'd never see on your own. Rent an entire open-air bus, fill it with your HP friends, and get excited for a night you won't forget.
Private room w/ cleaning
Local Sim filled with data
2 Kickass onsite facilitators
weekly lunches and potlucks
Networking events with locals
Worldwide network of 700+ alumni
goal setting & reciprocity rings
per 2 weeks
Get Your Toes Wet
per 4 weeks
Live Like A Local
3-12 Months from
per 4 weeks
Travel More | Pay Less
Want shorter? Want longer?
We’re super flexible. You can travel with us for the amount of time that fits your schedule. Apply now and let us help you customize your travel plans!
The Dream Team
Our troubleshooting, rose-drinking, karaoke-singing, and all-round kick-ass superhero facilitators are destined to become your new BFFs.
Head of Admissions | Trip Facilitator
Sara, from Italy, joined Hacker Paradise as Trip Facilitator after spending four years in rainy Belgium running one of the most active coworking spaces in Europe. With a background in Sociology, she loves being surrounded by people and help them to connect and create meaningful relationships.
Tea drinker by day, she never refuses a beer at night.
Vanessa has lived on three continents, visited over 35 countries, and worked creating custom travel excursions and personally running rough-and-tumble overland trips (driving an actual bus, ya’ll).
She’s a daily do-er of yoga (the sweatier the better), bonafide pickle fan, and lover of all things beachy. If you want to catch some epic sunsets, Vanessa is the one to follow!
Will joined HP after working in a myriad of fields, including healthcare, romance fiction, journalism, hospitality, and film. His safe space is Google Sheets, but he’s always ready to make you smile.
He lives to dance and eat the local breads. If you ever need a sober buddy or want to bust out a spontaneous trek, Will is your guy!
Live in the
only dreamed of
Because it’s no fun to be in a cable car alone.
Joking aside, the biggest reason people choose us is our community. It’s why 75% of our participants come back after their first trip.
With our on trip program and experiences, you’ll learn more, see more, and do more with us than you ever could imagine doing on your own.
Choose The World
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Sept 15 - Dec 15
Rio de janeiro, brazil
Sept 29 - Oct 26
Oct 27 - Dec 21
Cape Town, South Africa
Dec 27 - Jan 1
Amazon NYE Boat Trip