Digital Nomad Life in Cali, Colombia
Summary: Cali, Colombia is a popular destination for digital nomads due to its low cost of living, vibrant culture, and excellent infrastructure. The city has a population of approximately 2.5 million people. The monthly cost of living for a digital nomad in Cali is estimated to be around $1,000 USD. The cost of renting a centrally located, one-bedroom apartment with high-speed internet access in Cali is approximately $400 USD per month. The best neighborhood to live in Cali is El Peñon, which is known for its vibrant nightlife, excellent restaurants, and close proximity to the city center. The weather in Cali, Colombia is typically warm and humid, with temperatures ranging from the mid-60s to the mid-80s Fahrenheit.
How do I meet people in Cali?
When we asked people living in Cali about club and activities where newcomers can meet others, they responded:
"Expats in Cali often join clubs and activities such as salsa dancing, language exchange groups, and outdoor activities like hiking and biking. Expats can also meet people by attending local events such as festivals, concerts, and art exhibitions. Additionally, many expats find it helpful to join online forums and social media groups related to their interests, such as expat groups, language exchange groups, and hobby groups. Finally, expats can also meet people by attending local meetups, such as coffee meetups, book clubs, and movie nights," said one digital nomad in Cali.
What is life like in Cali?
About the Author
Betsy Burlingame is one of the founders of Digital Nomad Exchange and the Founder and President of Expat Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange and Digital Nomad Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.
Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.
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