The 500-year-old walled city of Cartagena, Colombia, is chock full of history, but it also happens to have a burgeoning food scene, wild nightlife, great shops, and beautiful beaches nearby. In other words, it ticks a lot of destination boxes. And its size is perfect for both a long weekend (manageable if you’re visiting from the States), or a more relaxing weeklong trip.
What To Do and See in Cartagena, Colombia
Places to eat, sights to see, and things to do in this gorgeous coastal city.
The Colombian Ingredients You Have to Try in Cartagena
The ingredients coming out of Colombia are as unique as the people who cook with them. These are the six you definitely shouldn’t miss.
Why Casa San Agustín Is Cartagena’s Best Hotel
This rustic-chic lodging epitomizes the heart and soul of the city.
A Local Fashionista’s Guide to the Best Shopping in Cartagena
Cloclo Echavarria’s family owns the renowned Casa Chiqui store and brand.
A Photo Guide to Cartagena’s Old World Charm
Capturing the brightly painted houses and swaying palm fronds that will transport you to a state of pure Colombian calm.