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News, Articles, Photos, and Insider Tips showing the very best of what Cartagena offers

We welcome you to explore all the best that the Cartagena Blog offers. Here you’ll find the information you need to plan the perfect vacation in our beautiful and historic city by the sea. These insider tips will help you make the best of your time away and feature a little bit of everything for everyone. You will find updates about the best times of the year to visit Cartagena, highlighted local hotspots and attractions across the city and islands, upcoming featured events and seasonal celebrations, and even spotlighted rental properties in Cartagena’s old city.

Cartagena has so much to offer: sun and sea; spectacular shopping; world-class eateries; historic forts, cathedrals, ruins, and living history left over from colonial and pirate days. It might be difficult for a first-time traveler to pick and choose. That’s why we’ve created this blog to showcase the best of “The Key to the West Indies.”

Looking for relaxed luxury? An exciting adventure? A trip into the past? Cartagena awaits!

Restaurant Vera In Cartagena

Restaurant Vera in Cartagena

  • May 11, 2018

Restaurant Vera Located inside the Tcherassi Hotel in Cartagena, Restaurant Vera offers visitors and locals alike an elegant fine dining atmosphere and authentic Italian cuisine day or night. If you're craving real Italian food served with class and style Restaurant…

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Watch The Sunset Atop Old City Wall

Watch the Sunset Atop Old City Wall

  • April 23, 2018

Watch the Sunset Atop the City Walls in Cartagena One of the most noticeable and iconic historical structures in Cartagena is the Old City wall that surrounds the oldest portion of the city. This wall was built during the Colonial…

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Our Favorite Restaurants

Our Favorite Restaurants

  • April 5, 2018

Our Favorite Restaurants in Cartagena Looking for the best restaurants in Cartagena? With so many options to choose from it's almost impossible to decide where to eat lunch or dinner. What makes it even harder is the sheer variety of…

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Local Food In Cartagena You Need To Try

Local food in Cartagena you need to try

  • March 22, 2018

Local Foods You Need to Try in Cartagena, Colombia Food is an absolutely essential part of any Spanish culture. And because Cartagena is in the heart of the Caribbean along the Colombia coast, the unique blend of influences featured in…

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Best Bars In Cartagena

Best Bars in Cartagena

  • March 7, 2018

The Best Bars in Cartagena, Colombia Whether you're in search of the perfect cocktail to put the end to a perfect day of exploring the cultural and historic landmarks in Cartagena's Old City or feel the need to put your…

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Day Trip To The Islands

Day Trip to the Islands

  • February 18, 2018

Day Trip to the Islands off Cartagena Colombia Most people come to Cartagena because of the history, the charm, and the food but there are some folks for whom no vacation is complete without a day (or two) on a…

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Rent A Bike In Cartagena

Rent a Bike in Cartagena

  • February 7, 2018

The Best Way to See Cartagena Up Close and Personal? Rent a Bike in Cartagena Cartagena is a beautiful and historic city teeming with quaint little scenes from secluded cafes and restaurants to bustling squares throughout the old city. But…

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2018 Hay Festival In Cartagena

2018 Hay Festival in Cartagena

  • January 13, 2018

The 2018 Hay Festival in Cartagena This celebration of culture, art, and social responsibility is set to launch its 2018 Hay Festival in Cartagena. Between January 25th and the 28th, this romantic city by the Caribbean sea will be transformed…

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Best Wedding Venues In Cartagena

Best Wedding Venues in Cartagena

  • January 2, 2018

Getting married in Cartagena Every bride has a picture in her mind of that perfect wedding: warm breezes and sun-kissed skin, wedding venues with Old World charm and romantic appeal, scenery every bit as breathtaking as she is in her…

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El Boliche Cebichería – Ceviche Experience

El Boliche Cebichería – Ceviche Experience

  • December 6, 2017

El Boliche Cebichería – a “Near Religious” Ceviche Experience El Boliche Cebichería has been one of Cartagena’s most well-guarded culinary secrets but word about how exceptional this traditional Colombian Cebichería is thanks to the positive reviews and international food critiques…

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