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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!

2019 Cartagena International Music Festival

2019 Cartagena International Music Festival

  • September 20, 2018

The 2019 Cartagena International Music Festival For the twelfth year running Cartagena will once again come alive with the music of hundreds of world-renown artists, performance groups, and students next year. The 2019 Cartagena International Music Festival is scheduled for…

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Ultimate Pub Crawl

Ultimate Pub Crawl

  • September 7, 2018

The Ultimate Pub Crawl in Cartagena Cartagena is a wonderful vacation destination with a little something for everyone. But if you're looking for some of the best beverages in town (at some of the best hotspots) we suggest planning a…

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Activities In Cartagena

Activities in Cartagena

  • August 21, 2018

Activities in Cartagena The best part about vacationing in Cartagena is that there's so much to do here. You can come for a week and live life to the fullest—eating, drinking, and dancing all night long—or you can sit in…

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History Of Palenquera Fruit Sellers

History of Palenquera Fruit Sellers

  • August 3, 2018

The Palenquera Fruit Sellers When you vacation in Cartagena, Colombia, one of the things you'll no doubt see on pretty much any street corner is a brightly dressed woman selling fruit. These Palanquera fruit sellers have become iconic in the…

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How To Get To Cartagena

How to Get to Cartagena

  • July 18, 2018

Traveling to Cartagena Made Easy Vacationing in Cartagena is a wonderful escape from reality but actually getting there still requires a little forethought and planning. In the Colonial Era it would have taken you days or weeks to get to…

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Café Epoca Espresso Bar

Café Epoca Espresso Bar

  • July 6, 2018

Café Epoca Espresso Bar - Colombian Coffee at Its Best You can't come to Colombia without tasting some of the best coffee in the world. But finding that excellent locally-sourced cup may be harder than you think. Many of the…

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La Movida Club Cartagena

La Movida Club Cartagena

  • June 14, 2018

La Movida: The Hippest Little Dance Club in Cartagena La Movida club is probably Cartagena's worst kept secret. This little dance club has earned the reputation for hosting the best party in Cartagena almost every night. Here in the tight…

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VIP Treatment With Our Cartagena Services

VIP Treatment with Our Cartagena Services

  • May 27, 2018

Cartagena Services to Make You Feel Like Royalty When you're on vacation in Cartagena the last thing you want to do is be overwhelmed by all the details that come with planning a trip. You don't want to worry about…

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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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