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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!

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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2018 Cartagena International Music Festival

2018 Cartagena International Music Festival

  • November 11, 2017

2018 Cartagena International Music Festival The annual Cartagena International Music Festival is gearing up once again for yet another unforgettable 11 days of celebration, toasting classical music in all its forms! The festival opens this January 5th (2018) with the…

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Best Beaches Near Cartagena

Best Beaches Near Cartagena

  • October 16, 2017

The Best Beaches Near Cartagena What would a trip to a Caribbean Paradise be without a day (or more) at the beach? Sun, sand, surf, and maybe even a few tropical drinks thrown in for good measure—it’s the perfect way…

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Pope Francis’s Historic Visit To Cartagena

Pope Francis’s Historic Visit to Cartagena

  • September 29, 2017

Pope Francis’s Historic Visit to Cartagena Pope Francis recently completed his historic visit to Cartagena and his message of peace and tolerance was well-received by the faithful who flocked to this Caribbean hotspot and center for Catholicism in Colombia. This…

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Requirements Getting Married In Cartagena

Requirements getting Married in Cartagena

  • September 15, 2017

Getting married in Cartagena Cartagena, Colombia is one of the most romantic destination wedding locations in the entire Caribbean: historic churches, gorgeous vistas, and honeymoon getaways around every corner! But there are a few marriage requirements in Cartagena that many…

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Xmas In Cartagena

Xmas in Cartagena

  • August 26, 2017

Looking for the Ultimate Holiday Vacay? Xmas in Cartagena Can’t Be Beat Are you looking for an exciting holiday vacation that’s so much more than the typical “festivities” you slog through every year back home? Say goodbye to the Christmas…

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The Perfect Bachelorette Or Bachelor Party

The Perfect Bachelorette or Bachelor Party

  • August 10, 2017

The Perfect Bachelor Party or Bachelorette Party in Cartagena What better way to mark a major event in your life than spending a week (or more) with your closest friends in an exclusive luxury home in the Caribbean paradise of…

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Mud Bath At Volcan Del Totumo

Mud Bath at Volcan del Totumo

  • July 26, 2017

Mud Bath at Volcan del Totumo If you find yourself with a day to spare in Cartagena or just want to take a break from the city and see a more rustic part of the Colombian countryside there’s nothing more…

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Where To Stay In Cartagena

Where to Stay in Cartagena

  • July 7, 2017

Where to Stay in Cartagena Hunting for the best place where to stay in Cartagena? You’re not alone. Cartagena has become something of an international tourism magnet over the past few years. Travelers from Europe, North America, and as far…

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Classical Music Festival

Classical Music Festival

  • June 17, 2017

Classical Music Festival in Cartagena The Cartagena International Music Festival is a nine-day long celebration of classical music in all of its varieties. It is the time to see some of the best and most passionate classical artists and ensembles…

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