Old Town Cartagena

In addition to the beautiful boutique stores, numerous restaurants, and colorful street vendors in Cartagena, there are many treasures to see around town and just outside the city walls.

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April 15, 2014 by
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Bandeja paisa, Colombia

12 Delicious Foods to Try in Colombia

There are so many delicious dishes in Colombia it’s hard to choose just a few, but here are 12 favorite foods to try when visiting.

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April 1, 2014 by
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The Beaches of Santa Marta

Playa Blanca, Santa Marta photo

Some of the best beaches in Colombia are found along Santa Marta’s coastline, with white sand, turquoise water and plenty of diving and snorkeling opportunities. From convenient beaches close to the city to more secluded spots, there’s plenty to discover in Santa Marta.

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March 18, 2014 by
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Colombian Souvenirs: El Sombrero Vueltiao

Sombrero Vueltiao, Colombia

There is one national symbol that represents Colombia above all others. Colombian players invited to the Olympics wear it, and distinguished visitors such as Heads of State are often given one upon arrival in Colombia. That symbol is the national hat, the sombrero vueltiao.

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March 4, 2014 by
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Tastes of Bogota: Aromatica

Tea, or aromatica, is an extension of the Colombian love affair with fruit. Given the cold climate in Bogota, it’s not surprising that these fruits are consumed in a unique kind of hot tea called aromatica.

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February 18, 2014 by
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Tango Dancing in Medellin

Tango dancers

One of the many surprises for visitors to Medellin is that tango is alive and well. Tango is considered part of the cultural patrimony of the city and generations of tango lovers have kept the art alive. In fact, outside of Argentina, Medellin is one of the top cities to take in some tango.

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February 18, 2014 by
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Cartagena for Cruise Visitors

For those who have just a day to visit Cartagena while stopping by on a cruise, there’s plenty to see. With several UNESCO sites and plenty of history, shopping and fine dining, a day in Cartagena fills up fast.

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February 11, 2014 by
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Riding the Medellin Cable Car

The Medellin cable car system is efficient, clean and well maintained, showing the pride that people have in their unique method of transportation.

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February 4, 2014 by
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Nightlife in Cartagena

Cartagena nighttime

Cartagena is wonderful at night. As the sun goes down on this historic walled city, that Cartagena magic takes over. To start the night, head over to the city walls to watch the sun set over the ocean.

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January 28, 2014 by
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How to Spend One Day in Bogota

Plaza de Bolivar, Bogota, Colombia

When spending a day in Bogota, head to La Candelaria, where Bogota was born. It can be hard to fit all of the sights to see into just one day, since there are numerous museums to visit, plenty of local foods to taste, and an amazing view of the city.

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January 14, 2014 by
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