With the Caribbean ocean to the west, Cartagena is an ideal place to watch the sunset. And one of the best places is beside a pool at one of the rooftop bars in Cartagena, with the views of the historic walled city, while watching the sun descend over the ocean.
The Santa Marta area is a great place for adventure activities. With snow-capped mountain ranges, pristine beaches that are off the beaten path, and jungles with ancient ruins, there is plenty to explore in the Santa Marta area.
Bogota is a centrally located hub in the Andes Mountains of Colombia that connects South America with the rest of the world. But Bogota is a good destination in its own right, with plenty of attractions to fascinate visitors.
It’s always good to have an excuse to visit warm and balmy Cartagena, and the Hay Festival is a grand excuse.The annual event attracts some of the top authors from the United States, Europe, Mexico, and South America to discuss their art, the world of publishing, and the future of books. 2015 marks the 10th anniversary of the Hay Festival in Cartagena and promises to be even more impressive.
Cali is known as the capital of salsa and fiestas, and a little bit of salsa dancing is a must when visiting. But there’s more to the city than just partying. Known as caleños, people from Cali are generally laid back, love to talk, and love to spend time with people, all of which makes them great company when you’re visiting.
The cool, crisp air, the Colonial houses mixed in with the modern architecture, and a growing restaurant scene make Bogota a great place for a little romance. Walk hand-in-hand down narrow, cobblestone streets in any of the dining areas around the city and choose from a variety of cuisines – French, Peruvian, Italian or typical Colombian fare.
When you need a rest from sight-seeing in Medellin or just want to hang out and enjoy a frothy latte made with 100% Colombian coffee, there’s no better place than a coffee shop. Read on to find out about some of the best coffee shops in Medellin.
Santa Marta and the surrounding area are brimming with places to visit that everyone in the family will love. White sand beaches, a rainforest in the mountains, aquariums with sea creatures, and beautiful colonial houses, the only thing your family will need more of will be time to see it all.
Often called the Salsa Capital of the World, Cali is all about salsa. Wherever you go – when traveling by bus or taxi, when walking past a store, or visiting a friend in their home – you will hear the sounds of salsa inviting you to move your feet to the seductive rhythms.
Souvenir shopping in Bogota can be a fascinating cultural experience. Not only is it a chance to take home precious memories of your trip, but the very places where artisans gather to sell their products creates even more memories.