• Colombia

    Is Cartagena Worth Visiting? – All the Reasons You Should Go

    Cartagena is one of Colombia’s most popular travel destinations. It’s a big vibrant city located on Colombia’s northern Caribbean coast, and was the most important port city in Spain’s colonization of the Americas. Much of that centuries-old history has been preserved. But is Cartagena worth visiting? After all, Colombia does have a certain reputation that keeps some tourists away. We spent a month visiting Cartagena, so I feel that I’m…

  • Colombia,  Food

    Typical Food in Cartagena Colombia You Won’t Want To Miss

    I focus a lot of time in each travel destination discovering the local cuisine. After all, food discovery is one of my favorite things about travel. I recently spent a month sampling the food in Cartagena Colombia. The country of Colombia is subdivided into six different regions, and each has its own variation on Colombian cuisine. Since Cartagena sits along Colombia’s Caribbean coast, its cuisine naturally has a lot of…

  • Colombia

    A Great Cooking Class in Cartagena Colombia at Lunatico

    When traveling in Cartagena Colombia, you’ll find that one of the most popular activities for visitors is a cooking class. Several different companies offer you the chance to get a first hand look at Colombia’s delicious cuisine – from within the kitchen. I’m always looking for great food when I travel. And if I can find a great cooking class…even better. Not only do I get to eat yummy food,…

  • Colombia

    Why A Palenque Tour is the Best Day Trip From Cartagena Colombia

    If you are looking for the perfect day trip from Cartagena Colombia, then I believe you should look no further than a Palenque Tour. While the most popular day trips from Cartagena will take you to over-touristed beaches, a Palenque Tour will take you on a journey of discovery. A chance to learn about an entirely unique culture. An experience where an entire town greets you with giant smiles, excited…

  • Colombia

    Tips for Getting Around Cartagena Colombia – Taxi, Uber, & Cabify

    Cartagena is one of Colombia’s most popular cities for tourists. It is historic, yet very modern, and because it’s located directly on the Caribbean Sea, it has beaches too!  We just returned from spending an entire month in this vibrant city.  During that time,  I became somewhat of an expert on getting around Cartagena Colombia. Because I am The Thorough Tripper, I tried to gather as much information about my…