San Basilio de Palenque

  La versión de este post en castellano aquí: “5 escapes de un dia desde Cartagena” Let me start of by saying this: I love visiting Cartagena. Sure, it’s busy and there are a few too many street vendors hawking questionable souvenirs, but the so-called ‘Jewel of the Indies’ is a magical place to visit […]

San Andres Colombia

  The small Caribbean island of San Andres, whilst technically part of Colombia, lies just 70km from the coast of Nicaragua and is, along with it’s neighboring island of Providencia, one of Colombia’s most stunning Caribbean regions. With it’s breathtaking ‘Sea of Seven Colors’, rich cultural heritage and marvelous diving and snorkeling opportunities, San Andres […]

El caribe colombiano

Para muchos viajar al caribe Colombiano consiste en caminar las impecables calles de Cartagena y quizás visitar el Parque Nacional Tayrona. La costa caribe colombiana, sin embargo, es una de las regiones mas variadas del país y es riquísima en cultura , naturaleza e idílicas playas. Como una imagen habla mas que mil palabras…para que […]


For our 2 week culture and history trip itinerary: click here Over the next few weeks we will be writing a series of posts containing sample 2 week Colombian holiday itineraries (including additional activities for those with 3 weeks or a month); these itineraries are designed to give readers an idea of how they can make […]

Isla Mucura Beach

  Isla Mucura lies nearly 2 hours into the Caribbean by boat from Cartagena. It makes up part of the 10 island San Bernando Archipelago, which have been part of the National Natural Park Corales del Rosario and San Bernardo since 1996. The islands, whilst beautiful and secluded, are not especially well known as Colombian […]