parque nacional tayrona , colombia

While we were living in Cartagena, Colombia, we noticed a SERIOUS lack of information on the web about, well, everything South America.  Anytime we wanted to figure out anything about tourist activities or local events, we found very little, and anything we did find was seriously outdated.

So I’ve made it my personal mission to tell you everything that we figured out on our own, with as much detail as possible.  We’ll tell you the best way to do things and include some of our mistakes so you know how not to do things.

We have a lot of travel planned in our future, so keep checking back to see where we go next!

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Cartagena, Colombia – 23 Things To Do

Cartagena is a beautiful, colonial city on Colombia’s northern Caribbean coast.  Clocking in at a balmy 90 degrees F pretty much all year round, it’s a delightful place to visit and experience the Costeño culture. There is plenty to do in and around Cartagena, all for much cheaper than the prices we would pay in America […]

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How to Get to Tierra Bomba Island

This past weekend we headed over to the closest island to Cartagena, Isla Tierra Bomba. It was one of my favorite things that we’ve done in Colombia. Tierra Bomba is a small island right across the bay from Cartagena. It is known for its white sand beaches and relaxed environment.  There are far fewer beach […]

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Playa Blanca Day Trip

If you are visiting Cartagena, Colombia, you should definitely make time to go see Playa Blanca.  Playa Blanca is a beautiful white sand beach about 1 hour away from Cartagena. There are many ways to structure your trip to Playa Blanca.  For specifics on transportation, check out my other post here. But with this post, […]

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Transportation to Playa Blanca

Playa Blanca is a white sand beach on the northern coast of Colombia, about 1 hour from Cartagena.  It’s one of the more popular things to do while in Cartagena, and for good reason…it’s beautiful. We have been to Playa Blanca three times now, and every time we took a different mode of transportation.  If […]

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How to Get to Santa Marta, Colombia

Santa Marta is a little city on the northern Caribbean coast of Colombia. It’s very hot and humid, generally hovering in the 80-90 degrees Fahrenheit range. It’s a popular destination for tourists, mainly because of its proximity to Tayrona National Park. We went to Santa Marta for Valentine’s Day 2016. Let me start off by […]

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Vacation Regret

*This child does not belong to me, nor to anyone I know.  But his expression is so perfect for expressing how I have often felt when getting roped into something on vacation. At the time that this posts, we will be on our way home from a – hopefully successful – vacation to Ecuador.  Two […]

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