Mud Bath inside El Tutomo Volcano, Colombia

Colombia: Mud Bath Inside El Tutomo Volcano

What’s a crazy romantic way to spend a morning of a wedding anniversary? How about a mud bath inside a volcano? Sounds a bit radical but that was how we started our celebration during our anniversary trip in Colombia, and it turned out to be one of the highlights of our trip. An easy 45-minute drive from Cartagena,... Read more
Street Art in Getsemani, Cartagena, Colombia

Getsemani: Old Cartagena’s Real Neighborhood

We ventured outside the fabled Walled City and explored the other district of Old Cartagena – Getsemani.  While it does not possess the grandeur of the Walled City, Getsamani offers a more authentic Old Cartagena experience as it is a neighborhood where local families still live and where Colombian hospitality is still very much alive. It is also where artistry thrives.... Read more
Horse carriages in the street of Old Cartagena, Colombia

Colombia: The Walled City of Old Cartagena

One of the unforgettable highlights of any travel to Colombia is a visit to the historic and magnificent Walled City in the heart of Old Cartagena. Strategically located in the country’s Caribbean Coast, Old Cartagena was one of Colonial Spain’s important ports. Stone fortresses and massive walls up to 20 meters thick and 11 kilometers long surround the... Read more