A colorful, charismatic blend of Caribbean and South American culture centered within an old fortress.

The air is hot and humid, the coffee is strong, the food is bursting with flavor, and every corner seems to be another hue of the rainbow.

Admittedly, an incredibly touristic destination, it can be the perfect place to dip your toe into visiting Colombia or the rest of South America.

For list of recommendations, check out the Cartagena List Guide below: