Tag: Cartagena

Five Reasons why 2015 is Your Year to Visit Colombia

January 2015 There are many excellent reasons to visit Colombia anytime in the future. Readers have read in our blogs about such things as one of a kind museums like the Gold Museum, stress free Caribbean islands like Providencia and historical cities including Cartagena. However there are five good reasons why you should make 2015 […]

When is the Best Time to Visit Bogotá?

A reader asked us, “When is the best time to visit Bogotá?” Graciela:  There is never a bad time to visit Bogotá. We have no seasons. The weather is the same all year. Whether you need to escape the extreme cold or hot, this is the place. Bogotá is like a continual spring. Michael:  The […]

Cartagena – Caribbean Jewel Winter Getaway

Originally published in the Fenton Patch newspaper November 28, 2011 ****** Tens of millions of dollars of gold and emeralds have been shipped from its shores. The city has also served as the head of both the slave trade and the Spanish Inquisition in South America. In 1586 Sir Francis Drake tried to burn it […]