Alternative Colombia bucket list: Off-the-beaten-path destinations to explore

Alternative Colombia bucket list: Off-the-beaten-path destinations to explore

You know what they say, once a dreamer, always a dreamer, and despite living the dream in sunny Cartagena - the hottest (literally!) destination in Colombia for tourists - I still have an ever-growing bucket list of places to visit in Colombia. There are so many places to explore in Colombia aside from Cartagena, Bogotá, [...]

Galerazamba: Colombia’s pink sea. Another wonder of nature ruined by tourism?

Galerazamba: Colombia’s pink sea. Another wonder of nature ruined by tourism?

Less than an hour's drive from the bustling streets of Cartagena lies a place so surreal it seems straight out of a García Márquez novel: after driving past kilometres of nothingness, one suddenly stumbles across a bubble-gum pink lake, with people flocking around it like flamingos around a watering hole. Welcome to Galerazamba, a relatively [...]

Why does it always rain on me? 6 things to do when it rains in Cartagena

Why does it always rain on me? 6 things to do when it rains in Cartagena

One may think that living in Cartagena, situated on the edge of the relentlessly beautiful Caribbean ocean, it's bikinis-and-flip-flops weather every day of the year. And technically, you could do this, if you're not averse to getting a few strange looks every now and again. But Cartagena, like countless other tropical cities and countries, has [...]