2 Weeks in Colombia Itinerary: Cartagena

2 Weeks in Colombia: The Ultimate 14 Day Itinerary


Incredible beaches, breathtaking valleys, invigorating cities, tasty food, and color around every corner: all of this and more is waiting for you during 2 weeks in Colombia. Busy shaking off a negative stigma leftover from drug violence of the 80’s and 90’s, Colombia is working hard to bring tourists into the country–and with what they have to offer, it’s not hard to imagine why. Planning your first trip to Colombia?…

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Playa Blanca, Cartagena: Girl on Beach

Playa Blanca: Is Cartagena’s Most Famous Beach Worth Visiting?


Playa Blanca, with its shockingly bright turquoise water and golden sand, is Cartagena’s most famous (and infamous) beach. Known for its jaw-dropping beauty, but also its congested crowds, pushy salespeople and reportedly less-than-stellar levels of cleanliness, before heading out to Isla Baru to experience Playa…

Things to Do in Salento Colombia: Horseback Riding

The Absolute Best Things to Do in Salento, Colombia


We did not arrive in Salento, Colombia in the best of spirits. Our supposed 6.5-hour bus ride had turned into a whopping 11 hours. We were both carsick from the journey. And by the time we finally rolled into town, everything was closed–so the dinner…

What to Pack for Colombia: Tayrona National Park Beach

What to Pack for Colombia: The Ultimate Colombia Packing List

Colombia Packing

Stunning Caribbean beaches, mountain hikes, exploring the muddy Cocora Valley, chasing waterfalls, exploring the nightlife in the fashionable “city of eternal spring” in Medellin… Colombia’s list of attractions is a mile long, but the sheer variety of things to do and climates to experience means…

Marinka Falls: Girl in Hammock Minca, Colombia

Pozo Azul & Marinka Falls: Chasing Waterfalls in Minca, Colombia


Chilly water, cool breezes, and slightly-less-oppressive high temperatures: after enjoying the heat of the Caribbean coast and Tayrona National Park for a week, is it any surprise that the prospect of the delightful Pozo Azul and Marinka Falls were calling us to Minca, Colombia? Whether…