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El Totumo Mud Volcano: Read This Before You Go!

While visiting Cartagena, it’s likely you will hear about this famous mud “volcano”. During our first trip to Colombia, we took a day trip to Volcan Totumo and had a great (touristy!) time, but there were a few things we wish we had known before our trip. Read our story so you know what to expect!

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Rosario Islands: Read This Before You Go to Playa Blanca

Visiting the famous white sand beach of Playa Blanca on Isla Grande is a popular day trip from Cartagena. We ventured here during our first trip to Colombia, and it was quite different than we expected. Read our story about visiting this famous Rosario Island so you are prepared!

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26 Best Things to Do in Cartagena (and What to Eat!)

Cartagena is a colorful and bustling city on Colombia’s Caribbean Coast that makes it easy to fall in love. With a vibrant nightlife scene, stunning colonial architecture (hello Instagram!) and some of the best food in the country, this city is well worth a spot on your Colombia itinerary. We’ve visited this exciting city 3 times and are sharing the best things to do in Cartagena, as well as our top tips, what to eat, and where to stay!

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