With cerulean seas and verdant forests, magnificent Maya ruins and smoking volcanoes, Central America is like a tropical fairy tale – except all of it’s true.

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General Tips and Tricks from a Cartagena Resident

Safety Tips & Eating Tips → Be careful with your belongings!  Bring a few changes of dressier clothes for the evening but leave your jewelry and watches at home– don’t bring purses that don’t close or backpacks that can be easily opened from the back.  → Bring your driver’s license for verifying your credit cards,…

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Beach spot in Ambergris Caye, Belize

Visiting Ambergris Caye, Belize

By Alison Netzer Ambergris Caye, located off the coast of Belize in the Caribbean, is a great destination for family adventures. This includes snorkeling, fishing, diving, and of course spending time swimming in crystal clear, warm waters. Although more developed than the other Cayes of Belize, it is still not as built up as many…

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Best Blogs on Visiting Cartagena with Kids

Cartagena, Colombia is a beautiful city to explore as a family. Below, we’ve rounded up some of the best blogs about things to do with kids in Cartagena. 1) Parenthood and Passports’ 10 incredible things to do in Cartagena, Colombia with kids This family of three discusses why Cartagena is a great place for a…

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9 Day Cartagena Itinerary

Day 1 Check-in at the hotel (There are so many wonderful hotels in the walled city. You can’t go wrong with any). We stayed at Charleston Santa Teresa. Lunch at Harry Sasson. (Restaurant in Charleston Santa Teresa owned by a famous chef). Rest in the afternoon or pool time. Walk around the Walled City. Go…

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Colombia: Important Traveler Information

Capital: Bogotá Local weather: The climate is very warm and tropical on the coast and in the north, with a rainy season from May to November. Though the temperature varies little throughout the year due to Colombia’s proximity to the equator, it does vary according to altitude. Current weather Local currency: Colombian Peso Currency Converter…

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