Category Archives: Colombia

Top 5 Monday: Stretch your travel budget

Whether it’s a double-dip recession, recovery mode, or the burst-bubble effect, we can probably all agree that the dollars, yen, euros, pesos, or baht aren’t flowing as freely as they might have before. In these extra-stingy times, how can travel … Continue reading

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A traveler’s guide to be thankful for

This weekend as I turned on the radio, the rock station seemed to have become the holiday music station.  It’s that time of year again!  So between the pre-Thanksgiving preparations, we’ve made sure to pack all loose fitting clothes for … Continue reading

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This Week In Travel – October 1, 2010

This week on the web… Australia’s East Coast off the beaten path. The unspoiled Caribbean is located off the coasts of Central and South America. Gadling jumps on the Colombia bandwagon. A foodie’s guide to New Zealand. The soda machine … Continue reading

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Great article about Adventure Travel in Colombia

Seems like everybody’s going there these days.  From the New York Times Frugal Travel blog: http://frugaltraveler.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/07/27/old-friends-white-water-and-roasted-ants-in-colombia/?ref=travel

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Top 5 Places to Eat in Cartagena, Colombia

Following the other “Top 5” Restaurant posts earlier this week, I am going for something a little more narrow.  Cartagena, Colombia is a vibrant city, and one of the highlights of a visit there are the amazing restaurants.  Here are … Continue reading

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Strolling through Cartagena

If you’ve seen Romancing the Stone, or Love in the Time of Cholora, you’ve seen the (seemingly too perfect) picturesque Old City of Cartagena, a village set in fortress walls that have preserved the history, and kept out not only … Continue reading

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Where is the 7-11?

Mango, mango, mango!!!!! These were the first things we heard when we stepped out of the taxi in Cartagena. Where were we? Just 3 hours earlier, we were sitting in the air-conditioned airport in Ft. Lauderdale enjoying a hot dog … Continue reading

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