The water is potable so technically you can. However, we suggest sticking to bottled water during your stay. Don’t be afraid of ice though. It’s totally fine!
In terms of weather, Cartagena is always sunny and warm (hot). “Rainy Season” is defined by a few light sun showers around September and October. If you’re looking for a city that parties all night, then December is your month. The end of December through New Year’s is a time you must witness for yourself. […]
Cartagena is one of the safest cities in Colombia. Most visitors will spend their entire time in the areas of the walled city, Getsemani, Manga, Bocagrande, Castillogrande and La Boquilla. Nothing in life is certain, but it is extremely unlikely that you will encounter anything that could be considered unsafe in these neighborhoods. Within the […]
Colombia has become a popular country for tourists over the last few years. Most tourists tend to visit the larger cities, the coffee area around Medellín and the Caribbean coast around Cartagena. These areas are generally safe for tourists, but do take care, as Colombia is still a developing country. Many people earn less than […]
Colombia has a relaxed policy towards visas and there are few nationals visiting Colombia that need one. A 90-day stay is permitted upon arrival to citizens from the United States, most of Europe and the Americas, as well as Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, South Africa, and Japan.