Sun-baked Cartagena is the gem of Colombia’s Caribbean coast. This is the place to drop any sightseeing routines and just stroll through the maze of cobbled alleys, where enormous balconies are shrouded in bougainvillea and massive churches cast their shadows across leafy plazas. Take time out to relax at one of the cities many open-air cafés, prime viewing spots to watch the parade of horse-drawn carriages, fashionable locals and mystified tourists. Cartagena is a never-ending dream of beaches, beautiful women, incredible restaurants, and inescapable Latin beats - all held firmly together by thick roots of historic architecture, culture and tradition. So taste the beauty of this fishing-town-turned-tropical daydream before everyone else realizes what they’re missing.