This Caribbean port city boasts some of the finest Spanish colonial buildings in the world and has morphed into a cosmopolitan it
destination, with the requisite top-notch restaurants, hip hotels and sometimes sky-high prices to match.
Cartagena (full name, Cartagena de Indias) is really a tale of two cities: an entirely walled-in, picturesque "old city" from the Spanish colonial era, when the city was one of three ports of call for the treasure fleets; and a neighboring modern beach r... Subscribe to travel42 to read the full Destination Guide. travel42 offers professionally written guides on more than 5,700 travel destinations and ports-of-call worldwide. Go to travel-42.com to learn more, or call 1.866.566.8136 to subscribe. Copyright (c) 2013 Northstar Travel Media, LLC. travel42.