I’m sure a lot of you have heard of Acai bowls before (or most likely seen them pop up on travel bloggers’ aesthetic Instagram feeds), and wondered, ‘what is an acai bowl and why are they so damn popular?‘ Well, for those of you who are newcomers to the craze, an acai bowl is basically like a thick smoothie you eat with a spoon, made with acai puree (a tropical palm fruit) and then topped with fresh fruit, cereal, you name it.
Last but not least here is the ultimate section of my 3-part travel guide to Cartagena! I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I’ve loved writing it and if you have any questions/comments about Cartagena, or travel in general, comment below, I’d love to talk with you all more!
“The city of Cartagena is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to what you can do during your stay, a whole world of rainforest hikes, hidden beaches, underwater wonders and more await you just outside the city limits!
I could go on and on about where to explore in Cartagena so I am going to focus on the two best experiences I had: Baru Island and Fenix Beach Club! My Baru Island day tour with Taroa Adventures was easily the highlight of my time in the Cartagena. I was lucky enough to have my own private tour and we started the trip by spending the morning in the seaside town of Baru, walking around, meeting the locals and learning about their traditions and culture (including a live traditional music performance). We then took a boat ride through beautiful mangrove forests to a picturesque local beach with white sand and aquamarine waters where we ate a lunch of fresh fish and relaxed for the afternoon.”
Read the rest of the article here on The National Student! Happy Sunday and stay tuned for posts about Peru and other adventures xx
The second section of my 3-part guide to Cartagena is now up on the National Student! Get a taste of my recommendations for South America’s culinary capital below…
“Cartagena is a foodie’s paradise (or really, anyone who enjoys eating) and it is as affordable as it is delicious. Seafood is the city’s speciality (Ceviche is the iconic dish) but really you can’t go wrong whatever you eat. Cartagena’s food is a fusion of flavours from Colombia, the Caribbean, Europe and beyond, and some of the best chefs in the world have restaurants here.
Fair warning, some of my recommendations don’t quite fit the student budget as I decided that I wanted to splurge and try a few of the best restaurants in the city while I was there – but fear not, you can also get fantastic meals in Cartagena for less than a fiver…”
To discover all the amazing food recommendations in store, check out the full article here!