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Top 5 recommendations to consider if you are moving to Cartagena.


Cartagena has become not only one of the favorite tourist destinations of foreigners, but has also become a city of great interest to live indefinitely.


Its history, squares, cobblestone streets, colorful colonial buildings and tropical climate, make the city a perfect place to live the best family experiences. This is why, if you are thinking of moving to Cartagena, you cannot miss the following recommendations:


1. Transportation:


There are two apps that work very well for getting around the city:


  • In Driver where you can negotiate the price and Uber.

  • You can also take the Transcaribe.

  • Taxis do not have a meter but the minimum fare is $8,000. With them you can negotiate the value depending on the destination.


2. Food:


The coastal food and the cartagenera is known for its seasoning.


Some of the typical dishes that you can try are:

Fried fish with potato and rice with coconut

Posta Cartagenera

Mote de Queso

Fritos as the Arepa de Huevo, Las Carimañolas or the Deditos de queso Costeño.


And this you can accompany with some of these juices: Corozo, Medlar or Zapote which are typical of the city.


3. Activities you can do:


  • Stroll through the city center and walk along the wall

  • Go to the restaurants of the walled city. Some of these are: Cande, La Unica, Celele, Mistura, Juan del Mar.

  • Visit the Rosario Islands where you can see the aquarium or enjoy its beaches and hotels.

  • Go to Tierra Bomba Island where you can pay to spend the day or stay a night in a hotel with a private beach such as Fénix Beach, Namaste, Éteka among others. • Visit the Aviary in Baru.

  • Climb to the Popa (the only mountain that has the city) to enjoy the view and see the convent that is at the top.

  • Explore the beaches and shops of Bocagrande and Castillogrande.

  • See the Castle of San Felipe

  • Have a drink or eat in Getsemani. A neighborhood full of color and music.


4. Recommended neighborhoods


The recommended neighborhoods to live in Cartagena are Castillogrande and Bocagrande which are the most exclusive and safe. You can also find good options in other neighborhoods such as Manga and Crespo.


5. Schools:


Private education is better than public education. Some of the recommended schools are Jorge Washington (Cojowa) and El Británico.


You are about to start a new adventure to Cartagena and at LARM Colombia we want to be the ally you need to make your transfer process easy, fast and safe. You can write to Marketing@larmgroup.com or by clicking here.



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