Visiting Cartagena

Colombia, as I constantly find and write about, is not exactly on most people's radar as a tourist destination. However, more and more, tourists of every ilk are descending on the city of Cartagena de las Indias, and this past week I did the same. The week was spent exploring old haunts, seeing old friends, …

Tourists and Tourism

Floppy straw hats, beach gear, and sunburns waiting to happen. Must mean vacation time for warmth-seeking tourists.  And even if you are wrapped in scarves, nursing tall cups of overpriced coffee, and longing for a little beach time of your own, I would like to wish you a happy World Tourism Day! Which perhaps doesn’t …