Gabriel García Márquez

Beloved Colombian writer and Nobel laureate, Gabriel García Márquez, did not take a straight line to become one of the world’s most respecte.

Tairona Park. North Colombia.

Tairona Park. North Colombia.

Cartagena: historic, charming … and affordable. This Colombian city has won raves in recent years for its open-air cafes, emerging art scene and newly acquired tourist facilities. And what’s more: For a lot of financial reasons that we don’t really understand (ugh, math), it’s cheap!

Tcherassi Hotel + Spa: Vera, the hotel's on-site Italian restaurant, has a stone wall, set opposite a vertical garden.