Only an exciting, colorful and fascinating cuisine could have inspired our literature Nobel, Gabriel García Márquez, to write up the flavors of his Magical Realism. Dive into our award-winning gastronomic journey and explore with us the traditional gastronomy of the Colombian Caribbean, discovering it through the food that Gabo used to feed his stories and make them even more captivating.
What you’ll live
Relive the magic of some of his most celebrated texts like “Love in the Times of Cholera”, “Of Love and other Demons” and award winning “One Hundred Years of Solitude”, while strolling through colorful and dreamy streets filled with charm, tasting some of the bites and sips that Gabo served his characters. Chat with the true guardians of our culinary treasure and take home the secrets of their recipes.
Relive the journey Gabo undertook to write his love story with Cartagena, by touring nine of his unmissable spots in the Historic Centre, including the Clock Tower, Plaza de los Coches, Plaza de la Aduana and Plaza de Bolívar.
Fall rendered to the flavors of Magical Realism:
Who will enjoy it
Everyone will love it specially García Márquez’s followers and enthusiasts, foodies and travelers interested in local cuisine.
What you should bring
Your willing palate. Dress casually, bring comfy shoes and a camera. We do recommend sunscreen and a hat if the weather suggests so.
We will take your temperature and everyone’s in the group before we begin the experience. Please wear a mask (mandatory) and gloves (optional) learn here how we take care of each other.
Tax exemption:Every foreign client needs to present a valid copy of their passport before we begin our experience to access the tax exemption, which is not included in this page. In case you are unable to provide it, you will be charged 19%.
Colombian citizens: Every Colombian must pay 19% tax.
Colombian Caribbean Cuisine.
Restrictions: This experience is designed to discover the flavors of the Caribbean and their authentic preparations, therefore we cannot guarantee a 100% vegan, lactose intolerant or gluten free menu. To request a vegetarian menu or inform us of different intolerances, we appreciate you notify in the comments during the reservation process, we’ll do everything we can to accommodate you. If we cannot, we are sorry for the inconveniences.
Not Included: transportation or unspecified services.
Age: 12 and over.
Distance: 1 km.
Weather: We also tour with rain. Please bring a raincoat/umbrella if the weather suggests so.
Meeting point: the meeting point will be informed/agreed during your checkout process.
Things to note before booking tours:
We love what we do
We are a boutique agency focused on what we love and do best: eat and create gastronomic experiences. That is why Foodies does not provide aerial or hotel services. We want food to remain our only passion.
We know where to eat
We eat in Bogotá and Cartagena 24/7 and we know where to find what you’re looking for, be it a luxury dinner at a secret location, a cooking class or that delicious street food bite everyone’s talking about.
We love details
We take care of every little detail in our experiences because we know they make a difference, they have taken us to accomplish the unthinkable: becoming the most awarded gastronomic tour agency in Colombia. So form here on, thank you!.