By Travelin’ Gal Maxine Albert
The recent launch of Jet Blue’s direct flights from JFK to Cartagena is great news for New Yorkers. Now jetsetters and all aficionados of vibrant, romantic locales can travel seamlessly to this favorite haunt of well-heeled Latin Americans in just over four hours. Colombia’s most popular vacation destination boasts a magical ancient walled city, an open-air museum of the best of Spanish colonial architecture. If you like charming historic sites, gastronomic cuisine, Latin music, sizzling nightlife and the warm Caribbean - you will love Cartagena.