This is the official website of Carnaval de Barranquilla.
Marsol is a very reliable transport company that provides shuttle services from Barranquilla to neighboring cities Cartagena and Santa Marta.
This is an online resource of local terminology and slang used in Barranquilla. Get to know these words, and you'll fit in just fine.
It's a good idea to brush up on some Spanish before you travel. The more Spanish you know, the easier it is to talk to the locals.