• Salento or Filandia, Colombia? Colombia's coffee region pueblos; what to do in Filandia, colombia

    Filandia, a less touristic alternative to Salento

    The coffee region in Colombia remains Andy’s favourite part of the country. Imagine rolling green valleys, colourfully-painted balconies and little old men wearing traditional hats riding their horses down country paths. Oh, and the occasional howler monkey, too. As Salento……

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    Mompóx, Colombia, a pueblo frozen in time

    Mompóx, Colombia (pronounced MomPOSH or MomPOSS, and sometimes spelt Mompós) is a town frozen in time. Beautiful yellow colonial architecture, cobbled streets and chalupa longboats taxiing people across the river make this a special place to see for yourself. Though…

  • South West beach, Providence Island. Crab Cay Boutique Lodge Hotel Providencia Island, Colombia accommodation review: Colombia travel guide by Cuppa to Copa Travels

    Isla de Providencia, Colombia’s unspoilt paradise island

    **2021 emergency situation** In November 2020, Isla de Providencia was absolutely devastated by Hurricane Iota. While thankfully all but 2 of the islanders survived, what’s been left of the island’s infrastructure is heart-breaking. Barely a single building has a roof.…

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    Ipiales, home to Colombia’s most striking church

    Right on the border with Ecuador, Ipiales is one of the first towns you’ll get to if entering Colombia via bus. If no buses are around, a taxi from the border office into town should cost no more than ……