The inhabitants of Georgetown on the coast of Guyana refer to the rest of the country as “the interior”. Many have never been and probably never will. Clinging to the edge of the South American continent, Guyana, Suriname and French Guyana often get overlooked as tourists make a beeline for their huge neighbour Brazil, or other more well-known hot […]
We explain why the Lares Treks are a fantastic alternative to the Inca Trail. Travel through traditional communities, high Andean passes and remote villages. For unforgettable real life experiences with local Andean people, you can’t beat Lares, also known as The Weaver’s Way. So why Lares? The Inca Trail is Full, or you’ve already done it Probably […]
Day of the Dead dates back over 3000 years to Aztec times and is being celebrated this week. Symbolized by ‘La Calavera Catrina’, a lady with an elaborate and colourful costume with a skull for a face, it might appear frightening at first but this is not the purpose. In fact she represents what would […]
New flight routes in Latin America keep us on our toes and allow us to get really creative with new ideas for tailor-made holidays. As well as some great new direct routes in from the UK and USA, there are several new domestic ones that have us really excited; Direct flights to Latin America with […]
This really was the holiday of a lifetime and thanks to expedition leader Hannah and her fantastic team was it was a magical experience. The scenery and wildlife were breathtaking and the history of polar exportation, and my hero Sir Ernest Shackleton in particular was vividly, brought to life. To be able to follow his journey and pay my respects to him at his graveside in South Georgia was very emotional and something I will never forget.
Lorraine traveled on Hebridean Sky. Find out more here.