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 […]
Experience hotels offer so much more than just excellent service, a comfortable bed and a nice breakfast. Here are our Top 5 experience hotels in Latin America; Machu Picchu Pueblo This fabulous property by environmentally conscious Inkaterra is tucked away from the town of Aguas Calientes and sits in 12 acres of cloud forest. […]
Festivals in Peru are a riot of colour and noise, sometimes with a sombre element, and always a great excuse for family and friends of all generations to get together. Exquisite costumes unique to each region or dance school, pounding music and special food combine to create a heady mix. If you can coincide you […]
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.