December 21 marks the end of the Mayan Long Count Calendar. Many believe this also heralds the end of our current world and the dawn of a new age. For a dramatic event, you need a dramatic location. Here is our pick of six dramatic, mysterious or just all round incredible places to see in […]
As we watch the blaze of glory at the closing ceremony of London’s Paralympic Games and the days begin to draw short on Britain’s golden summer, we can sit back with a smile of contentment and wonder how the next Olympic Games will be able to surprise and delight the world as both the London and Beijing Games did. […]
The quiet beaches backing onto rich forests of Ecuador´s coast make it a great destination for a multi-day bike ride. Karen from Into Latin America recently took advantage of a few days off to cycle what known as the Route of the Sun. Here, Karen tells us about some of the highlights of the trip. […]
Visiting Community Tourism Projects in Ecuador is a great way to meet people and learn about local cultures. Here Karen shares her experiences of visiting one project in Saraguro, 3 hours from Cuenca, south Ecuador. Saraguro is a town, a canton and also an identity for the people who live there. Saraguro people are easily […]
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.